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Cover: Designed by Michael Dudzik. The three images at the top depict three applications areas from the NASA Applied Sciences Program, agriculture, aviation, and water management (courtesy of the NASA Applied Science Program). The bottom Landsat 7 image shows the distribution of sediment washed into the ocean off the North Carolina coast as a result of Hurricane Floyd’s rains (courtesy of NASA’s Visible Earth Project, http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/).
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