With the rise of high resolution satellites, it is becoming increasingly possible to use remote sensing in the field of conservation. High resolution imagery can be used to track deforestation, habitat change, illegal activities, and wildlife population change.
Geocento is delighted to welcome newest recruit Raúl Malpica to our Spanish office.
A study by Norris and colleagues was published in Nature last week, revealing how the distribution of clouds has been changing since the 1980s, on a planetary scale. The study detailed two main changes in cloud patterns, encouraged by the observed climatic changes which have been occurred over the last 50 years.
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 […]
Satellite imagery is frequently used in global climate studies, to assess how the earth’s surface is changing in response to a changing climate.
Image Credit NASA Every so often we notice completely natural objects which look as if they were sculptured or drawn by man, such as the Troll in Icaria or Dead Man in Ireland (left and right respectively).
On the run up to Christmas there has been some ground-breaking news in the space industry which could lead to huge savings in the future, and even set the marker for future flights into space!
It appears we cannot go a day without the word ‘migration’ being in the news. With global conflict and natural disasters, migration is a large-scale process describing the movement of people often from areas of hostility and devastation to areas of safety and stability.
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.
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.