July 28, 2016
For what SmallSats lack in size, they more than make up for in quantity and breadth of coverage, and that goes beyond just their physical dimensions. Along with unmanned aerial systems (UASs or drones), SmallSats (which have several related subsets such as cubesats, nanosats, microsats and others) seem to dominate headlines and conversations in Earth-observation industries and...
December 5, 2015
Earth imagery’s unparalleled insights and transparency are elevating our understanding of today’s interconnected world. The following graphics highlight a few of the many ways Earth observation chronicled some of 2015’s noteworthy events and interesting phenomena.
June 11, 2015
The amount of remotely sensed data is increasing exponentially. How do we make sense of all these pieces of data and turn them into geospatial intelligence? Learn how technology advances are enabling us to develop robust, automated solutions, making skilled GEOINT analysts more important than ever.
April 5, 2015
Geospatial technology is changing. Discover how geographic information system (GIS) software is ingesting, organizing, and visualizing data from a rapidly growing assortment of remote sensing platforms and sensors, 2D is transitioning to 3D, and still images are giving way to video.
February 21, 2015
Ever-increasing data sources and image processing capabilities are revolutionizing the Earth imaging community's ability to map and monitor our changing planet.
December 14, 2014
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September 15, 2014
Technology is pushing aerial imagery into an era of more compact digital imaging systems with high-resolution sensors. The cover story details this revolution, and the accompanying features outline oblique imagery solutions, digital elevation models, and mapping minerals with satellite imagery. The Aerial Imaging Resource Guide provides details on suppliers.
July 15, 2014
In recent years, energy companies have relied increasingly on Earth observation technologies for a range of applications. This issue's special oil and gas section examines the benefits of satellite-derived bathymetry for offshore seismic surveys, global elevation data for exploration and development, and remote monitoring technologies for emergency response.
June 12, 2014
Emergency responders use an often complex mixture of static and dynamic data to make quick, meaningful decisions that can save lives as well as property. But anticipating scenarios and responses can help responders coordinate, rather than duplicate their efforts. Discover how this vision is becoming a reality.
April 11, 2014
The phenomenal response to crowdsourcing campaigns has engaged a new kind of analysis in which millions of volunteers use high-resolution Earth imagery to search vast areas with incredible precision. Learn more about a new direction for geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) that uses individuals as data producers and consumers.