NASA Radar Demonstrates Ability to Foresee Sinkholes
Analyses by NASA's UAVSAR radar performed after the Bayou Corne, La., sinkhole formed, show it was able to detect precursory ground surface movement of up to 10.2 inches (260 millimeters) more than a month before the sinkhole collapsed in Aug. 2012.
UAVSAR Acquires False-Color Image of Galeras Volcano, Colombia
This false-color image of Colombia's Galeras Volcano, was acquired by UAVSAR on March 13, 2013. A highly active volcano, Galeras features a breached caldera and an active cone that produces numerous small to moderate explosive eruptions.
This false-color, oblique perspective image of the Slumgullion landslide in southwestern Colorado depicting its surface motion was created by data acquired by NASA's UAVSAR between two airplane flights in August 2011.