Monday, 13 March 2017

MARSAT –Satellite Services for the Maritime Industry

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Press Release

MARSAT consortium announced it is ready to provide innovative space-based applications using satellite-derived information for the maritime and coastal industry. MARSAT’s main goal is to create integrated satellite-based services to improve safety and efficiency in shipping, offshore industries, emergency response and rescue operations.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Picture Perfect Satellite Tasking

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Geoconnexion International Magazine, UK Edition, Nov/Dec 2016, Vol. 15, Issue 10

Penelope Richardson explores the advantages of constellation satellite tasking for large VHR imagery mapping projects. Hear how the UK Rural Paying Agency used it to their benefit.

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Thursday, 15 September 2016

HIGH FIDELITY

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GeoConnexion International Magazine, Jul/Aug. 2016, Vol. 15, Issue 7.

Penelope Richardson looks at some of the newest applications of very high-resolution satellite imagery in the maritime sector.

The unbelievable truth

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GeoConnexion International Magazine, Nov/Dec. 2015, Vol. 14, Issue 10.

Claims that the islamic state had deliberately destroyed important
archaeological sites in northern iraq prompted german archaeologists to
look to the skies for verification. Kevin corbley reports on how they were
able to discover what had happened using satellite imagery

The Cap Fits

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GeoConnexion International Magazine, Nov/Dec. 2014, Vol. 13, Issue 10.

Implementation of the common agicultural Policy, which provides financial support to EU farmers, in monitored using remote sensing data. This year, the task was outsourced to industry and has led to major changes within the famework contracts for the supply of satellite imagery.

Nuclear Deterrent

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GeoConnexions International Magazine, Feb. 2015, Vol. 14, Issue 2.

Penelope Richardson explains how an award-winning project hopes to use satellite imagery to monitor nuclear weapon development and testing.

WorldView Global Alliance User Day

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GeoInformatics Magazine, Dec. 2014, Vol.17

Eric van Rees reviews the WorldView Global Alliance User Day which took place in Berlin during the Intergeo.

Tread Lightly - Agricultural Management

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GeoConnexions International Magazine, Mar. 2014, Vol. 13, Issue 3.

The global challenge for the future is how to have less impact on the land while supporting the sustainability and improving living conditions. Penelope Richardson asks how eco-friendly farming techniques can be verified so that they give farmers positive economic benefits in the marketplace.

Propelling The World’s Fastest Car

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GeoInformatics Magazine, Mar. 2014, Vol.17

Penelope Richardson explores the latest attempt to break the world land speed record.

Keeping the Seas Safe: Optical Satellite Services for the European Maritime Safety Agency

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GeoInformatics Magazine, Sept. 2013, Vol.16

European Union agencies and member states tasked with monitoring Europe’s waters can now receive optical satellite imagery within one hour of collection using the near real-time delivery services of the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA) Clean Sea Net Data Centre (CSNDC)...

Many Heads Make Light Work

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GeoConnexion International Magazine, Apr. 2013, Vol. 12, Issue 4.

Penelope Richardson's report on a Prize-winning project that uses games to crowd-source satellite imagery analysis...

Around, up, over and back

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GEOINFORMATICS MAGAZINE, JUN. 2012, VOL. 15

Very High-Resolution (VHR) satellites, like all technologies, have seen huge technical improvements over the past 10 years and, with the ever increasing number of satellites in orbit, the important question of - “Which satellite should I use?” - is at the forefront of users’ minds.