Category Archives: Natural Resources

High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Wildlife Monitoring

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5m) – 20090811 Wildebeest Migration Copyright © DigitalGlobe. All rights reserved.   WorldView-3 Sat [...]

WorldView-4 Satellite Ready for Launch!

WorldView-4 (30cm) Satellite Sensor Photo credit: DigitalGlobe/Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company The WorldView-4 Satellite sensor was la [...]

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 [...]

ALOS Satellite Sensor Power Reduction

ALOS the Advanced Land Observing Satellite, renamed “Daichi” operated by JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) shifted its operat [...]

Satellite Images Capture Toxic Red Sludge

Satellite Images captured the environmental disaster of a contaminated waste reservoir that gave way to 24.7 million cubic feet of toxic red [...]

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 [...]

ESA’s CryoSat-2 Satellite Sensor Launched Successfully!

Europe’s first mission dedicated to studying the Earth?s ice was launched April 8, 2010 from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat [...]

CryoSat Satellite Scheduled to Launch After February Delay

ESA’s CryoSat the most sophisticated satellite ever to investigate the Earth’s ice fields and map ice thickness over water and land was [...]

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 [...]

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 have benefited [...]
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