NASA created detailed 3D map of Greenland’s ice sheet

Deep ice sheets close to North and South Poles are a natural storage of historical records of climate changes over last thousands years. Using ice-penetrating radar...

Earth Observation Industry, International Financial Institutions and Development Agencies

This post is to address, Earth Observation Information Services as an assisting mechanism to operatively connect Earth Observation Industry, International Financial Institutions and Development...

Water resource managment and Remote Sensing, a prospective issue that requires considerable attention

Background: Water Remote sensing is a means of monitoring the water color and temperature, which provides information on the presence and loads of optically...

Mapbox’s Landsat-live project: Maps with the most up-to-date Satellite imagery

The Landsat program from USGS/NASA  is certainly the most iconic Earth Observation program ever. Not only does it provide the longest continuous space-based record...

Hi Tech GPS gadget in Football: Tracking player performance and fitness!

Football is probably the most popular sport in the world and is some countries it is even considered as a "religion" . It's only...

GOES-R, what’s that?

Did you ever hear about GOES-R? If you didn’t, continue and broaden your mind! GOES-R is the next generation of geostationary weather satellites in...

China’s GPS aka BeiDou: Coming soon to your smartphone

BeiDou is widely regarded as China's own GPS and rightly so. Recently and finally China released its "secret" i.e. the Navigation message format for...

Satellite Swarms – The New Paradigm to Earth Imaging

The concept of having small satellites launched into orbit as a constellation of earth imaging satellites is swiftly changing the game. Some smart startup coys...

Want to know where to dig in Mars?

Here you go! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quZMhSohIEU USGS has released their latest, most beautiful geologic maps of Mars, thanks to 16 years of continous data collection! Though Mars doesnt...

Monitoring Sea Surface Salinity from Space; Awesomeness of Remote Sensing

Few days ago, I met some scientist from Geology department. While talking, I have found Geologist/hydrologist/ ecologist ,..., are very much interested to find...

GPS and LightSquared: GNSS Spectrum Allocation and its implications

The LightSquared/GPS Controversy has been dominating the news front in the recent years and although the US government has "conditional" banned the LightSquared allocation,...

Launch of Sentinel-2A tonight

The first satellite in the two-satellite-mission, Sentinel-2A, is going to be launched this night. The launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on...

Satellite-derived bathymetry at sub-meter level from EOMAP and Satrec Initiative

I already reported on the achievements in mapping water depth, seafloor habitats and reef structures that are particularly pushed by the Germany based company...

Things we learnt about Pluto in the last one week!

INCREDIBLE! One word to describe what New Horizon has sent us so far! Let us look at a quick timeline of events. Ten years and three...

Application of Mobile LiDAR on Pothole detection

Introduction: Mobile LiDAR technology is found to be the most effective solution for the maintenance of public transportation.  Identifying and repairing the potholes is one...

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