A report from the recent plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations by Timothy Stryker, the director of the U.S. Group on Earth Observations Program, emphasized the importance of open and machine-readable data.
A stealthy startup company that analyzes satellite imagery came into the open recently with a high-profile article in The Wall Street Journal.
Maximizing the value of Earth observations collected by U.S. federal agencies involves making remote sensing data accessible to users worldwide.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is considering private-sector partners to help solve its big data dilemma.
The Federal Communications Commission recently cleared Planet Labs’ request to launch and operate nongeostationary orbit Earth Exploration Satellite Service satellites.
NASA’s Near Earth Object Program recently released a map that shows the frequency, size and location of small asteroids that enter and disintegrate in Earth’s atmosphere.
Global Fishing Watch provides a global view of commercial fishing. The new platform was born from a partnership among Oceana, Skytruth and Google.
A new online visualization tool provides maps of climate stressors and impacts as well as interactive graphs that show daily and long-term observations from thousands of weather stations across the United States.
A Dnepr rocket carried five Japanese Earth observing satellites into orbit Nov. 6, 2014, from the Dombrovsky military base in southern Russia.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s success using geospatial technology in his prior post is leading to an increased stature for the technology in India.