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Satellite Data Could Track Vulnerable Areas, Terrorist Threats

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September 13, 2002
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Orbiting 500 miles above the planet, satellites give scientists a "big picture" view of changes to the Earth's landscape - from suburbanization trends to shoreline erosion. Now, an Ohio University researcher is using the technology to try to detect a more dangerous activity: terrorism and the areas of the country most vulnerable to potential attacks.

ATHENS, Ohio - Orbiting 500 miles above the planet, satellites give scientists a "big picture" view of changes to the Earth's landscape - from suburbanization trends to shoreline erosion. Now, an Ohio University researcher is using the technology to try to detect a more dangerous activity: terrorism and the areas of the country most vulnerable to potential attacks.


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Ohio University. (2002, September 13). Satellite Data Could Track Vulnerable Areas, Terrorist Threats. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020913065336.htm
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