Earth Explorers mission: Aeolus, “The Keeper of Winds”

At the end of August this year, European Space Agency was happy to announce the successful launch of their Aeolus satellite, creating an unprecedented...

Hurricane Season: Geospatial technology’s role in disaster preparation, response, and recovery

No matter what Hollywood thrillers like Geostorm suggest, we cannot use satellites to control natural disasters. What we can use satellites for, however, is...
What would happen if GPS failed? By Ishveena Singh

What would happen if GPS failed?

The navigation apps we carry around in our smartphones may have made getting lost in foreign lands a distant memory, but our dependency on...

How 8 micro-satellites are unexpectedly trumping Landsat, Sentinel at flood detection

They are the hurricane-hunters, the wind-watchers, the storm-seers. But one year after the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, or CYGNSS, mission started sending in...

Meeting Harvesting – the startup that is using Geospatial tech to bring finance to...

In a world with over 7 billion people, which is set to reach over 10 billion by the end of the century, it is...

New EOS platform lets you run image processing tasks in browser

Most of your image analysis tasks that required ENVI or Erdas Imagine software are now available online thanks to EOS Platform. This new game-changing...

PAZ – the new “peace” satellite

Paz is the Spanish word for “peace” and regardless of its meaning the PAZ mission indeed constitutes a flagship mission of the Spanish Space...

Sentinel-3B launch and first images

The second Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite, Sentinel-3B, was launched on 25 April 2018 to join its twin satellite Sentinel-3A in orbit. Flying in the same...
Copernicus EMS example

How Copernicus can support disaster management across the globe

Disaster management is an area where the use of satellite data can literally make a difference and even save lives. Copernicus, the European Union’s...
NOAA’s incredible new weather satellite is well worth the fuss | By Ishveena Singh

NOAA’s new satellite might just put an end to weather jokes

On a cold January night in 2015, Philadelphia’s then-Mayor Michael Nutter signed two disaster proclamations in anticipation of a “crippling and potentially historic” blizzard....

New opportunities for working with satellite imagery – everything you need in one place

LandViewer is a powerful satellite data processing and analytics platforms. It allows you to select a geographic area for analysis, choose various types of remote...

ESA launches the 1st MOOC on Radar Remote Sensing

With the advent of drones and drone mapping, remote sensing has now finally entered mainstream usage. A large community of people are already using...

Satellite images reveal the scale of devastation of Hurricane Irma

Last week Digital Globe published a series of striking satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Irma. It shows a terrible scale of destruction...

Using aerial data to augment stand count management

Plants thrive in sunlight and the farmer makes sure that crops are arranged and planted in a manner that will allow them to get...
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This video ultimetely explains spectral remote sensing in under 6 minutes

Spectral remote sensing is an amazing science that lets you detect qualities of objects from a distance. It is based on the fact that different surface features reflect or absorb...

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