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 to our catalogue. This way you don’t have to go back to the application and run your favourite search, you just get notified when there are new matching results.


How do you create Image Alerts?


In EarthImages, scroll down your search results until you get to the Image Alert section. Click on the link, a popup will appear. Provide your email address so we can send you an email when we have found new imagery for you. Check the screenshot below in which I set up an image alert for the Fort McMurray forest fires.




You will receive an email upon registration of your alert. A link is provided at the end to unregister your image alert. Your image alert will run indefinitely until unregistered.


In EarthImages Pro, image alerts can be created from your campaign panel, simply click on the “bell” icon in the tools panel at the bottom of the campaign parameters. Check the following screenshot below:


EarthImages Pro Image Alert


No need to add your email as you are a registered user in EarthImages Pro. In addition to this, you have the ability to manage your alerts directly in the interface and access the alert results at any time.


EarthImages Pro Image Alert Management


Emails will come in with the list of images found. Click on the ‘view’ link to access the products individually.


EarthImages Image Alert Email


So next time you are looking to collect recent imagery over an area, remember the Image Alert feature, as it might save you some time!


As always, please let us know how we can improve. Post your comment using the comment box below.


Happy image hunting!


The Geocento Team




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