Features

  • Climate and Human Security

    By on September 5, 2015

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Department of State, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), in collaboration with…

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  • Imagery Companies Become Information Companies

    By on September 4, 2015

    In the past few years, the number of space-based Earth observation sensors, their resolution, the number of bands they…

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  • The Price of Progress in Alaska

    By on August 5, 2015

    Their work is done in Nuiqsut and Kaktovik, in Kivalina and Point Hope, along the shores of the Beaufort…

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  • Studying Sea-Level rise and Pollution

    By on June 25, 2015

    Louisiana loses 30 miles of wetlands to the Gulf of Mexico every year ñ a football field every 37…

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  • Earthquakes

    By on June 24, 2015

    The work to recover and rebuild following an earthquake requires reliable information on the condition of structures in the…

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  • Disaster Risk Management

    By on June 24, 2015

    Earth observations and geospatial information are critical in providing data to first responders and policy-makers after natural disasters have…

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  • The Urgency of Building Bridges Between EO & Satcom

    By on June 24, 2015

    Currently, billions of individuals in every major world region— and billions of dollars worth of commerce—are supported by satellite-based…

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  • Commercializing Weather Data

    By on June 22, 2015

    The commercialization of weather sensors and data will be the next in an important trend of the United States…

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  • The Geoglam Initiative

    By on June 3, 2015

    The Group on Earth Observations, GEO, (a partnership of governments and
    international organizations) developed the Global Agricultural Monitoring (GEOGLAM)…

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    UNOOSA’s Commitment to Earth Observations

    By on October 6, 2014

    Space-based technologies and data are vital to the goal of global sustainable development, a fact that is well-recognized by…

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