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Hexagon Geospatial and BlackSky Global Establish Partnership

Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to announce it has partnered with BlackSky Global in a new content-sharing program that will bring together both satellite imagery and software for use in the

GIS

Crop and Soil Mapping Boosts Potential for Increased Yields

A research project started at 2008 by Sugar Research Australia (SRA) with additional support from QDAFF, the collaborative project brings together research expertise from CSIRO, the University of Southern Queensland’s

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing to Study Dynamics of Cropland in Latin America

In a study, “Cropland/pastureland dynamics and the slowdown of deforestation in Latin America,” published in Environmental Research Letters by Jordan Graesser and et. al., brings out some interesting facts about

GIS

DigitalGlobe Produces the World’s First Complete and Consistent High Resolution Satellite Imagery Base Map of Africa

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 28, 2015– DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today announced the general availability of its Basemap +Vivid product for

Remote Sensing

DigitalGlobe Announces Availability of 30 cm Satellite Imagery to All Customers

Higher Resolution Satellite Imagery Now a Highly Competitive Alternative to Aerial Imagery for Global Applications LONGMONT, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 25, 2015– DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth

Webinars

Exelis Webinar: Increase Agricultural Efficiencies Using Satellite Imagery

Exelis Webinar on Increase Agricultural Efficiencies Using Satellite Imagery February 5, 2015 As anyone living in a major drought region will tell you, water has become the new gold. Properly conserving and

GIS

ISRO Empowering Panchayati Raj Institutions using Bhuvan Panchayats

Bhuvan Panchayats Portal plays an important role to disseminate the deliverables of the project including High Resolution Satellite Imagery and Resource Maps at 1: 10,000 scale, to the three levels

Research Papers

A New Index for Delineating Built-up Land Features in Satellite Imagery

A New Index for Delineating Built-up Land Features in Satellite Imagery H. XU College of Environment and resources, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian 350108, China   Download full paper in PDF

GIS

Qatar University Begins Digital Archiving

In a recent news by Gulf Times, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit in the Environmental Studies Centre (ESC) at Qatar University has initiated the course of action to digitally

Remote Sensing

Bears from Space: Scientists Try to Count Polar Bears Using Satellite Imagery

They look like tiny white specks on a mottled grey background. They’re polar bears seen from space — using the newest tool in the kit for scientists to monitor Canada’s