The Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) through its Research and Development in Geographic Information - CIAF, is developing a methodology to support the identification of illegal areas of opencast mining activities in the north-east of Antioquia Department, Colombia, by using remote sensing and geographic information systems.
On June 14, RapidEye, a leader in wide area, repetitive coverage of Earth through its constellation of satellites announced that EyeFind, a tool that allows users to browse its entire archive, is now online. “We are very excited about rolling EyeFind out to our customers,” commented Frederik Jung-Rothenhausler, RapidEye’s Chief Technical Officer. “This is something we’ve developed internally, tested thoroughly and are quite confident in its ability and functionality. This is a major milestone which gives our distributors and direct customers an easy way to view every image we have.”
When you work with geospatial information, there will be days when all of your scheduled meetings and regular everyday tasks seem insignificant. Your business will be focused in an area that you were not expecting, because every EO company is in the disaster monitoring business. It’s inevitable.
After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011. All participating institutions were asked to provide satellite imagery of the affected area.
RapidEye, the only geospatial solutions provider to own and operate a constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites, announced today that the second coverage of China for the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) in as many years has been delivered.