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April 1, 2013

TerraGo, Wiser Announce Partnership to Develop Enhanced Location Intelligence Solutions

ATLANTA and Murfreesboro, Tenn., March 26, 2013—Wiser Company(Wiser) and TerraGo announced a strategic partnership that will allow for the coupling of TerraGo’s location intelligence and geospatial collaboration solutions and Wiser’s analysis and visualization platform in order to advance location intelligence and foster situational awareness across a broad range of industries, including defense and intelligence, oil

March 26, 2013

First LDCM Images “Great Right out of the Box”

On March 18, 2013, the newly launched Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) began sending images back to Earth from its two sensors, including these two images of Fort Collins, Colo.

March 26, 2013

Water Satellite Surprises with Carbon Capabilities

The European Space Agency’s SMOS satellite was designed to map soil moisture and ocean salinity, and now it has shown that it also can “see” through vegetation to provide a better understanding of Earth’s carbon cycle.

March 26, 2013

Small Drone Adds Laser Scanning

Switzerland’s Aeroscout recently equipped several unmanned aircraft system helicopter systems with a combined Riegl laser scanner and inertial navigation system/Global Positioning System payload solution for airborne laser scanning.

March 26, 2013

Journalism Schools Test EO Drones—And Legal Boundaries

AP style, interviewing skills and … drone flying lessons? At least two journalism schools are experimenting with Earth observation (EO) unmanned aircraft systems as news-gathering tools.

March 26, 2013

Astrium GEO-Information Services Makes Its Satellite Imagery Experts Available to the International Community

Toulouse, France, March 17, 2011—Astrium GEO-Information Services is the sole distributor of the Formosat-2 satellite’s imagery. This high resolution satellite is the only satellite, due to its atypical orbit, capable of taking images of the same point every day. This unique ability enables the international community to follow the evolution of the Japanese earthquake disaster

March 26, 2013

Danish Meteorological Institute Partners with MDA to Create Ice Charts for the Greenland Sea

Richmond, B.C., Canada, March 21, 2013—MDA’s Information Systems group announced today that it has signed a contract to provide the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) with RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2 data to create up-to-date ice charts and reports that are sent via satellite to ships navigating the ice-infested Greenland Sea. Early in the RADARSAT program, DMI partnered

March 26, 2013

World Government Expenditures for Space Facing Short-Term Decline

Paris, Montreal and Washington, D.C., March 18, 2013—According to Euroconsult's newly released research report,Government Space Markets, World Prospects to 2022, government spending on space reached a peak in 2012 of $72.9 billion, a non-negligible increase compared to 2011 which followed two consecutive years of minimal growth. This upswing is attributed to increased activity of countries

March 26, 2013

GeoSpatial Experts Establishes Reseller Channel for GeoJot+ Field Data Solution

THORNTON, Colo., March 25, 2013—GeoSpatial Experts has established a global network of resellers for its new GeoJot+ field data collection system.  A subscription-based cloud solution, GeoJot+ combines GeoSpatial Experts’ popular GPS-Photo Link photo-mapping software and GeoJot mobile app to streamline photo-based geospatial field data collection for teams of field users. “We are excited to be

March 26, 2013

Kenyan Firm Ramani Geosystems Purchases First UltraCam

Graz, Austria, March 14, 2013—Ramani Geosystems, an aerial mapping and surveying company based in Nairobi, Kenya, has contracted with Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit to purchase an UltraCamX photogrammetric digital aerial camera system. The new camera will be used to complete wide-area mapping, urban planning and infrastructure projects throughout Africa. “We chose the UltraCamX because it