El Salvador From Above 

San Miguel, El Salvador, captured from the International Space Station on Sept. 16, 2023, by ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen during his Huginn Mission.

A Deluge in Greece 

Following weeks of heat waves and fires, torrential rains unleashed widespread flooding in Central Greece in early September 2023.

Land-Surface Temperature in Vienna

Land surface temperatures around Vienna, Austria, on July 14, 2023 were recorded by NASA’s Ecostress instrument, which is carried on the International Space Station. 

Devastation in Maui 

A fast-moving wildfire devastated the historic town of Lahaina on Maui, Hawaii’s second-largest island. 

Smoke Plume from Litli-Hrútur Volcano 

On July 10, 2023, a volcano some 30 kilometers from Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, erupted following heightened seismic activity in the area.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS

NASA Maps Key Heat Wave Differences in Southern California 

NASA Maps Key Heat Wave Differences in Southern California 

Like much of the planet, Southern California is expected to experience more heat waves in the future due to Earth’s changing climate. And some of these will feel increasingly humid, as long-term forecasts call for muggy spells more typically associated with Florida or eastern Texas. 

Heat Dome Descends on Central United States 

Heat Dome Descends on Central United States 

High heat and humidity blanketed many states in the U.S. South, Midwest and Great Plains in late August 2023, when a large area of high pressure and warm air, often referred to as a heat dome, parked over the interior United States. 

Portugal Blaze 

Portugal Blaze 

With Portugal in the grip of a heatwave, a wildfire broke out on Aug. 5, 2023, south of Odemira in the Alentejo region in southern Portugal.

BUSINESS

Avineon Earns Parcel Management Specialty

McLean, Virginia – September 20, 2023 – Avineon, Inc. (Avineon), a global provider of digital modernization, spatial intelligence, GIS managed services, and engineering support solutions, is pleased to announce that is has earned the Esri Parcel Management Specialty...

PRODUCTS

Esri Launches Online GIS Course for Climate Action

Learners Will Have Access to Free Geospatial Software and Data REDLANDS, Calif.—September 28, 2023—As the impacts of climate change increase and intensify around the world, one aspect that has become clear is the geographic nature of the issue. The ability to tackle...

IDS GeoRadar launches Chaser XR ground-penetrating radar

The new compact and lightweight ground-penetrating radar solution for subsurface profiling extends the power of revolutionary Equalised scrambled Technology to geophysical surveying. (PISA, Italy) IDS GeoRadar, part of Hexagon, today announced the launch of Chaser XR,...

KP Performance Antennas Launches Advanced Vehicle GPS Antennas

IRVINE, Calif. – KP Performance Antennas, an Infinite Electronics brand and a manufacturer of wireless network antennas, announces the launch of its vehicle GPS antennas designed to redefine accuracy and reliability in automotive applications....

SkyFi Launches Two New Products: Open Data and SkyFi Insights

Austin, TX  — SkyFi, a leading provider of Earth observation data, is proud to announce a leap forward in data easification with the simultaneous launch of two transformative products: open data and SkyFi Insights. SkyFi Is The Geospatial Hub For The World With...

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

Geo Week Advisory Board Announced!

Geo Week Advisory Board is set to help deliver critical insights to geospatial and built world professionals.  Portland, Maine – USA – Organizers of Geo Week, the premier event that champions the coming together of geospatial technologies and the built...

Dr. Todd E. Humphreys Receives Kepler Award

The Institute of Navigation recognizes Dr. Todd E. Humphreys with prestigious Johannes Kepler Award at the ION GNSS+ 2023 Conference  Manassas Virginia - The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division awarded Dr. Todd E. Humphreys its Johannes Kepler...

WGIC Announces Appointment of Aaron Addison as Executive Director

The Hague, The Netherlands: The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Addison as its next Executive Director. Aaron, who presently serves as WGIC’s Deputy Director, will step into the new role from November 1,...

Companies Set to Pitch to Panel of Investors at UAS Summit & Expo

Produced by UAS Magazine, the UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry. Grand Forks, ND – (9/21/23) – UAS Magazine in partnership with the UAS Angel Network and the Grand Forks...