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Landsat 8 imagery accessible to non-profit organizations

Landsat image of Toronto, capital of Ontario, Canada (Image: NASA)

Researchers will have easier access to Landsat 8 satellite imagery thanks to a new tool made available by Blackbridge Networks and Cybera.

Canadian non-profit organisations such as academic institutions or research networks using geospatial information will be able to access thousands of Landsat 8 Level 1T terrain-corrected, multi-spectral images that are immediately available for selected regions of Canada, the United States, Brazil, Australia, and Western Europe. 

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Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:34

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Thu, 05/21/2015

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New technology to analyse complex satellite data quickly and efficiently

The new Cube+ makes it easier evaluate satellite imagery (Image: NASA)

Ecometrica announced the delivery of the new Cube+. The combination of software and customised cloud computing hardware allows sequential images taken by satellites to be built up layer upon layer, quickly and efficiently, to provide a much more detailed, and in-depth answers to complex queries about changes to agriculture, forests, coasts and urban areas.

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Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:31

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Digital Globe: First complete satellite imagery base map of Africa now available

All african countries are covered in the first complete satellite imagery base map of the continent. (Image: NASA)

DigitalGlobe announced on 28 April 28 the first complete and consistent high resolution satellite imagery base map for Africa. The map is unique through its high level of detail: a 50 cm ground resolution for all countries in Africa. It is the first map that covers the whole continent and not only small areas of interest.

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Tue, 28/04/2015 - 11:32

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Pacific Islands GIS\RS User Conference 2015

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Since the inception of Pacific GIS/RS User Conference in 1999, this annual event has attracted a lot of participants. Each year the range of GIS/RS technologies presented cover an array of applications including the management of resources of the small island Pacific nations.

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16/11/2015 to 19/11/2015

Venue City: 

Suva

Venue: 

USP Japan ICT Auditorium

Venue Country: 

  • Fiji

Event Organisers: 

Pacific Island Countries GIS/RS (Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in the Pacific)

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Demystifying Raster Image Properties and Compression

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If you have ever wanted to know more about raster imagery this webinar could be interesting.  In this webinar, they're discussing all the basic properties of raster imagery that you’re likely to encounter. By the end of the webinar, you’ll understand what image bands are, what compression ratios mean, what it means for an image to be 16-bit, and more.

This is the first installment in a series of webinars about raster imagery and GIS.

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Event Organisers: 

LizardTech

Since 1992, LizardTech® has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution geospatial data such as aerial and satellite imagery and LiDAR data. 

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DigitalGlobe: Community to help map damage in Vanuatu through Tomnod

Tomnod calls for crowdsourcing volunteers to help map Vanuatu (Image: Tomnod)

DigitalGlobe's Tomnod programme is asking its crowdsourcing volunteers to map the damage caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.

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Wed, 25/03/2015 - 12:18

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Wed, 03/25/2015

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Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

Artist's image of the Landsat-8 over Earth (Image: NASA)

Customers of Amazon Web Services will have free access to over 85,000 satellite images provided by Landsat 8. This offer will set the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 08:35

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Mon, 03/23/2015

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World Natural Disasters (Flood & Earthquake) Prevention Conference 2015

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14

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Date: 

19/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

Venue: 

Shangri-La Hotel

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Red Carpet Events Pte Ltd

Co-organisers: 

Events Actually Singapore

Language of event: 

1

Satellite imagery can support searches for lost aircrafts and ships

Land monitoring satellites could support the search for lost planes and ships (Image: NASA)

A new concept for detecting lost aircrafts and ships lost in the oceans has been introduced by a team of researchers of the Leicester University in cooperation with the New Zealand Defence Technology Agency and Surrey-based DMC International.

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Wed, 04/02/2015 - 10:28

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Wed, 02/04/2015

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