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Processed Thematic Mapper satellite imagery for selected areas within the U.S.-Mexico borderlands


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2013-05-16 14:06:49


The passage of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA),establishment of the Border Environmental Cooperation Commissionas well as the EPA U.S./Mexico Border XXI Program has focusedattention to the environmental social-cultural, and economicconditions in the United States-Mexico frontier and to theenhanced necessity of a binational, transborder approach inaddressing problems. Towards this end, this U.S.-Mexicoborderlands Thematic Mapper selection is designed to be utilizedas fundamental part of a basic geographic information systemdatabase for natural resource, environmental, and land-managementstudies.


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Floyd Gray
Process Contact :
Robert J Miller
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey
Metadata Contact :
Peter N Schweitzer
Originator :
John C. Dohrenwend, Floyd Gray, Robert J. Miller

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To provide processed satellite images of key areas along the U.S.-Mexico border for use in a broad spectrum of studies. Landsatdata have been used by government, commercial, industrial,civilian, and educational communities in the U.S. and worldwide.They are being used to support a wide range of applications insuch areas as global change research, agriculture, forestry,geology, resources management, geography, mapping, water quality,and oceanography. Landsat data have potential applications formonitoring the conditions of the Earth's land surface

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