HSE Monitoring Using Remote Sensing

Spatial Energy and Apache Corporation, an internationally operating oil and gas exploration and production company, have announced the launch of a global Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) monitoring programme using remote-sensing data and services.     "Environmental stewardship is central to our operations, our stakeholders and our reputation. We felt it important to take advantage of the latest satellite imagery technology in developing and implementing an enterprise-wide environmental monitoring programme.  We're committed to being proactive in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our environmental decision-making process and making our operations more efficient with an on-going inventory monitoring program," said David... (read more)
2011-01-19 11:01:40

Racurs Conference on Remote Sensing

Racurs organised its 11th conference in Tossa de Mar, Spain. The conference was opened by the mayor of Tossa de Mar, Mrs. Gisela Saladich, Doctor of technical sciences Victor P. Savinykh and chairman of the Board of the "Earth from space" Association Victor V. Lavrov. The Racurs conference attracted a large delegation from Russia. Topics ranging from satellite imagery technology up to Lidar techniques and solutions were covered during the conference.   Dr. Adrov gave a short, but interesting overview of the direction of where developments are taking Racurs. Spatial data management and distribution became a significant issue with their... (read more)
2011-10-17 11:31:53

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

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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