Federal Digital Landscape Model of Germany Updated

The initial project phase of the ongoing update of the Federal Digital Landscape Model of Germany (DLM-DE) has been completed successfully: the working group ARGE-DLM-DE, coordinated by Infoterra GmbH, delivered a test map covering 2,700 square kilometres across the Munich metropolitan area to the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG). This product was thoroughly reviewed and accepted.   Infoterra, Delphi IMM and IABG comprise a working group tasked with updating and completing almost 360,000 square kilometres of geodata. Work on the main mapping project was started as planned in early October. The complete update is scheduled to be... (read more)
2009-11-27 11:15:38

Milestone for Europe's Sentinel-2 Mission

Europe’s upcoming Sentinel-2 mission has reached a significant milestone on its road to delivering high-resolution optical images for monitoring our changing planet. Seven years in the making, the state-of-the art imager is now ready to join the first satellite. While several hundred scientists and users gathered recently to discuss the many applications of this next Sentinel, engineers at Airbus Defence and Space in Germany have taken delivery of the mission’s multispectral imager. Participants at the Sentinel-2 for Science workshop, held in Italy in the end of May, were enthused to hear that the years spent developing, assembling and testing has... (read more)
2014-06-02 10:04:41

Last Check-up for Sentinel-2A Satellite

Before Sentinel-2A is packed up and shipped to French Guiana for its launch targeted on 12 June, media representatives and specialists got one last look at the second satellite for Europe’s Copernicus programme. At an event held at IABG in Munich, Germany – where the satellite has been undergoing testing since September 2014 – project managers provided an update on the status of the satellite. Michael Menking from Airbus Defence and Space, the prime contractor leading the industrial consortium that built the satellite, said he has a smile in his eyes because they are very close to finishing all the... (read more)
2015-03-02 09:26:22

Intergeo Preview 2011 (1)

Everyone who truly matters in the geomatics and surveying-related business will be travelling to Germany – or more precisely to the Bavarian city of Nuremberg – in the last week of September this year: Intergeo 2011 is being held in the Nuremberg exhibition centre (NürnbergMesse) from 27th to 29th September. The organisers are expecting some 17,500 visitors from more than 80 countries around the world to attend the trade show, while the associated conference is likely to welcome over 1,500 visitors – and you will probably be among them! (This page is running up to Joseph Attenberger and the article... (read more)
2011-09-21 03:37:20
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