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A Satellite View of River Width

As they prepare for a satellite that will measure the height and areal extent of rivers in unprecedented detail, hydrologists have released a better map of North American river widths.


NASA Earth Observatory maps by Joshua Stevens, using data from Allen, G. H., & Pavelsky, T.M. (2015). Caption by Adam Voiland.

Published July 9, 2015
Data acquired 2015

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 7 > ETM+