Category Archives: GIS

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 [...]

Sentinel-3 ESA’s Next Generation Satellite Scheduled to Launch in 2013

Sentinel-3 satellite which is scheduled to launch in 2013 is the third in a series of five space missions European Space Agency (ESA) is dev [...]

Satellite Image Leptis Magna Roman Ruins

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5m) Leptis Magna Roman Ruins, Libya Copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved.   [...]

Golf Resort in Egypt Design and Construction

The Ancient Sands Golf Resort in El Gouna, Egypt commissioned Satellite Imaging Corporation to acquire a new QuickBird Satellite Image, at a [...]

GeoEye-1 Satellite Sensor Acquires First Color Image

World’s Highest-Resolution Natural Color Satellite Image was collected by DigitalGlobe from its new GeoEye-1 Satellite sensor over Kutztow [...]

Virunga National Park Gorilla Murders – Caught in the Line of Fire

On July 2007, four rare mountain gorillas from the Rugendo Family were senselessly shot execution style in the Democratic Republic of the Co [...]

Yongbyon Nuclear Cooling Tower Destroyed

North Korea destroyed the cooling tower at its main nuclear complex in Yongbyon on June 27, 2008 in a symbolic show of its commitment to giv [...]

Agriculture Crop Management and Production Improved by Satellites and GIS

Satellite sensors acquiring high and medium resolution image data, combined with specialized software algorithms are used for various applic [...]
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