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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...

New Landsat 8 Images Available Free Online
2013-06-12 13:00:28

Watch the video "Landsat Looking At El Paso, Texas" Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 40 years after the launch of its first satellite, the Landsat program continues to deliver comprehensive and publicly available satellite imagery. Earlier this month, images from the program´s latest satellite Landsat 8 were made available via the Internet. “These are scientific data, as much as they´re beautiful images,” said Doug Morton, a physical...

2013-06-07 12:59:44

DMCii and long-term partner Spacemetric, have successfully delivered an image from satellite to end-user in just 11 minutes, as part of a demonstration at the European Space Agency´s ℠Big Data from Space´ conference, where industry experts discuss how to distribute large volumes of data from space to the people that need it. An image of Rome (where the event is being held) was acquired at 09:17 UTC on Wednesday the 5th June and it was processed and made available by 09:28...

2013-05-14 08:21:25

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat is pleased to announce that it has completed satellite topography mapping of WesternZagros's Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, using stereo satellite photos from the high-resolution Pleiades 1A and 1B imaging satellites. Pleiades 1A and 1B are the world's newest 50cm resolution satellites. The satellite topography mapping consists of an elevation point every meter and contours with 1 meter elevation intervals.  Based on...

NASA Studies Volcanoes From Space
2013-05-07 14:59:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By using both optical and thermal sensing instruments onboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, NASA scientists were able to create a comprehensive image of the Pacific´s Paluweh volcano in mid-eruption. Taken on April 29, 2013, the images show the island volcano with a plume of ash appearing to drift northwest and over Indonesia's Flores Sea. While the satellite's Operational Land Imager detected the white...

2013-04-23 12:24:03

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhanced satellite imagery from Blue Water Satellite (http://www.bluewatersatellite.com/) of Bowling Green, Ohio, similar to what NASA has used on Mars missions, is being used as a powerful assessment tool for lake communities and organizations working to make near-term impact on the harmful algal bloom problems in our nation's water bodies. In Clear Lake California (located about 120 miles north of San Francisco and one of the state's best...

2013-04-19 14:16:25

A team of geoscientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) using newly available remote-sensing technology has achieved unprecedented detail in quantifying subtle, long-period changes in the water levels of shallow lakes and ponds in hard-to-reach Arctic wetlands. Analysis comparing time-lapsed, high-resolution satellite imagery of the Ahnewetut Wetlands in Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska, revealed an accelerated loss of surface water in shallow thaw lakes and ponds over a recent...

2013-04-08 08:20:25

BOULDER, Colo., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has begun integration for WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite being built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130408/LA90009)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/LA39163LOGO) The third satellite in a series to employ the Ball Commercial Platform (BCP) 5000,...

History Protected With Satellites
2013-04-03 14:18:32

ESA [ Watch The Video Hidden Treasures ] Looking down from orbit is an attractive way of monitoring historical sites in remote or politically unstable regions — and can even help archaeologists to make new discoveries. The ancient city of Samarra was a powerful Islamic capital during the ninth century, located in what is today Iraq. It is the only surviving Islamic capital that retains its original plan, architecture and arts, although only about 20% of the site has been...

2013-03-22 08:21:33

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanetIQ President and Chief Executive Officer Anne Hale Miglarese urged Congress to exercise its oversight of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to address systemic failures reported by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that have led to a looming gap in satellite weather and climate data. This data is vital to accurate forecasts, early warnings and the nation's economic security. The GAO recently placed this...