INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- UNITAR-UNOSAT and Radiant.Earth Partner for Greater Impact from Earth Observations
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), through its Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), and Radiant.Earth agreed to explore new Earth observation data innovations supporting humanitarian disaster management, global health, climate change, sustainable water management and cultural heritage.
- Wildfires Light Up Portugal
On June 17, 2017, lightning reportedly ignited a deadly wildfire that spread across the mountainous areas of Pedrógão Grande—a municipality in central Portugal located about 160 kilometers northeast of Lisbon.
- Pre-Landslide Movements Found on Radar
On May 20, 2017, more than a million tons of dirt and rock buried part of California’s Highway 1 along the Pacific coastline in the state’s Big Sur region. In addition to cutting off the route, the landslide added some 12 acres of land to the shoreline.
- Drone Technology Optimizes Vineyard Performance
Noveltis, a French company, has been using SimActive’s Correlator3D software to help with precision viticulture. Based on multispectral drone imagery, mapping products are generated to determine vine health and detect missing plants.