earth observation

This Tools Helps You Figure Out Which Satellite Bands to Use for Remote Sensing

The USGS offers the Landsat Spectral Characteristics Viewer which lets users view how different earth observation satellite instruments can be used…

March 27, 2019

Accessing Real-time Satellite Imagery and Data

Tools and applications such as NASA's Land, Atmosphere Near Real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE) program and EarthNow, a space imaging…

August 1, 2018

Ocean and Land Observation Data From Sentinel-3B

The main mission of the recently launched Sentinel-3B is to provide quality ocean and land monitoring. As part of the Copernicus…

July 22, 2018

High Altitude Pseudo-Satellites

High altitude pseudo-satellites (HAPS) are systems or platforms that usually float or operate for long periods, sometimes for months, at…

February 22, 2018

The Rise of Femtosatellites

Femtosatellites, very small-scale satellites (weighing less than 100 grams / 0.22 lbs), have developed over the last fifteen years thanks…

January 14, 2018

‘SpaceDataHighway’ Delivers Satellite Data in Minutes

A new data delivery system is being tested that will allow the download of data via lasers from satellites within…

June 12, 2017

Learn How to Access and Use Sentinel-3 Data

Learn how to download and use earth observation data from ESA's Sentinel-3 satellite.

February 6, 2017

Use of Earth Observation Data for Oil and Gas

Andrew Cutts, owner of ACGeospatial, discusses the role of GIS and earth observation data in the oil and gas industry…

December 19, 2016

First Satellite Images from Sentinel-2 Delivered

Four days after its launch, the first images from Sentinel-2 have been delivered.  Covering an area from central Europe and the…

December 18, 2016

Free and Open Access to Sentinel Satellite Data

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will become available during…

November 15, 2013