Earth Remote Sensing Achievements Recognised

The U.S. Geological Survey and NASA have presented the 2012 William T. Pecora Awards for achievements in Earth remote sensing to Gilberto C├ómara of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and Leung Tsang of the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. Câmara was recognised for his contributions to remote-sensing leadership as a scientist, programme director, manager and agency head. Tsang is one of the world's leading experts on the theory of microwave remote sensing for geophysical environments. Câmara received his award at a meeting of the Group on Earth Observations in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, 22 November, while Tsang... (read more)
2012-12-06 11:06:52

Remote Sensing for Carbon Calculation

British satellite imaging company DMC International Imaging (DMCii) has demonstrated its Technology Strategy Board-supported project which has developed a ground-breaking new system to calculate carbon - one of the most prominent greenhouse gases affecting global warming - from Earth Observation (EO) data. The Remote Sensing for Carbon (RSC) system has been developed with project partners Rezatec, carbon intelligence providers, and University College London (UCL), world-renowned remote sensing and carbon sequestration researchers, under the leadership of satellite operator and remote sensing solution provider DMCii. It delivers scientifically validated carbon market intelligence data which will help organisations in their efforts to reduce... (read more)
2014-05-23 09:04:07

DigitalGlobe Sponsor Remote Sensing Congress

DigitalGlobe will act as a platinum sponsor of the IV International conference "Remote sensing - the synergy of high technologies". Annually organized by Sovzond company conference will be held on 14th to 16th April 2010 near Moscow city, Russia. DigitalGlobe is a global provider of commercial, high-resolution, world imagery products and services. The company is an operator of WorldView-2, WorldView-1 and QuickBird satellites, which supply imagery of 0.46*, 0.50 and 0.60m spatial resolution respectively. At 2009 year-end it was announced that DigitalGlobe Company was one of 500 fastest growing technology companies of North America. After launching WorldView-2 satellite in 2009... (read more)
2010-02-19 12:00:00

Sanborn Announces Remote Sensing Project PAG

Sanborn (CO, USA) has announced that the company has been selected to provide GIS topographic mapping services for Pima Association of Governments (PAG), a Arizona, USA-based coalition of local, state and tribal governments that assists its members and the public with regional planning issues. Project scope requires Sanborn to acquire and provide 6"- to 1'-resolution digital colour ortho-rectified imagery and lidar data to generate comprehensive digital terrain models and digital elevation models for more than 1,800 square miles of the Tucson region. With the data Sanborn provides, PAG and its associated parties will have an up-to-date topographic and raster database... (read more)
2005-04-13 12:00:00

Chris Markel Leads DCNR Remote Sensing Workshop

Chris Markel is coordinating and leading the annual DCNR Remote Sensing Workshop, held on Monday 18th May 2009, prior to the Pennsylvania GIS Conference.     The workshop will focus on use and application of LiDAR and imagery sources. Information on the workshop can be found on the PA GIS Conference Web site.     (read more)
2009-05-14 02:11:48

Remote Sensing and Geomatica Training Cooperation

ImStrat Corporation and PCI Geomatics have signed a teaming agreement, whereby both parties will participate in jointly developing and providing combined remote sensing and PCI software training programs to PCI and ImStrat clients, both in Canada and around the world.     Both ImStrat Corporation and PCI Geomatics possess complementary capabilities and products.  (read more)
2009-08-07 11:41:23

Remote Sensing Study of Georgia Rangelands

Environment Systems has won a contract to carry out a study of the condition of the Georgia Rangelands using satellite imagery and its own established <a href="http://www.gim-international.com/news/id5419-HSE_Monitoring_Using_Remote_Sensing.html">remote sensing</a> expertise. The study is being undertaken under the Alliances Programme run by Mercy Corps and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The programme is focused on improving the beef, sheep and dairy sectors in the Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia.   It will provide a baseline from which to inform and guide program policy and future interventions surrounding access to pasture and improved nutrition for small scale livestock producers.... (read more)
2011-10-14 12:00:00

United Remote Sensing Technology Microsoft Reseller

United Remote Sensing Technology (United RST, China) has been selected by Imagemaps, Microsoft partner for Asia Pacific and the Indian subcontinent, as a reseller for UltraCam photogrammetric products in the Chinese market. United RST is part of a large family of companies, including CATIC Siwei, China Siwei, AVIC International Holding (HK) and China Aerospace and Science Corporation (CASC), all involved in aerospace, surveying and mapping throughout China.     The decision to transfer the responsibility for the sales territory to United RST is driven by plans to reach a higher level of business development and to expand market reach. Future... (read more)
2011-11-25 12:00:00
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