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 latest DigitalGlobe satellite, WorldView-4, is due to be launched in less than two weeks’ time and enhance their capacity to collect the world’s highest resolution commercial satellite imagery.
The Olympic Games are in full force in Rio, with more than 10000 athletes travelling to the Brazilian city to try their best to earn Gold. Before the games started, the Olympics has been subject to a lot of criticism, namely the huge expense it has cost a country which struggles to house its poor […]
Image Alert has been a long standing and popular feature of EarthImages. What exactly is Image Alert? Image Alert is “the asynchronous version of a manual search“. In a nutshell, you tell us what you are looking for and we will send you an email every time new fresh, imagery has been added […]
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.
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).
This ESA -funded project, which started on 1st December 2015, will develop an earth observation discovery and broker application for oil and gas.
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.
As this imagery from today shows in South Carolina, Satellites images provide effective snapshot of flood extent, where devastating floods have displaced many people.