Remote Sensing

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Top 6 Free LiDAR Data Sources

What is NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index)?

Learn Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) by Example

Aperture

GeoDa Software - Data Exploration at its Finest

Software

13 Open Source Remote Sensing Software Packages (2017)

Software

4 Global Forest Maps to See the Forest for the Trees

Maps

10 Transportation Maps: Planes, Trains & Automobiles

A Complete Guide to LiDAR: Light Detection and Ranging

10 Free GIS Data Sources: Best Global Raster and Vector Datasets (2017)

GeoTagging

15 Free Satellite Imagery Data Sources

Satellites

How to Download Free Sentinel Satellite Data

Landsat Program: Satellite Imagery Data and Bands

All of the Landsat program data since 1972 can be explored and downloaded from the USGS Earth Explorer<p>It was named <b>“Landsat Island”</b> shortly after it …

European Satellite Monitors Air Pollution in High-Def

Sentinel-5P lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia on Oct. 13 (via ESA)<p>The European Space Agency (ESA) last week launched an advanced …

Pollution

중국발 미세먼지? 우주에서 증거를 찾아라!

2019년 발사 예정인 천리안 2B호, 미세먼지 발생지/이동경로 파악 가능<br>미세먼지 관측 가능한 환경탑재체(GEMS) 천리안 2B호에 실려<p>최초의 정지궤도위성 환경탑재체 ‘GEMS’<p>핵심 기술은 초분광기<p>망원경부는 우리 기술로, 탑재체는 공동 개발

Satellites help predict malaria outbreaks months in advance

Malaria is one of the greatest health threats in tropical regions like the Amazon, but predicting its spread is difficult. While it's no secret that mosquitoes prefer warm air and standing pools of water, how do you translate that awareness to a large scale? By getting a little help from orbit, …

Malaria

How a Colorado company’s satellite images are helping Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery

The public has been inundated with photos of flooding and disaster in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as devastating images of heartbroken families and …

Denver

High-Res Satellites Want to Track Human Activity From Space

Hopkinsville, Kentucky, is normally a mid-size town, home to 32,000 people and a big bowling ball manufacturer. But on August 21, its human density …

SSL

This is What a Solar Eclipse Looks Like to a Weather Satellite

Yesterday, we shared what a total solar eclipse looks like to a weather balloon floating in near space. If you want to zoom out even <i>more</i>, check out …

Delphi and LiDAR-maker Innoviz partner on self-driving tech

Automotive supply giant Delphi, which recently shifted focus to target autonomous and high-tech solutions more specifically, has signed a new partnership with Innoviz, an Israeli tech company building LiDAR tech for autonomous driving. The team-up includes a new minority investment from Delphi in …

Transportation

Roofr uses satellite imagery to evaluate the state of your roof

Roofing may not be the sexiest thing to think about, but having a solid roof over your head is vital, especially in earthquake-prone places like San Francisco. Roofr, which will be graduating from Y Combinator (YC) next week, developed a satellite imagery software that analyzes the state of your …

Startups

NASA's Smartest Satellite Is Gone. Can Private Space Replace It?

Look down on Buenos Aires from the sky, and you can learn a fair bit about the city. It's got a lot of concrete. Also a lot of trees. There's a …

Ada Lovelace

NOAA puts GOES-R weather satellite data in the cloud

Provisional data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's newest weather satellite is being shared as part of the agency's Big Data …

Government Technology

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 …

Determine

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.

SaaS

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. …