Category Archives: GIS

Satellite Image Processing for 3D Urban and Terrain Modeling

The DSM’s or DEM’s are utilized in support of the pre-planning and lay-out of corridor surveys, aviation, telecommunication, are [...]

High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Wildlife Monitoring

Wildlife Monitoring & Tracking Satellite images, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have greatly [...]

Virunga National Parks Mountain Gorillas Threatened as Fighting Continues

Virunga National Parks and its endangered mountain gorillas are threatened once again in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as rebels clash [...]

Pleiades-1A Satellite Captures First Panchromatic Images

Pleiades-1 (0.5m) satellite sensor captured the first panchromatic satellite images after its successful launch from Kourou launch site (Fre [...]

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 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 of Mount Nyamulagira Volcano in Virunga National Parks

Satellite image view of Mount Nyamulagira volcano that erupted earlier this month in Eastern Congo threatening villagers and Virunga Nationa [...]

Satellite Images Capture Construction of Iran’s Hidden Nuclear Site Near Qom

The GeoEye-1 satellite sensor captured Iran’s hidden nuclear site under construction near Qom in September of 2009. Hidden in the hill [...]

Remote Sensing Data Aid in Monitoring Global Desertification

Remote sensing earth observation (EO) satellites provide significant contributions to desertification assessment and monitoring, particularl [...]

Mineral Exploration Using Satellite Images for Geological Applications

Satellite Remote Sensing has been a standard first step for the mineral and petroleum exploration industry. Satellite imagery from satellite [...]
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