Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

Contour Farming:A Practice of Rainwater Coservation and Reducing Soil Erosion

Practice of tilling sloped land along lines of consistent elevation in order to conserve rainwater and to reduce soil losses from surface erosion. These objectives are achieved by means of furrows, crop rows, and wheel tracks across slopes, all of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Open Geography:
DigitalGlobe and GeoEye are not the only commercial satellite companies providing high resolution imagery to governments. In Europe, Astrium is talking about its new satellite offerings, and positioning itself and the merged DigitalGlobe as the…

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