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?
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.
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.