Gone are the days of having to rely on carefully chosen statistics doled out by a government agency or news reporter in the event of a crisis.
Readily available satellite data and visualization tools online have made it possible for anyone to observe massive changes happening on a global scale. Of course, that data is only available insofar as government agencies with satellites have made their data available.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the USDA Forest Service provide information for interested people looking to see the latest on U.S. wildfires.
Now the European Space Agency is … Read more