Articles

  • Global Ocean Shoreline

    By on June 10, 2017

    Cartography of the world’s ocean shorelines goes back to the voyages of the first great explorers, when mapping was…

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  • The Story of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai Island in the Kingdom of Tonga

    By on June 9, 2017

    Acknowledgements

    This work was supported by NASA Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science (RRNES) grant number RRNES-20 (NASA…

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  • Changing the Story:

    By on June 9, 2017

    It surprises me again and again how much we know, or could know, and how much we choose not…

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  • An Economy for HUMANITY

    By on June 6, 2017

    HUMANITY AND THE EARTH’S LIFE-SUPPORT SYSTEM
    The notion of our planet being a life-support system for all life plays a…

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  • Global Food Security

    By on February 13, 2017

    For six years,UrtheCast has been an emerging leader in the democratization of Earth Observation (EO) data by fusing EO…

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  • Building “DIGITAL EARTH”

    By on February 11, 2017

    Paper maps obsolesce rapidly from the moment they are printed, because the ink on the paper remains the same…

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  • Climate Migrants

    By on February 10, 2017

    Climate change is already displacing thousands of people. There is little doubt that the coming decades will see a…

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  • Lidar is Key to Autonomous Vehicles

    By on February 9, 2017

    Once Mass delayed, self-driving cars promise to reduce dramatically the number of traffic fatalities, because they will never be…

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  • SDGs

    By on February 8, 2017

    The global community is not making much progress towards sustainability and the current economic and environmental development is not…

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  • Google Earth Enterprise Goes Open Source

    By on February 7, 2017

    Google is open-sourcing Google Earth Enterprise (GEE)! It is rare for a quarterly publication to be able to publish…

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