Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Sky Scape Industries Acquired By American Aerospace
American Aerospace Technologies, a provider of real-time remote sensing...
TomTom Results Top Estimates, Wins Two High-definition Map Deals
Dutch navigation and digital maps firm TomTom on Wednesday...
Equipped with Velodyne Lidar Sensors, Techmake’s Eagle X Swoops into Aerial-Mapping Market
SAN JOSE, Calif.- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that...
Trimble Opens Registration for its 2019 in.sight User Conference + Expo
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that...
WGIC Announces Appointment of New President and Treasurer for 2019 – 2020 Term
The Annual General Meeting of the World Geospatial Industry...

From the Field

July 21, 2014

USGS iCoast Needs You to Help Identify Coastal Changes

By Ethan Alpern, public affairs specialist, U.S. Geological Survey (www.usgs.gov), Reston, Va.   Hurricane season started again in June. Do you know what happens to U.S. coasts after these extreme storms? The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently launched a new crowdsourcing application called “iCoast—Did the Coast Change?” to record and reveal coastal changes from extreme storms. iCoast

December 2, 2011

IceBridge: Building a Record of
 Earth’s Changing Ice, One Flight at a Time

By Holli Riebeek, NASA Earth Observatory (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov), Greenbelt, Md.   “Because understanding of some important effects driving sea level rise is too limited, this report does not assess the likelihood, nor provide a best estimate or an upper bound for sea level rise. The projections do not include … the full effects of changes in

May 19, 2011

Beware—Map Projections Do Matter

By Robert Simmon, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (www.nasa.gov/goddard), Greenbelt, Md. hen it comes to misinterpreting a satellite image or map, there are many ways the media and other organizations can get it wrong. For example, consider this recent headline and image from the U.K.’s Daily Mail Online: World of two halves! Map shows most