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...

Amazing lidar-based visualisation of river in Oregon will make you fall in love with...

Every now and then you might come across something so beautiful that it takes your breath away. When you're a GeoGeek it typically includes some...

Top 10 most famous European football stadiums on satellite images

As this is UEFA Champions League finals weekend, let's look at the most famous and largest football stadiums across Europe. They are huge and they are stunning....

Free Data from Indian Resourcesat-2 Satellite via INPE

In December 2014, The National Institute for Space Research of Brazil (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, INPE) announced the distribution of images deriving from...

Eliminating clouds in satellite imagery

Clouds are a wonderful thing as they bring precipitation and make our planet lush and liveable. On the other hand, if we are interested...

Processing “tons of data / big data” while you are sleeping: GDAL and Shell...

Handling and processing big data is awesome but always questions the physical system capacity, data processing software, memory availability, efficient algorithm, processing time and...

…Your machine can think like you and work faster than you

Last few weeks, I was juggling with huge amount of spatial data (temporal extent: 20 years (weekly data), spatial extent: whole world) from different...

Is it possible to predict and map droughts by remote sensing?

As we all know, remote sensing means are appropriate for examining problems on a large scale and in areas that are difficultly accessible. Also,...

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...

Agricultural modelling – the wide use of satellite imagery

Triggered by my interest in remote sensing I have come across the phrase agricultural modelling several times. I perceived the term, but actually did...

NASA time-lapse shows just how fast the Arctic sea ice is vanishing

Climate change is for real and it's increasingly looking like a problem that is already going to affect the current generation in a big...

70 years ago the first image of Earth was taken from space

Today high accuracy satellite images are available to everyone: you can view them on Google Maps, you can buy them for your projects from...

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...

NOAA’s Satellite Woes: Mitigating Gaps in Weather Prediction

Weather throughout the world is increasingly getting bizarre and unpredictable. Fluctuating Temperatures and Tornadoes are the order of the day and the only relief and...

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,...

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