Articles in the Imaging Category

Apr 2023 | No Comment

Space Flight Laboratory announces launch of nine satellites
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), has announced the launch and successful deployment of nine satellites. The SpaceX Transporter-7 ride-sharing mission carried SFL-designed microspace platforms into orbit for four different repeat customers.
The Transporter-7 launch included: • HawkEye 360 Cluster 7, based on SFL’s …

Mar 2023 | No Comment

EagleView launches next-gen Asset Management with AI
EagleView announced the launch of its next-generation asset management solutions. Combining high-resolution oblique aerial imagery with machine learning, it is solving a variety of asset management challenges for local governments and commercial organizations.
Thales and LuxCarta to offer …

Mar 2023 | No Comment

Maxar awarded $192m IDIQ contract
Maxar Technologies has announced that it was awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency (NGA), worth up to $192 million over five years.
Under the Foreign Commercial Imagery Program contract, it will provide multiple U.S. allies and partners with commercial imagery services consisting of high-resolution …

Feb 2023 | No Comment

Advanced LiDAR by Bowman geospatial division
Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. USA announced that Cuhaci Peterson has teamed with Bowman’s geospatial division to deliver time and cost savings for their clients by utilizing Bowman’s minimally invasive ceiling scanning techniques. Prior to developing this technique, ground level 3-D scanning in an …

Dec 2022 | No Comment

Creating new synergy for satellite data
Synspective and Topcon Positioning Asia (TPA), have recently announced a partnership to deliver satellite data solution services. Synspective, a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions startup, and Topcon, a company for surveying and construction, will collaborate to yield new opportunities and innovate in the satellite data space in …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

NASA extends contract with Planet
Planet Labs PBC has announced NASA has exercised an option to extend its contract with Planet under the Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program through September 2023. Planet has been providing data to NASA scientists and federally funded researchers under this program since …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

China launches new remote sensing satellite
China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on September 3.
The satellite, Yaogan-33 02, was launched by a Long March-4C carrier rocket at 7:44 a.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit successfully.
Planet Partners with Taylor Geospatial …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

Government of Ukraine to have access to ICEYE SAR satellite constellation
ICEYE has signed a contract with the Serhiy Prytula Charity Foundation, which will provide the Government of Ukraine with its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite imaging capabilities. In addition, it will provide access to its constellation of …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

Enhancing Living Atlas of the world
Maxar Technologies has announced that Esri, will enhance the World Imagery layer with higher resolution Maxar Vivid basemaps in the Living Atlas.
Esri will use Maxar’s Vivid basemaps to upgrade nearly half of the global landmass in Living Atlas from 1.2 m resolution to …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

In this paper, we present, to our knowledge, the first validation of Lidar-derived AGB estimates of tropical trees using reference values obtained entirely from direct measurement

Andrew Burt

Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Matheus Boni Vicari

Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Antonio C. L. da Costa

Instituto de Geosciências, Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil

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