By far the majority of users of Geocento’s EarthImages platform search for optical imagery. Very few consider using radar imagery. Given its undoubted advantages in terms of being able to see the Earth’s surface through cloud, why is it not used more?
The world continues to get sharper in focus as a number of suppliers move closer towards offering imaging capabilities in the range 0.25-0.5m.
The first half of this year has been very busy for Geocento. We have been working hard with our clients, partners and image suppliers to ensure that the service we offer is as good as it can be. For example, we have broadened both our drone and satellite image supplier networks to build upon our […]
Image © 2016 Planet Labs Inc This week a devastating wildfire has swept across Alberta, Canada, which destroyed approximately 10% of buildings in the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta’s premier city (pictured in the above image).
Drones, or UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems), are being increasingly used worldwide for many different applications, from monitoring agricultural productivity to taking amazing pictures from the air! However, they are becoming more and more vital for minimising the detrimental impacts of climate change and natural disasters.
During the past 14 years, 8% of Tiger-inhabited forest have diminished worldwide, with the most detrimental losses evident in Indonesia and Malaysia as a result of the continually expanding agricultural sector.
Last month we posted an article detailing the launch of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) latest Copernicus mission satellite, Sentinel-3A, which occurred on 16 February 2016.
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, at constantly in the news with reference to military activity and surveillance in the Middle East.
On March 11th 2011 at 2:46pm local time, nearly 5 years ago now, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred off the NE coast of Japan, known as the Tohoku earthquake.
Over the past 15 years, satellite imagery has revealed that deforestation has been increasing at an unprecedented rate in the Peruvian Amazon.