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PhD in Remote Sensing and Hydrology at KAUST

The Hydrology and Land Observation (HALO) group, part of the Water Desalination and Reuse Centre​ at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology​ (KAUST). We undertake a range of research


Europe’s Sentinel-2A Satellite Delivers its First Images of Earth

29 June 2015 – Just four days after being lofted into orbit, Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it


China Launches Gaofen 8 Earth Observation Satellite

In recent news, China has successfully launched the Gaofen 8, a high resolution optical remote sensing satellite into a scheduled near-circular orbit with an average altitude of around 473 kilometers, or


USAID Learning Lab webinar: Going Geospatial with Impact Evaluations

Researchers at AidData have employed cutting-edge geospatial impact evaluation (GIE) methodologies to create new cost and time efficient ways to measure programmatic impact. The AidData Center for Development Policy is a


USGS Welcomes European Space Agency’s New Land Observing Satellite

The U.S. Geological Survey salutes the European Space Agency (ESA) on the successful June 23 launch of its Sentinel-2A satellite, the second satellite to be launched in Europe’s Copernicus environment

Featured Article Remote Sensing

Why SWIR Band in Remote Sensing?

Each object has its own spectral signature, which is also the basic principle of remote sensing. Today we have satellites with various sensors collecting data in Visible light, Near Infrared (NIR),


Commercial UAV Expo Announces 2015 Conference Program

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Experts to Speak at SPAR Point Group’s Inaugural UAV Event in Las Vegas October 5-7 Portland, Maine, USA – June 23, 2015 – The organizers of Commercial


OGC Seeks Public Comment on OGC Web Coverage Service – Transaction Operation Extension

The OGC membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC® Web Coverage Service (WCS) – Transaction operation extension, version 2.0. The OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard is an


SPAN® GNSS/INS Technology Now Available on NovAtel’s Selective Availability Anti Spoofing Module (SAASM) Receivers

Calgary, Alberta – June 23, 2015- NovAtel announced today that its SPAN GNSS/INS technology is now available on the company’s OEM625S dual-frequency SAASM GPS plus civil RTK receiver. The addition


Webinar: Using GeoCalc Mode in Global Mapper

Webinar: Using GeoCalc Mode in Global Mapper July 30, 2015 No Registration Required Automatically available when a copy of Geographic Calculator 2015 is installed on the same computer as Global