Figure: NASA/NOAA GOES Project (19, OCT 2015) This past week, satellite imagery were used for Hurricane tracking, and proving its importance within meteorology. Hurricane Olaf is located in the East Pacific and has strengthened to a major hurricane.
Ministry of Agriculture in India are employing Satellite imagery to facilitate crop insurance claims.
Satellite images from SPOT and Pleiades have been used very often this week. From viewing the North Korean Anniversary Parade to helping the Indian Agricultural Ministry gather accurate crop information, the importance of using satellite imagery has become very apparent.
As this imagery from today shows in South Carolina, Satellites images provide effective snapshot of flood extent, where devastating floods have displaced many people.
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.
Geocento were recently selected, as part of a group of Small and Medium-sized enterprises, to showcase our business to delegates at the Harwell campus open day in Oxfordshire, UK.
Geocento is pleased to welcome new signing Taylor Day to its UK office, to help enhance the company’s customer support and marketing.