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Autumn Ending Later And Spring Starting Earlier In The Northern Hemisphere
2014-03-31 11:19:49

University of Southampton A study by the University of Southampton suggests that on average the end of Autumn is taking place later in the year and Spring is starting slightly earlier. A team of researchers examined satellite imagery covering the northern hemisphere over a 25 year period (1982 - 2006), and looked for any seasonal changes in vegetation by making a measure of its ‘greenness’. They examined in detail, at daily intervals, the growth cycle of the vegetation –...

Historic Earth Images From NASA Still Hold Research Value
2014-03-19 08:18:42

Carol Rasmussen, NASA NASA's Seasat satellite became history long ago, but it left a legacy of images of Earth's ocean, volcanoes, forests and other features that were made by the first synthetic aperture radar ever mounted on a satellite. Potential research uses for the recently released 35-year-old images are outlined in a paper published in the journal Eos today, March 18. Seasat, which was managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., was the first satellite...

2014-02-25 23:03:46

DAT/EM Systems International introduces the capabilityto process high‐resolution CartoSat‐1 satellite imagery in its flagship digital photogrammetricworkstation, Summit Evolution. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Anchorage, Alaska, USA. February 25, 2014 – DAT/EM Systems International introduces the capability to process high‐resolution CartoSat‐1 satellite imagery in its flagship digital photogrammetric workstation, Summit Evolution. Designed for...

2014-02-21 08:27:41

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w8qx4q/commercial ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Commercial Satellite Imaging Market - Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global commercial satellite imaging market, valued at USD 2.05 billion in 2012, is expected to see strong growth at 13.9% CAGR during 2013 to...

2014-01-27 08:20:32

Remote-sensing satellite for DigitalGlobe prepares for thermal vacuum testing BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed integration of WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite being built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. WorldView-3, the fourth remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe by Ball, is scheduled to launch from California's...

2014-01-20 08:24:00

ALBANY, New York, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report "Commercial Satellite Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," published by Transparency Market Research, the market for commercial satellite imaging globally is forecast to reach USD 5,018.6 million by 2019. The market growth is driven by increased demand for applications such as oil and gas (energy) sector management and natural...

NASA Sees New Tropical Depression Forming Near Australia's Kimberly Coast
2013-12-27 12:16:40

NASA Low pressure System 98S appears ripe to form into Tropical Cyclone 05S as NASA satellite imagery is showing some hot towering clouds in the storm and heaviest rains south of the center. System 98S is expected to become a tropical depression on Saturday, December 28, and alerts are already in effect. NASA and the Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over developing System 98S on December 26 at 1140 UTC/6:40 a.m. EST...

Google Maps Vows To Remove Image Of Murdered Boy
2013-11-19 13:59:17

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A San Francisco Bay Area father discovered the scene of the police investigation of his murdered son had been captured in the satellite imagery on Google Maps. After requesting the image be removed, the search giant responded, saying it will replace the Google Maps image. The image appears to show the scene of a police investigation, USA Today reports. "The image shows what appears to be a body on the ground near the rail line with...

Birth Of Thirteenth Atlantic Tropical Depression Shown By NASA Animation
2013-10-21 14:45:42

[ Watch The Video: GOES Video of Tropical Depression 13L ] NASA The thirteenth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean season formed today, Oct. 21 and NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured its development. NASA's GOES Project created an animation from the NOAA satellite imagery that shows the depression's development over three days. On Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. EDT/1500 UTC, Tropical Depression 13L was born about 650 miles/1,045 km east-southeast of Bermuda near 28.0 north and 55.1...

2013-10-18 23:02:01

USGIF and Commercial Imagery Giant Team to Provide Imagery, Data, and Technology Grants to USGIF-Accredited Schools Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has expanded its partnership with USGIF Strategic Partner DigitalGlobe, corresponding with the launch of The DigitalGlobe Foundation October 11. USGIF sponsors and promotes geospatial educational programs, and has accredited geospatial intelligence programs at eight colleges...


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