May 6, 2015
Using a combination of satellite radar imaging data, GPS data measured in and near Nepal, and seismic observations from instruments around the world, Caltech and JPL scientists have constructed a preliminary picture of what happened below Earth's surface during the recent 7.8-magnitude Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. The team's observations and models of the April 25,
May 6, 2015
Richmond, BC, May 4, 2015 –MDA’s Information Systems group announced today that it is releasing RADARSAT-2 information products and analysis from the major earthquake in Nepal. The unique Extra-Fine imaging mode offered by RADARSAT-2 provides an unprecedented ability to capture exceptional resolution imagery over large areas (nominal 5 m resolution at a nominal swath width of
April 29, 2015
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, has claimed more than 5,000 lives and is affecting millions of people. Radar imagery from the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite provides insights into the damage.
April 7, 2015
This Sentinel-1A radar image of Russia’s Lake Baikal reveals ice movement on the large Siberian lake. The image combines three radar scans from the satellite from Jan. 11, Feb. 4 and March 24. Each image has a different color, showing the ice’s location on the different dates.
April 3, 2015
April 3, 2015—Having orbited Earth more than 5300 times while providing radar vision for Europe’s Copernicus programme, the Sentinel-1A satellite has completed a successful first year. The satellite carries an advanced radar to provide an all-weather, day-and-night supply of images of Earth’s surface. Just weeks after its launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, its
March 10, 2015
MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, March 10, 2015—PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that Gabriel Gosselin, PhD., Radar Remote Sensing Scientist for the company, will be delivering a two-part guest lecture specializing in polarimetry at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) on March 11 and 18, 2015. Dr.
February 13, 2015
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2015 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, announced a major technological advancement related to the integration of RPA into international and domestic airspace. GA-ASI successfully flight tested a pre-production Due Regard Radar (DRR), marking
February 10, 2015
Researchers at the University of Kansas used ice-penetrating radar from NASA’s Operation IceBridge to provide a detailed map of the layers inside the Greenland Ice Sheet.
February 10, 2015
The Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden recently received a research grant from the Knowledge Foundation to improve remote sensing imaging tools to better monitor climate change.
February 7, 2015
Feb. 6, 2015—ESA has recently recovered imagery from the oldest synthetic aperture radar – or SAR – in space, renewing our view of a changing Earth. Comparing data from three generations of radar missions – Seasat, ERS and Sentinel-1 – the retreat of two large glaciers in southeast Greenland over a 36-year period is evident in