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July 18, 2011

DigitalGlobe Unveils New Image Library Service

DigitalGlobe introduced Global Basemap at last week’s Esri International User Conference. Aaron Crane, vice president of product management, answers questions about the product and its customers.

July 18, 2011

Mexico Death Toll Rises to 22 from Tropical Storm Arlene

Heavy rain from the season’s first named Atlantic storm produced widespread flooding near Cabo Rojo in Veracruz, Mexico.

July 18, 2011

Germany Looks to Unmanned Aircraft for Wide-Area Surveillance

As the German air force maps out its future unmanned aircraft plans, it’s looking to acquire up to four high-altitude unmanned aircraft for wide-area surveillance.

July 11, 2011

Satellite Sees Rare Snow in Chilean Desert

Images acquired by NASA’S Terra satellite provide natural and infrared views of a rare blanket of snow covering South America’s Atacama Desert.

July 11, 2011

Alaska Researchers Study Sea Lions with UAV

Using an unmanned aircraft originally designed to protect U.S. Navy SEALS during beach assaults, scientists seek insights about the decline in western Alaska’s Stellar sea lion population.

July 11, 2011

MAPPS Summer Session Tackles Tough Topics

One of the topics discussed: Are Earth observing UAVs a threat or an opportunity to private aerial imagery acquisition firms?

July 11, 2011

GeoEye Expands Deal with Russian Partner

GeoEye will provide Russia’s ScanEx with more than 50 million square kilometers of high-resolution satellite imagery for international customers in Russia and neighboring countries.

July 11, 2011

Coast Guard Wants UAVs on Icebreakers

Even though icebreakers are designed to cut through thick ice, it burns more fuel and makes patrols longer. The Coast Guard hopes UAVs can help icebreakers plan easier routes.

July 6, 2011

USGS Counts Cranes With Unmanned Aircraft

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently conducted its first unmanned aircraft system (UAS) mission using a Raven RQ-11A small UAS to count sandhill cranes in southern Colorado.

July 6, 2011

ESA Unveils New Sea Ice Map at Paris Air Show

The first map of sea-ice thickness from the European Space Agency’s CryoSat mission is designed to change our understanding of the complex relationship between ice and climate.

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