Figure: Landsat-7 image (courtesy of USGS/NASA) showing wetlands in the northern Central Valley, California. There is a growing quantity of free imagery that can be extremely useful, for example in environmental projects. One such project, called BirdReturns, is using Landsat free satellite imagery to help migrating birds survive, supported by citizen science and conservation groups, […]
The use of much smaller satellites for Imaging of the Earth is a major disruptive trend in the space industry, resulting in a lower cost of entry into the satellite business, which not so long ago was dominated by governments and major, established space companies.
New satellite imagery suggests the construction of a third new air strip in the Spratly Islands – a large archipelago the South China Sea subject to multiple territorial claims.
Geocento has been selected to lead a European Space Agency funded consortium to develop broker technologies for more efficient access to and exploitation of earth observation, resulting in the development of a demonstrator portal for the oil and gas industry.