At the end of July, we welcomed Lauren Carnell as our newest recruit to Geocento. Lauren comes to us from the aviation sector where she was involved in account management, sales and marketing. As our new Sales Professional, she is going to make sure that our sales process is efficient and will be working with […]
When searching for satellite imagery the date of acquisition is crucial to the return of accurate results whether this be year, month, day or time the sensing took place. As a user, you may be looking for coverage over an event that took place on a specific date at a particular time. Unfortunately, not all […]
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.
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?
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 big news in the Earth Observation community this week was the successful launch of the Sentinel-3 satellite.
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.
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.