satellite imagery

noun

: pictures taken from satellites
They used satellite imagery to see the ice caps.

Examples of satellite imagery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other researchers in the project from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York used decades of satellite imagery to help track water clarity in the loon lakes studied. John Myers, Twin Cities, 6 Apr. 2024 The analysis uses satellite imagery to detect sinking and rising land to help paint a more precise picture of exposure to flooding both today and in the future. Delger Erdenesanaa, New York Times, 19 Mar. 2024 And this one is spectacular: so big that it could be seen on satellite imagery, the moment an enormous section of sediment collapsed last July, dumping its terraces to create new waves and shoving the biggest river in the West into a tight 20-foot channel. Cassidy Randall, Rolling Stone, 18 Feb. 2024 The WaPo, which spoke to 14 witnesses and colleagues of the slain journalists, also asked two analysts to review satellite imagery covering a 1.2 mile radius of the area, which was captured on the day of the attack. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 At The Post’s request, two analysts reviewed available satellite imagery of the area taken by Planet Labs and Airbus on Jan. 7, covering a radius of roughly 1.2 miles from where the drone was launched. Hazem Balousha, Washington Post, 19 Mar. 2024 High-resolution satellite imagery may soon offer even more information on risk from dark vessels. Heather Welch, The Conversation, 6 Mar. 2024 The team could quantify the white spruce in the region with satellite imagery that shows how the tree line has changed over time. Matt Simon, WIRED, 4 Mar. 2024 The house was destroyed in late December, satellite imagery shows. Chevaz Clarke, New York Times, 6 Feb. 2024

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“Satellite imagery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/satellite%20imagery. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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