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!
The Geocento archive contains over 30 million individual satellite footprints – spanning the last 33 years. The maps below show the frequency of commercial acquisitions in 2015 alone (1.5 million in total), from more than 22 satellites. High density sampling areas (dark green) from commercial satellites include busy maritime regions (for example areas of military […]
Satellites can be used for a number of less obvious applications. One of these is the monitoring of lightning strikes, which is vital for a number of reasons.
The international community of scientists and delegates have gathered in Paris for the annual Conference of Parties (COP21) this week.
This ESA -funded project, which started on 1st December 2015, will develop an earth observation discovery and broker application for oil and gas.
Satellite imagery is becoming increasingly utilised in an ever-growing range of applications, however some recent research has been brought to our attention which uses a range of satellite data to monitor changes in coral reef habitats in Bunaken, Indonesia.
Drone and UAVs (Unmanned Air Vehicles) are being increasingly employed to complement the imaging capabilities of satellites.
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.
Between 1990 and 2010, the level of global poverty has been halved, in accordance with the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets.
Amnesty International have recently published a report which uses online satellite images to monitor the mass forced evictions in Turkmenistan.