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Drought.gov great source of maps and tools

If you are looking for maps on conditions relating to current drought, precipitation, soil moisture, agriculture or water supply, a great place to start is the “Data, Maps and Tools” page of the Drought Portal at https://www.drought.gov/drought/data-maps-tools. It  has an amazing array of maps and tools that are well-organized into different…
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“RainSphere”–A new tool for exploring trends in satellite precipitation

A new mapping tool that allows you to look at historical and projected trends in precipitation from satellite and ground-based data is now available at http://rainsphere.eng.uci.edu/.  According to a description of the tool in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (link), CHRS RainSphere was designed as an educational tool that…
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“This web tool will let you find and analyze any satellite imagery in under 10 seconds”

GeoAwesomeness.com posted a story about a new source of satellite data on land cover to its web site this week. It is a viewer which allows you to look at several different land cover satellites, including LandSat and MODIS and search for local coverage very quickly.  I have just tried…
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