Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
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May 27, 2016

Coastal Monitoring Provides an Opportunity for Oil and Gas Projects

Deepwater Horizon—the memories are fading, but the negative effects still are being felt six years later and will be for a while to come. Much has been said about the impacts on the wildlife, coastal ecosystems, fisheries, tourism and other parts of the local environment and economy.

March 31, 2016

Coastal-Erosion Modeling with LiDAR and UAS Technology

Coastal erosion is a persistent problem along the California coast that can drastically affect local communities. In the last 20 years alone, erosion has taken a particularly high toll in Pacifica, Calif. Through wind, rain and wave action, the scenic bluffs that line the ocean in this beachside town have continued to retreat to a point where local homes have been evacuated and condemned for demolition.

February 2, 2016

Earth Observation Tracks Resources for Better Decisions

When commodity markets are fragile, it’s important for companies, banks and countries to understand how the supply and prices of natural resources are affected by local and global conditions.

December 2, 2015

Thermal Imagery Adds Monitoring Options

As traditional imagery becomes more of a commodity in the mapping industry, professionals are exploring new ways to utilize different sensors in a geospatial context. Thermal imagery is a promising technology that can benefit a variety of applications, although it remains underutilized in large-scale geographic acquisitions.