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July 25, 2011

NASA Researchers Finishing ICESCAPE Mission

Scientists embarked in late June from Alaska on the second and final campaign of a NASA field campaign to study how changing conditions in the Arctic affect the ocean's chemistry and ecosystems.

July 25, 2011

Atmospheric Particles Help Slow Climate Warming

Aided by LiDAR, a NOAA study indicates that an increased abundance of particles high in the atmosphere has offset about a third of the climate warming influence of carbon dioxide change during the last decade.

July 25, 2011

MIT Software Enables UAS Control with an iPhone

The director of MIT’s Humans and Automation Lab says anyone could learn to fly an unmanned aircraft system with a smart phone and three minutes of training.

July 25, 2011

Texas A&M Gets FAA Approval to Fly Civil UAS

The university cites wildlife inventory, border security, hurricane research and monitoring, detection and tracking of harmful algae blooms, and situational awareness for incident response as potential study applications.

July 25, 2011

Landslide Mapped in 3-D with Micro-Helicopter UAV

Researchers at Australia’s University of Tasmania are using OktoKopters equipped with thermal and six-band mulitspectral sensors.

July 18, 2011

Woolpert Acquisition Adds Hydrographic Surveying Services

Woolpert announced that the firm has acquired Geomatics Data Solutions (GDS), an international hydrographic and bathymetric survey firm.

July 18, 2011

Do Satellite Images Show Mass Graves in Sudan?

According to the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP), DigtialGlobe satellite images reveal visual evidence of mass graves in South Kordofan, corroborating eyewitness reports of systematic killings and mass burials in the conflict-torn region of Sudan.

July 18, 2011

Texas Gets Second UAV For Border Patrol

A second unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) soon will be based in Texas to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

July 18, 2011

DigitalGlobe Unveils New Image Library Service

DigitalGlobe introduced Global Basemap at last week’s Esri International User Conference. Aaron Crane, vice president of product management, answers questions about the product and its customers.

July 18, 2011

Mexico Death Toll Rises to 22 from Tropical Storm Arlene

Heavy rain from the season’s first named Atlantic storm produced widespread flooding near Cabo Rojo in Veracruz, Mexico.

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