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April 9, 2014

Europe Lofts First Copernicus Environmental Satellite

The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to routinely access key environmental data took a major step forward with the launch of the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite on April 3, 2014.

April 9, 2014

Keeping Satellite Sensors Honest

Satellite sensors start collecting data soon after launch, but it takes time—and work on the ground—to ensure those observations are accurate and meaningful.

April 9, 2014

New Pacific Island Consumes Its Neighbor

In November 2013, a western Pacific Ocean seafloor volcano formed a new island 500 meters from existing Nishino-shima Island; four months later, they have combined to form one island.

April 9, 2014

Satellite Observes a Near Miss in Madagascar

On March 30, 2014, the outlook appeared grim for northwestern Madagascar. Tropical cyclone Hellen spun offshore, rapidly gaining strength with a track destined to bring it ashore.

April 9, 2014

Radar UAS Images Antarctic Glaciers

Researchers have tested a compact radar system integrated on a small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) to look through the ice and map the topography underlying rapidly moving glaciers.

April 1, 2014

Clark Labs and Geocarto International Release a New Version of IDRIS Remote Sensing Guide

Worcester, Mass., March 27, 2014—Clark Labs is pleased to announce that Geocarto International Centre in Hong Kong, has recently published a new version of Remote Sensing with IDRISI: A Beginner's Guide, authored by Timothy Warner and David J. Campagna and updated for IDRISI Selva. The text is ideal for students and professionals seeking a hands-on,

April 1, 2014

EuroConsult Releases Report on Earth Observation Data Distribution Trends and Strategies

PARIS, MONTREAL, WASHINGTON D.C., March 27, 2014—Data distributors and services providers have established themselves as a key component of the EO value-chain and an important partner of the EO satellite operators in order to disseminate data to the largest number of end-users possible. This is particularly apparent in accessing key fast growing regional markets and

April 1, 2014

Microsoft Announces Version 2 of UltraCam Osprey

Louisville, Ky., March 24, 2014—From the ASPRS conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit introduces an updated version of the UltraCam Osprey, a digital aerial system that combines a high performing photogrammetric nadir camera with oblique image capture capabilities. The new version of the UltraCam Osprey has been redesigned with an 80mm focal length

April 1, 2014

Phase One Industrial Announces World’s Smallest and Lightest Integrated Digital Medium-Format Aerial Camera

Copenhagen, March 24, 2014—Phase One Industrial, a leading manufacturer and provider of medium format aerial digital photography equipment and software solutions, today announced the Phase One iXU 150 — the first CMOS-based medium format aerial camera. The Phase One iXU aerial camera’s 50 MP CMOS sensor offers 8280 pixels cross- track coverage, which is 68

April 1, 2014

Trimble Launches New Version of its eCognition Software for Advanced Geospatial Data Analysis

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 28, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the latest version of its eCognition® software for geospatial data analysis at the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) conference. Trimble eCognition software is a powerful solution for the analysis and extraction of information from geospatial data collected via aerial, satellite and mobile mapping