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DigitalGlobe buys GeoEye

DigitalGlobe Inc has struck a deal to buy GeoEye Inc for $453 million, creating the world's largest provider of commercial satellite imagery.

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Tue, 24/07/2012 - 11:46

GeoEye-2: GeoEye's next generation

GeoEye's next-generation imaging system, GeoEye-2 has been delivered to its operator in California, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.

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Wed, 11/04/2012 - 08:27

Timely Upgrade of Weather Information Systems

The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S.

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:29
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-17.7134
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178.065

Philippines: Geo-hazard maps go public

The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce vulnerability at community level.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:03
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14.5995
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120.984

Faster satellite data for more GMES users

Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.

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Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:04

The use of satellite imagery to multi-event and event-specific flood hazard mapping

In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).

RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

NASA IR Satellite Imagery Shows Cyclone Cherono Dwindling

Three days of NASA infrared satellite imagery provides a clear picture to forecasters of the effect wind shear has had on former Cyclone Cherono.

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:02
latitude: 
25.8592
longitude: 
-80.1204

Mapping Japan's changed landscape from space

Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now unde

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:36
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

National flooding exercise hones use of satellites to improve disaster mitigation

Last week a team of space experts led by British company DMCii participated in a national flooding exercise, “Exercise Watermark”, to determine how satellite imagery, satellite communic

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:00
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55.3781
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-3.43597