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Urban growth monitoring (Cairo)
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Enhanced Thematic Mapper SLC-off data obtained by Landsat 7 at 08:13 on 12 April 2004.

Landsat image taken over the area of Cairo and its surroundings on April 2004. The image could be used as alternative data in lesson 8 to show how optical measurements from spaceborne payloads may be used for monitoring urban changes.

Data source: USGS - U.S. Geological Survey.
Accessed 13-11-2012.

For information on how to obtain similar data, see
http://glovis.usgs.gov/QuickStart.shtml

The data may be used as an alternative to data used in lesson 8. Some modifications to the lesson text will be needed.

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