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2013-10-15 23:03:29

Geospatial Data Analysis Corporation (GDA), a leader in satellite-based agricultural and environmental intelligence gathering, analysis and distribution, is pleased to announce a contract award with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Office of Global Analysis (OGA), International Production Assessment Division (IPAD). (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Geospatial Data Analysis Corporation (GDA), a leader in satellite-based agricultural and environmental intelligence gathering, analysis...

Restoration To At-Risk Areas Directed By NASA's Landsat Satellite Data
2013-08-21 10:21:57

NASA While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job. They analyzed maps created using Landsat satellite data to determine where the burn destroyed vegetation and exposed soil – and where to focus emergency restoration efforts. "The map looked like a big red blob," said Penny Luehring, the U.S. Forest Service's Burned Area Emergency Response and watershed improvement program leader, based in Albuquerque, N.M. Red means...

2013-08-13 23:25:24

RS Metrics analysis shows that Walmart® will report positive second quarter traffic, making a comeback over three previous quarters of flat to negative transaction growth. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Over the past three consecutive quarters, retail giant Walmart has reported flat to negative customer traffic at their US locations, increasingly putting pressure on management to deliver positive US transaction growth for the upcoming second quarter of FY 2014 (Kantar Retail). A...

Tracking Fires From Space
2013-08-10 05:59:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur. "Over the last 30 years we have seen an increase in hot and dry conditions that promote fire activity," said Doug Morton, a scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. "And across the western US and Alaska, satellites show an increase...

First High-resolution National Carbon Map Of Panama
2013-07-23 11:11:56

Carnegie Institution A team of researchers has for the first time mapped the above ground carbon density of an entire country in high fidelity. They integrated field data with satellite imagery and high-resolution airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data to map the vegetation and to quantify carbon stocks throughout the Republic of Panama. The results are the first maps that report carbon stocks locally in areas as small as a hectare (2.5 acres) and yet cover millions of hectares...

Using Space Software To Identify Alzheimer’s
2013-06-28 09:33:13

ESA Software for processing satellite pictures taken from space is now helping medical researchers to establish a simple method for wide-scale screening for Alzheimer's disease. Used in analyzing magnetic resonance images (MRIs), the AlzTools 3D Slicer tool was produced by computer scientists at Spain's Elecnor Deimos, who drew on years of experience developing software for ESA's Envisat satellite to create a program that adapted the space routines to analyze human brain scans. "If...

Herbal Earth Revealed By NASA/NOAA Project: Suomi NPP
2013-06-22 05:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New high-resolution images released earlier this week by NASA provide a bird’s-eye view of the areas of Earth where there is lush vegetation, as well as arid regions where the landscape is barren. The photos, which were crafted using a year’s worth of data collected by a joint NASA/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project known as the Suomi NPP (Polar-orbiting Partnership), were revealed to the public by...

2013-06-17 23:21:17

TrafficTracker Measures Changes in Traffic Across a Universe of 20+ Public Retailers and Restaurants New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 RS Metrics is pleased to announce the release of TrafficTracker, a monthly report that captures traffic growth and momentum changes across a universe of 20+ public retailers and restaurants. TrafficTracker is well suited for strategies that may not always require the full set of in-depth fundamental data and analysis provided in RS Metrics detailed monthly...


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