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Elusive Algae: Only Ten Percent of Algae Species Have Been Discovered in World's Oceans - The Daily Catch

Elusive Algae: Only Ten Percent of Algae Species Have Been Discovered in World’s Oceans<p>Photo: NOAA/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)<p>Algae dominate the …

Powering geospatial analysis: public geo datasets now on Google Cloud

Posted Peter Birch, Product Manager Google Earth Engine <br>With dozens of public satellites in orbit and many more scheduled over the next decade, the …

GIS

Can magnetic space tugs clean up space junk?

An ESA-funded scientist is developing a magnetic space tug to combat the growing problem of space debris. The tugs could lock onto derelict …

Why Synthetic Sensors Could Be The Future Of Smart Kitchen Monitoring

Will the smart kitchen of the future be stocked with arrays of distributed sensors or could a single suite of sensors, localized on a credit-card …

FLIR Vue™ Pro R Thermal Camera for sUAS | FLIR Systems

FLIR Vue Pro R Specifications<p>Overview<p>Vue Pro R 640<p>Vue Pro R 336<p>Thermal Imager<p>Uncooled VOx Microbolometer<p>Resolution<p>640 × 512<p>336 × 256<p>Lens Options<br>(FOV …

Aerial Imagery Revolutionizes Software-as-a-Service (Saas)

Aerial imagery delivers powerful tools for businesses of all sizes, allowing them to see more detail than a satellite view.

FLIR Boson® | FLIR Systems

FLIR Boson™ – the search is over<p>Boson longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera cores set a new standard for size, weight, power, and performance. …

Quark LWIR Camera Cores

Quark 2 Uncooled Thermal Imaging Camera Cores<p>A quantum leap ahead in the design and capability of longwave thermal camera cores, Quark 2 provides …

Correlator3D UAV Drone Photogrammetry Software

SimActive’s Correlator3D™ UAV software is the premier solution for processing UAV imagery. Powered by GPU technology and multi-core CPUs, …

Mysterious Russian 'Killer Satellites' Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why - Fortuna's Corner

<b>Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why</b><p><b></b>Tim Collins, had an article in the …

HDEV

High Definition Earth-Viewing System (HDEV)<p>The High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment aboard the ISS was activated April 30, 2014. It is …

Millions of hectares of forest discovered hiding in plain sight

Scientists have discovered a whopping 467 million hectares of previously unreported forest scattered around the world, a finding that they say could …

Satellite eye on Earth: February 2017 – in pictures

Vibrant vegetation in a Venezuelan lake, Saharan dust in snowy Sierra Nevada, cloud vortices in South Korea, a vast solar farm in China, and a lone ship in the Atlantic are among our satellite images this month<p>Every so often, a vibrant green colour infuses the waters of Lake Maracaibo. Floating …

Persian Gulf

Orbital Insight

US Retail Traffic<p>Quantifying sales trends of major U.S. retail chains in real time through the number of cars in parking lots.<p>China Economic …

Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The World Is Changing

Google Earth's time lapse videos of earth's landscape could make you think about the great baseball player Yogi Berra.<p>"I thought about one of the quotes attributed to Yogi Berra," says Marc Levy, a political scientist at Columbia University's Earth Institute who specializes in issues of global …

The 102 million dead trees in California's forests are turning tree cutters into millionaires

A low gargle echoes against granite cliffs and resounds in the wooded canyons.<p>Each pull of a starter handle and squeeze of a throttle is punctuated by the crack of splintering wood as another dead tree falls in a forest that’s changing all too rapidly.<p>Niles Kant stands at the base of a red fir. Its …

California

Monitoring Crop Field Soil Moisture (NDWI) Using Sentinel-2 Temporal Series

Posté par Daniel Demonceau le Wednesday November 2nd, 2016<p>Monitoring the soil moisture level of crop fields is one of the most important thing to do …

Move over Google Earth, this 3D map shows our world in razor-sharp detail

TanDEM-X and TerraSAR-X in formation flight<p>These incredibly accurate maps of Earth have been produced by twin satellites orbiting about 120 meters …

4 Startups Using Satellites in Really Cool Ways

From monitoring corn to drilling asteroids, space companies are using satellites for a wide range of uses.<p>Space is getting a lot more crowded: About 3,000 satellites currently orbit the earth, a number that's quickly growing as more companies look to commercialize the skies. And a lot of them do …

2 Toolbox

The Sentinel-2 Toolbox consists of a rich set of visualisation, analysis and processing tools for the exploitation of MSI data from the upcoming …

The invasive species that nobody is talking about

<b>Non-native species like zebra mussels make national news, but the dangerous plant variable milfoil is rarely discussed outside of lake</i> …

Huge Ancient Hidden Monument Found In Petra Using Satellites, Drones, And Google Earth

It seems the modern-day explorer just needs a laptop and Internet connection, rather than a bullwhip and a pair of binoculars.<p>Using satellite …

Big data from satellites to fight climate change

Researchers have been slow to harness the power of big data from satellites in the fight against climate change. But a new partnership around the …

Climate

NASA just released 2.95 million satellite images to the public — here are 21 of the best

An instrument called the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) has been taking pictures of Earth since it launched …

Nasa discovers underground 'forest of fungi' from space

Mycorrhizal fungi are more like cities than individual plants; these are complex systems which stretch for miles underground in search for …

Satellite data could help in spotting shipwrecks

According to UNESCO estimates, there are as many as 3 million shipwrecks spread across the ocean floors, and a great many of those reside in coastal …

Weather Predictions Are Getting Better Thanks To New, Tiny Satellites

The startup Spire will soon have a “constellation” of 100 weather-measuring satellites floating above Earth.<p>The consequences of bad weather forecasting are often expensive and dangerous. Not knowing until the last minute that a bad storm is going to arrive can leave homes and businesses unprepared. …

A space rock worth $5.4 trillion is flying by Earth this weekend — here's how to watch

Asteroids might not look like much on the outside, but you shouldn't judge a book by its cover.<p>Underneath the surface of some asteroids is a treasure trove of a type of mineral, called platinum, that is rare on Earth but extremely lucrative — 1,000 cubic centimeters of platinum is worth close to $1 …

Space Exploration

EDRS

Start of service for Europe’s SpaceDataHighway23 November 2016 The European Data Relay System began servicing Europe’s Earth observing Copernicus …