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.
Over the past 15 years, satellite imagery has revealed that deforestation has been increasing at an unprecedented rate in the Peruvian Amazon.
p This past week, things at Geocento have been slightly different. Instead of working from the office in Harwell, we decided to take a trip to see our colleagues working in Madrid, Spain.
Satellite imagery is frequently used in global climate studies, to assess how the earth’s surface is changing in response to a changing climate.
Satellite imagery is frequently used to detect changes on the earth’s surface, such as the deforestation of our rainforests or the building damage following an earthquake.
Satellite Imagery can be used for a wide variety of applications. One application which is not frequently considered in the industry is its role in Media and Entertainment.
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).
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 […]
The international community of scientists and delegates have gathered in Paris for the annual Conference of Parties (COP21) this week.
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.