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Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we talk about the Chernobyl disaster.

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John Dwyer, former Science and Applications Branch Chief at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center.

Episode 2 - Chernobyl

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Summary: When the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant's Reactor 4 disaster struck Ukraine on April 26, 1996, Landsat satellites were among the first to capture visual evidence of its widespread impact. The disaster focused the world's attention on the value of remote sensing.

Guest: John Dwyer, EROS Science Branch Chief

Host: Steve Young

Producer: Brian Hauge

Release date: Sept. 9, 2019

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