Geocento is primarily a provider of imagery, but since we started the business back in 2011, we have focused on the development of innovative web technologies to help automate and streamline imagery provision as much as possible. Although many of our users are familiar with our flagship application EarthImages, the technology behind this application has […]

Our clients collectively cover a wide range of applications of imaging, but one of the most unexpected for us is that of monitoring herring spawn along the west coast of Canada. In early spring, tens of thousands of tonnes of herring migrate from offshore to nearshore habitats to spawn in one of nature’s most spectacular […]

  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.

An important task for Geocento in acting as an independent provider of satellite imagery has been in helping users to navigate some of the complexities of ordering imagery.

Satellite imagery were used for Hurricane tracking

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.