Studying Forest Fires using Remote Sensing and NASA data: NASA DEVELOP 2013!

One of NASA's applied sciences development program - NASA DEVELOP aims at getting young researchers to highlight fresh applications of Earth Observation data and...

Ocean Observatories and Geospatial Visualization

Seven-tenths of the surface of the planet we call home is Ocean and yet we have barely explored the depths of the oceans. Going...

USGS “Water On-the-Go” App Helps Keep Texans Safe with Current Stream Conditions

For more than 100 years, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has monitored flow in selected streams and rivers across Texas. The information collected at...

Global Forest Watch 2.0: Real time forest monitoring system from Google

Google together with the University of Maryland, USA and the UN Environment Programme, has developed a tool "Global Forest Watch 2.0" to prevent deforestation...

SAR – we love it, we hate it. Take a general look!

SAR-Synthetic Aperture Radar I just came back from a summer school in Germany and wanted to share with you the topic that accompanied me during...

Interplanetary GPS using Pulsar signals: Determining Spacecraft’s location in Outer Space

  The need for "Global" positioning in Space has been a long standing and tricky issue. To put it simply - Outer Space Navigation is...

Geospatial Surveillance for Malaria Elimination

Dr. John Snow is in a sense the founder of "medical mapping" - if ever a term like that would evolve to exist. And...

IPHONE 4S combines GPS and GLONASS for Precise Geolocation.

Interestingly grand, to realise that my new IPHONE 4S can refine my geolocation combining GPS + GLONASS satellites.  Is that to say,  I could...

Valarm: “might make” towards “makes”

Technological development “might make” this happen. If you want to rewrite the sentence,   Valarm “makes” this happen, here is a hint; a story you...

Maps Are Beautiful – City Metro Maps.

If you're reading this post you are probably already fascinated about location and cartography. And you should be. Maps are beautiful. Do you also...

Drones Making a lot of Sense for Geo-Spatials: Thanks to the Military Again.

It is quite interesting that the defense and military spend billions of dollars developing wonderful technologies and we, the geo-spatial civilians leverage it nicely to change...

Smartphones as Science Tools: Crowd Sourcing Era

Volunteered Geographic Information (GI) or Crowd Sourcing of data has been buzzing around us quite a lot actually! Global Warming?? Well thats been buzzing...

Geomedicine: Rescue Inhaler topped with a GPS Sensor: Creating a new Paradigm for Doctors...

Hi folks, really I have been latent here for a while now, I crave your indulgence, been out of seat. Sure my geoawesome team...

Spectral Analysis using your Smartphone? There is an app for that!

Our smartphones can do a lot of things but one thing that they weren't used for, is Remote sensing. At least, not until researchers...

The Atlas of the underworld is the first complete map of Earth’s mantle and...

Plate tectonics is a fascinating concept - it's amazing to see how our planet has changed over the course of millions of years all...

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