DigitalGlobe Inc has struck a deal to buy GeoEye Inc for $453 million, creating the world's largest provider of commercial satellite imagery.
GeoEye's next-generation imaging system, GeoEye-2 has been delivered to its operator in California, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S.
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.
Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.
In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).
Japan needs maps.
Three days of NASA infrared satellite imagery provides a clear picture to forecasters of the effect wind shear has had on former Cyclone Cherono.
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
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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