satellite imagery

Mapping the Human Footprint

The world settlement footprint, created in a online application called Urban Thematic Exploration Platform (TEP) sponsored by the European Space…

August 7, 2019

36,500 Satellite Images from RADARSAT-1 Now Available to the Public

The Canadian Space Agency and the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation have released RADARSAT-1's archive of 36,500 satellite images…

April 1, 2019

LandViewer Has Added New Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery Analytics

This article by EOS, a company which creates solutions for Earth observation imagery processing and analysis, introduces a host of updated…

March 14, 2019

What are the Benefits of Landsat’s Current Free and Open Policy?

A group of researchers from different universities and government groups have published a study of how Landsat's free and open…

March 3, 2019

ICESat-2: Highest Resolution Laser Altimeter

ICESat-2's purpose is to collect detailed measurements of the Earth's surface using its Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS).

February 2, 2019

Mapping Coral Reefs

Scientists have been developing better ways to fuse data from different satellite systems and data capture, while also developing classification…

January 2, 2019

Using Satellite Imagery to Track Volcanic Ash Clouds

Researchers have developed an algorithm that can distinguish between volcanic and non-volcanic clouds using high-resolution satellite imagery.

December 1, 2018

Creating Ground-level Views from Satellite Imagery

Recreating a ground-level image and perspective using satellite imagery has only recently been developed.

July 21, 2018

Using Remote Sensing for Mapping and Counting Animals

Remote sensing data from satellite and UAV imagery has been used by researchers in the mapping and observation of wildlife,…

May 13, 2018

Transforming Satellite Imagery Classification with Deep Learning

Deep learning has a potential to transform image classification and its use for the spatial sciences, including GIS.

February 14, 2018