Category Archives: Environmental Monitoring

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 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 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 Image of Mount Nyamulagira Volcano in Virunga National Parks

Landsat 7 Satellite Image of Virunga National Parks Mount Nyamulagira Nyamulagira (also known as Nyamuragira) is one of Africa’s most acti [...]

Remote Sensing Data Aid in Monitoring Global Desertification

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image of Gobi Desert, China Image copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved. Gobi desert is expanding at an a [...]

WorldView-2 Captures First High Resolution Full Color Satellite Images!

WorldView-2 satellite captured its first pan-sharpened, multispectral images at (0.46 meter resolution) from almost 500 miles above the Eart [...]

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 [...]

Satellite Images and GIS Aid in Tsunami and Earthquake Disaster Recovery

On Tuesday the 29th of September a devastating  tsunami hit Samoa Islands after a massive earthquake measuring between 8.0 and 8.3 struck L [...]
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