Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News

News

image

July 6, 2011

China Puts Drones on the Fast Track

U.S. military successes with drones have changed strategic thinking worldwide and spurred a global rush for unmanned aircraft.

July 6, 2011

Air Force To Add Hyperspectral Capabilities to Drones

The U.S. Air Force has contracted Raytheon to produce the first airborne tactical Earth imaging hyperspectral sensor system.

June 27, 2011

What’s Causing All This Wild Weather? Blame La Nada!

Record snowfall, killer tornadoes, devastating floods … Since last December, the weather in the United States has been positively wild. But why? A NASA climatologist points a finger at the disappearance of La Niña.

June 27, 2011

Florida Researchers Monitor Crops with UAS

University of Florida researcher Reza Ehsani and others are using a miniature unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to view crops from above, giving farmers a promising, inexpensive way to obtain much-needed clues about what’s really happening between the leaves and branches.

June 27, 2011

Spain’s PAZ Satellite on Pace for 2012 Debut

If all goes well, Spain will become the first European country to have a dual Earth observation system—radar and optical—for both civilian and military use.

June 27, 2011

LiDAR 3-D Mapping Aids Colorado Ice Age Researchers

A group of 27 scientists has joined the 50-person dig team at the Ice Age fossil site near Snowmass Village, Colo. With only a week left in the dig at Ziegler Reservoir, the fossil excavation is accelerating to its completion.

June 27, 2011

Examining Earth Observation’s Role In Carbon Capture and Storage

During the last two years the European Space Agency has funded a project that aims to establish a service concept based on satellite Earth observation technologies capable of monitoring carbon dioxide capture and storage facilities.

June 27, 2011

GEOINT in the Palm of Your Hand

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency continues to pursue better ways to make imagery more readily available to the warfighter, including tapping into cloud computing. Which hand-held devices could benefit from this trend?

June 20, 2011

Helicopter-Mounted LiDAR Aids Transmission Line Compliance

North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) now requires transmission line owners to document the condition of their assets. Merrick & Company says its helicopter-mounted LiDAR is speedier and more cost effective than fixed-wing aircraft for this highly specialized task.

June 20, 2011

New York City Powered By the Sun?

City University of New York has compiled a 3-D city model with LiDAR data collected by Colorado Springs-based Sanborn to estimate the amount of solar energy that falls on each square meter of New York’s five boroughs and determine the solar energy potential for every building citywide.

Page 654 of 655 1 649 650 651 652 653 654 655