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Before and After Landsat 8/9 images Showing Impacts of Recent Storm Events

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The state of California has experienced record-breaking rainfall since December. The impacts of these recent storms can be seen from space.

Landsat 8/9 captured these natural color (Bands 4|3|2) before and after images of Northern California showing turbid rivers, rising reservoirs, and saturated fields.

Imagery from Landsat continues to help researchers, emergency responders, and the public to understand the scale and scope of flooding the world over. Learn more about the Landsat mission at



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