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Mapping Modern Threats to Ancient Chacoan Sites

Risk maps can help land managers make more informed decisions about modern development in the vicinity of an ancient civilization.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey, topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), and risk analysis courtesy of Kelsey Herndon and the NASA DEVELOP Program. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published May 31, 2018
Data acquired 2017

Sources:
In situ Measurement
Landsat 8 > OLI
Model
Space Shuttle > SRTM
Collections:
Applied Sciences
National Parks