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April 5, 2015

Rectifying the Past with Digital Historic Imagery

Scanning hard-copy data makes digital historic imagery accessible, virtually organized and easily distributed. By Doug Joos and Joe Cantz, Woolpert (www.woolpert.com), Dayton, Ohio. Many government agencies and businesses have aerial photo-graphy prints and large map sheets that document the past, many of which date back to the early 1900s. These prints and maps are vital

April 5, 2015

Exploring the Capabilities of Spaceborne Sensors

Advances in spaceborne remote sensing have led to  a wide variety of sensors for environmental and natural resources mapping and data acquisition. By Assefa M. Melesse, Qihao Weng, Prasad S. Thenkabail and Gabriel B. Senay. Melesse is a professor with the Department of Earth & Environment, Florida International University (www.earthenvironment.flu.edu), Miami. Weng is the director

April 5, 2015

Developing the Map of the Future

The continuing integration of Earth imagery and GIS is revolutionizing the geospatial industry and empowering users. By Matteo Luccio, founder and president of Pale Blue Dot. Geospatial technology is changing. Now geographic information system (GIS) software is ingesting, organizing and visualizing data from a rapidly growing assortment of remote sensing platforms and sensors; 2D is

April 4, 2015

Consider the Benefits of Mobile LiDAR for Transportation Projects

Mobile LiDAR has become an effective solution for rapid data collection in recent years. For example, using mobile LiDAR imaging, the Utah Department of Transportation recently undertook a groundbreaking inventory of numerous roadway assets. Laser scanning is helping many state agencies comply with a new federal law requiring them to digitally map the U.S. National

February 21, 2015

Emerging Programs, Markets Drive Earth Observation Growth

Competition is expected to heat up in the global Earth observation data market, with an ever-increasing number of satellites and new companies looking to expand their business. By Adam Keith, director of space and Earth observation, Euroconsult (www.euroconsult-ec.com), Montreal, Canada. From 2004–2013, 162 Earth observation (EO) satellites were launched by civil government and commercial entities

February 21, 2015

Satellogic to Offer Real-Time Earth Observation

Last year saw the birth of many new commercial endeavors aimed at taking advantage of the widespread commercialization of space to expand the number of low Earth orbit Earth observation satellite constellations. Satellogic (www.satellogic.com) recently announced plans for a constellation of its own satellites, called CubeBugs, after successfully launching and testing two satellites in 2013.

February 21, 2015

Sensor Fusion: Deriving Information from Data

Collaborative efforts enhance the ability to capture and analyze data from multiple sources to effectively detect, deter, and respond to natural and man-made threats. By Matteo Luccio, founder and president of Pale Blue Dot The current explosion in the variety, capability and sheer number of sensors is generating a flood of data intended to enhance

February 21, 2015

State of the Industry Report

Ever-increasing data sources and image processing capabilities are revolutionizing the Earth imaging community’s ability to map and monitor our changing planet. What are the most significant technology trends shaping the remote sensing industry? That’s the question Earth Imaging Journal’s staff asked a range of industry experts who specialize in Earth imagery collection, processing and analysis.

December 18, 2014

Intriguing Images of 2014

Earth imagery’s unparalleled insights and transparency are elevating our understanding of today’s interconnected world. This feature highlights a few of the many ways Earth observation chronicled some of 2014’s noteworthy events and interesting phenomena.

December 14, 2014

Monitoring Polar Changes: Scientists Deploy Many Tools to Measure Sea Ice Thickness

During the last few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening much faster in the Arctic and Antarctic. Scientists are hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting Earth’s polar regions.

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