Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
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Optical Satellite Imagery

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

May 18, 2011

Modeling the World

Image processing innovations are creating value for decision makers. By Robert Schowengerdt, professor emeritus, University of Arizona (http://www.arizona.edu/),  Tucson, Ariz. He is the author of Remote Sensing—Models and Methods for Image Processing (2006), which is now in its third edition and available at http://www.elsevier.com/. Remote sensing science and technology have evolved dramatically in the nearly

May 18, 2011

Data Fusion Expands Intelligence Options

By James. S. Blundell, vice president, Geospatial Products and Solutions, Overwatch Systems (http://www.overwatch.com/), Sterling, Va. Remote sensing, in all its varied forms and functions, has continually evolved, from the Civil War-era fixed balloons with spotters to modern unmanned aircraft systems that provide real-time situational awareness to warfighters in Iraq and Afghanistan. In today’s world the

May 18, 2011

The Great Grain Robbery: Lessons Learned from Earth Imaging’s Early History

By Dr. Gary E. Weir, historian, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (http://www.nga.mil/), Bethesda, Md. Have you ever heard of the Great Grain Robbery of 1972? What sounds like a train hijacking actually opened the intelligence community’s eyes to the possibilities of a new form of sensory technology that has since become important for defense against military, terrorist,

May 18, 2011

Keeping an Eye on Asia

Following the March 11, 2011, tsunami that ravaged Japan’s coastline, the geospatial community has rallied around the country, providing disaster response tools on the ground and an array of geospatially based information resources via the Internet. Japan continues to bear the hardships of this massive natural disaster, described by many experts as the worst crisis

May 6, 2011

Air Combat Command’s GeoBase Mission

Advanced raster management speeds disaster response and other mission-critical data to U.S. Air Force operations worldwide. By Mike Cannon, Dave Williams and Matt Moore, AECOM (http://www.aecom.com/), Virginia Beach, Va. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is divided into Major Commands that focus on specific geographic and functional areas. For example, the primary mission of the Air

May 6, 2011

Immediate Awareness Immediate Response

New Web-based platforms for delivering satellite imagery and other critical geospatial information to first responders are revolutionizing disaster management. By Tara Byrnes, director, North American channel, GeoEye (http://www.geoeye.com/), Herndon, Va. Sometimes we know of an event or situation about to unfold, but often we’re caught off guard by natural and man-made disasters. First responders, the

May 6, 2011

Disaster Response in JAPAN

Geospatial Community to the Rescue Following the devastating March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, a host of geospatial companies provided pivotal disaster response information and services. Many of the same companies and more will contribute to cleanup and rebuilding efforts. The disaster has been described as Japan’s worst crisis since World War

April 15, 2011

Sensor-Knowledge System Protects Critical Infrastructure

Threat Detection and Assessment A development team led by TerraEchos and its sister company, GCS Research, both of Missoula, Mont., have introduced a commercial sensor-knowledge system capable of detecting, locating and classifying threats to remote high-risk facilities. The Adelos® S4 system integrates acoustic fiber-optic sensors, multistream information processing and geospatial situational awareness technologies. System Specifics

April 15, 2011

Earth-Mapping Shuttle Mission Marks 10th Anniversary

The data benefit scientists, engineers, government agencies and the public with applications that range from land-use planning to virtual Earth exploration. NASA is currently using Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data to create an even better global topographic map by combining it with the more complete Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer global digital elevation

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