Planet Earth

EarthArt: What are you looking at?

ImaGeo iconImaGeoBy Tom YulsmanFeb 19, 2013 1:40 PM

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It may look all the world like a work of abstract expressionism. But in reality, it's a remote sensing image, created using data from a NASA satellite.

Can you figure out what this image shows, and why it is significant? As a bonus for true remote sensing geeks (like me), can you take a guess as to which satellite and sensor it comes from?

Leave your answers in the comments section. I'll come back by the end of the day to declare a winner, and fill in the details where necessary.

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