October 28, 2014
The global scare over increased infections of the Ebola virus has healthcare workers and epidemiologists actively working to understand and contain the disease.
October 27, 2014
With Skybox joining Google there is a tremendous opportunity to leverage our imaging satellites for positive change in the world. At our annual Geo for Good User Summit, we announced the Skybox for Good program, under which we will contribute fresh satellite imagery to projects that save lives, protect the environment, promote education, and positively impact humanity. We’ve
October 14, 2014
Two satellite imaging specialists from University College London recently launched Air & Space Evidence Ltd., the world’s first space detective agency.
October 8, 2014
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014—Earthstar Geographics LLC (San Diego, CA, USA) today announced the release of the latest round of upgrades to its TerraColor 15-meter global satellite imagery product. The upgrades include greatly improved imagery for many remote island areas, such as Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the Maldives, the Red Sea and the entire South
October 7, 2014
BERLIN, Oct. 7, 2014—Trimble TRMB, -1.47% announced today eCognition Essentials, a new software solution for geospatial and remote sensing professionals performing land cover mapping tasks using satellite imagery. eCognition Essentials offers an intuitive image analysis solution that allows users of all levels to quickly produce high-quality, Geographic Information System (GIS)-ready deliverables. The announcement was made today at INTERGEO
October 5, 2014
DUBAI, Oct. 1, 2014—The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) announced it joined the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellites operators, PanGeo. The alliance was announced at the annual Summit on Earth Observation Business, in its sixth edition, in Paris and is a coalition between EIAST, and three other parties, to share
October 1, 2014
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is assessing the impact of Syria’s conflict on World Heritage Sites using satellite imagery.
September 24, 2014
ROME, Italy, Sept. 18, 2014—An upcoming exhibition at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, Italy, opening on 30 September is titled My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty. The exhibit takes you on a journey to some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth. The collection of images demonstrates the fragility of our
September 17, 2014
If you look frequently at satellite imagery or astronaut photography, you’ve probably noticed bright patches of light that can make certain bodies of water gleam with unusual color.
September 15, 2014
The spectacular exposed geology of northwestern China offers an ideal landscape for illustrating how satellite measurements can identify minerals from afar.