The summer heat in Australia brought high temperatures as well as strong winds to an already dry environment and created conditions for big fires. By yesterday almost 200,000 hectares had burned. The massive Snowy River Complex fire alone lights up an area of the size of Melbourne.
GIS analysts and other ArcGIS users who use ArcGIS to manage and share imagery. Familiarity with creating and using mosaic datasets to work with imagery is recommended. Those less familiar with mosaic datasets are encouraged to take the free training seminar Working with Imagery at ArcGIS 10.1 prior to attending.
Mali's national survey and mapping agency (IGM) will be receiving the most recent detailed data at a resolution of 1.5 metres from SPOT-6, which has covered the country's entire 1.241.000 km² in less than 5 months.
Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
A Sociedade de Especialistas Latino-americanos em Sensoriamento Remoto (SELPER), Brazil
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
Geoscience and Remost Sensing Soceity (IEEE GRSS)
European Space Agency (ESA)
On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer. It allows comprehensive searching and downloading of full-resolution LandsatLook images, along with access to Level 1 Data Products.
A remote-controlled Earth-observing camera system called ISERV (International Space Station SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System) will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's third H-II Transfer Vehicle this week.