Corona Atlas of the Middle East (أطلس كورونا للشرق الأوسط)

A freely accessible online database for viewing and distribution of geo-corrected satellite images of the Middle East. CORONA is the code-name for the United States’ first photographic spy satellite mission, in operation from 1960-1972.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, University of Arkansas
Last Updated September 24, 2020, 15:10 (BST)
Created April 2, 2020, 14:32 (BST)
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Project team

Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, University of Arkansas

Project start date 2012-01-01
Project status Completed
Project funder

National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies

Citation information

Casana J., Cothren J. ,(2013), The CORONA Atlas Project: Orthorectification of CORONA Satellite Imagery and Regional-Scale Archaeological Exploration in the Near East. In: Mapping Archaeological Landscapes from Space. SpringerBriefs in Archaeology, vol 5. Springer, New York, NY

Time Periods Hashemite, Modern
Data type Images Map, Images Satellite image