GIM - May/June 2018

GIM - May/June 2018

Copernicus, Europe’s Earth observation (EO) programme, generates ten petabytes of free EO data a year. Big data from space holds great potential for ideas and solutions in many sectors. The front cover of this issue of GIM International shows a satellite image of the Yukon Delta on the west coast of the US state of Alaska. The image contains Copernicus Sentinel data (2017) that has been processed by the European Space Agency (ESA).

This issue contains the following articles:

  • What Experts Say
  • Point Clouds from Smartphones 
  • Underground 3D Scanning in Bhutan 
  • The Social Tenure Domain Model
  • UAV Mapping of a Greenland Glacier 
  • Innovative Ways to Monitor Land Displacement
  • Earth Observation Data and Image Processing for Highlevel Humanitarian Support

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