Category Archives: Disaster Response

IKONOS Satellite Sensor Celebrates Its 11th Year In Orbit

IKONOS the world’s first commercial high-resolution Earth observing Satellite celebrates its 11th year in orbit. The IKONOS Satellite sens [...]

Satellite Images Captured the Catastrophic Flooding in Pakistan

Satellite images captured the catastrophic floods that hit Pakistan on August 1, 2010 the worst since 80 years which have affected 14 millio [...]

Satellite Images Supports Gulf Oil Spill Response and Cleanup

Satellite images support the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and cleanup with spill mapping including documenting the condition of coastal [...]

Satellite Image Captures Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Erupting in Iceland

IKONOS Satellite captured a satellite image of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupting on Wednesday, sending ash drifting over Eur [...]

Satellite Images Capture Earthquake Destruction in Yushu, China

Satellite images captured the damage of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Yushu, China last week. The quake struck the Tibetan Autonomou [...]

Satellite Images Captured Earthquake Damage in Chile

Satellite Images captured the damage of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on February 27th. The earthquake was so sudd [...]

Satellite Image of Machu Picchu Mudslides

Satellite image of Machu Picchu before the heavy rains and mudslides that plagued the area on January 26, 2010 stranding thousands of touris [...]

Satellite Images of Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

GeoEye-1 satellite sensor captured a high resolution satellite image of the most devastating earthquake of the century that hit Port-au-Prin [...]

Satellite Images Help Monitor Global Warming and Climate Change

The Earth, our home in space, is a varied and dynamic place. Since the beginning of human history we have sought a better understanding of t [...]

Satellite Images and GIS Aid in Disease Mapping and Surveillance

Satellite images and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can provide public health officials with vital information needed to detect and [...]
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