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Southwest US critical mineral reflections

Metal Tech News - September 30, 2022

 

Last updated 10/18/2022 at 2:32pm

A NASA high-altitude plane in flight over snow-covered mountains.

NASA

The American Southwest hyperspectral critical minerals survey will be flown by NASA's AVIRIS, the first full range imaging spectrometer dedicated to Earth remote measurement.

USGS, NASA use hyperspectral imaging to seek critical minerals in Southwest US.

To gain a broader view of potential domestic sources of the minerals needed for everything from electronic devices and household tools to electric vehicles and wind turbines, the U.S. Geological Survey has teamed up with NASA to use airborne hyperspectral imaging to scan portions of the American Southwest f...



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