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2013-09-30 23:33:39

Exprodat, the GIS oil and gas services, software and training supplier, is extremely pleased to announce that Frauke Diehl has joined the company in the role of Account Manager. (PRWEB)

How Meteorological Activity Affects Satellites
2013-09-30 13:34:06

Researchers will be spending two years trying to find out how much satellite signals are affected by rain, atmospheric pressure and other meteorological conditions.

2013-09-25 23:27:10

The global market for remote sensing products is expected to reach $7.6 billion in 2013 and grow to $8.1 billion in 2014.

2013-09-19 23:35:50

Timmons Group was selected by Hamilton County, Tennessee Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA), with the assistance from the Hamilton County Geographic Information System (GIS) Department,

2013-09-18 23:04:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2013-09-05 23:26:12

Timmons Group was selected by the City of Fayetteville, NC to provide consulting services for the implementation of Azteca Cityworks® Server AMS and PLL (Azteca Systems Inc.).


Latest Remote sensing Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.