Category Archives: satellite imagery

Small Vessel Tracking Service for tracking millions of small vessels around the globe

TweetHere’s details of an innovative and revolutionary new solution for tracking the millions of small vessels traversing our oceans daily around the globe.  Central to this solution is a jointly developed new technology called ABSEA™ (Advanced Class B Satellite Enabled … Continue reading

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Landsat 8, officially began its mission on May 30, 2013

TweetThe latest in the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites, Landsat 8, officially began its mission on May 30. The purpose is to extend an unparalleled four-decade record of Earth’s land surface as seen from space.  NASA launched the Landsat … Continue reading

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USGS Comments, Mission Accomplished for Landsat 5 After 29 Years

TweetIT seems that like the Eveready Bunny, Landsat 5 just keeps in ticking… however, according to the USGS it may be that time has run its course for Landsat 5 and retirement is now looming near. This from the USGS…  … Continue reading

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The 2012 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest

TweetAn interesting contest announced by the IEEE – an opportunity to get access to QuickBird, WorldView-2, TerraSAR-X, and LIDAR data and  win up to $800 and an open access publication.  The 2012 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest is designed to … Continue reading

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Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP)

TweetHere’s some information on a resource of interest – The Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) is a research centre of the National University of Singapore established with funding from the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) … Continue reading

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SPOT Globe For Google Earth Enterprise

TweetGoogle Earth users now have direct access to SPOT satellite imagery in the Google Earth (TM) environment, enter SPOT Globe For Google Earth Enterprise (fusion-ready SPOT imagery) The SPOT Globe offering includes the entire line of 2.5m SPOTMaps mosaics. These … Continue reading

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GeoEye scores Big headlines in USA Today

TweetVery cool seeing GeoEye all over the Friday, Nov 7 USA Today, Section A. The paper provided a detailed synopsis of satellite imagery, describing the uses of the latest high-resolution imagery available from the recently launched GeoEye-1 satellite. The article … Continue reading

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NGA-Earth adds imagery of recently flooded areas of the American Midwest

TweetNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with unclassified commercial imagery of the recently flooded areas of the American Midwest and is also providing public access to some of the images. You can locate the … Continue reading

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Unosat Satellite Imagery

TweetThe latest imagery is that of the devastation in Myanmar (Burma) – These maps have been produced or facilitated by UNOSAT from public sources. See HERE for data The Free GIS Data Blog encourages you to visit www.GISuser.com for more … Continue reading

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Satellite Imagery starting points

TweetI often have requests from readers who need help locating starting points for data resources. Today one request needed to locate some satellite imagery providers. Indeed there are many of them, however, a few good starting points include: TerraServer http://terraserver-usa.com/ … Continue reading

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