06 Aug '11, 10pm

Eastmain Reservoir, Quebec: Acquired May 19, 2011, this natural-color scene shows a work-in-progress hydroele...

On May 19, 2011, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite observed a work in progress in northern Quebec, east of James Bay. The project—known as the Eastmain-1-A/Sarcelle/Rupert Project—is designed to increase hydroelectric power for the Canadian province. The top image is a wide-area view of the hydroelectric project, and it shows the Eastmain Reservoir, which lies about 800 kilometers (500 miles) north of Montreal. A layer of ice lingers on the reservoir's surface, with areas of open water appearing in darker shades of blue. Cracks on the ice span the reservoir, especially in the south. The white outline in the top image shows the area covered in the lower, close-up view. This image provides a detailed look at some of the structures along this reservoir: the Eastmain-1 power house and the Eastmain-1-A power house, which is under constr...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Aug '11, 10pm

On May 19, 2011, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite observed a work in progress i...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Aug '11, 10pm

On May 19, 2011, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite observed a work in progress i...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 07 Aug '11, 10pm

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Rick Perry, Here’s an Image for You.. | Planetsave

Rick Perry, Here’s an Image for You.. | Planetsave

planetsave.com 06 Aug '11, 10pm

There are a ton of climate science and heat record graphs I would love to show Rick Perry and his clan, but I have a suspi...