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Figure 1.1: Diariocritico de Venezuela in Flickr. https://creativecommons.org/ licenses/ by/ 2.0/
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Image: courtesy Liam Gumley, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the MODIS science team via NASA.
Figure 1.3: courtesy Dr Marcus Badger.
Figure 1.6: courtesy Dr Anne Jay.
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Figure 1.15: courtesy Dr Frances Jenner. – adapted with permission.
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