Satellite Images Showing Deforestation and Elevated Suspended Sediment Due to Gold Mining in Peru (image) Dartmouth College Share Print E-Mail Caption Satellite images used in the study show deforestation and elevated suspended sediment (orange/brown water) due to gold mining operations in the Rio Inambari and Rio Colorado watersheds in Peru. Credit Images are from NASA LandSat. Figure compiled by Evan N. Dethier. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.