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How Satellites Are Keeping The Cost Of Your Flat White Down

11th April 2017Blog
Satellite image from coffee crop optimisation Accord project

Kenyan Coffee Plantation Image – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i Coffee production is a multi-billion pound industry, which provides a significant financial boost to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. However, factors such as climate change, coffee leaf rust, pests, and extreme weather can potentially cause a dramatic decline in the… (continued)


A gold mine of information

6th March 2017Blog

Leveraging remote sensing technologies like satellite imaging to support natural resource exploration activities is not a new concept. Doing so in a value-adding, cost-saving and user-friendly manner has been a challenge for many years. However, we have entered a new era of geospatial intelligence. More high-resolution imaging satellites have been launched since the beginning of… (continued)


How Satellites are Forcing Maritime Pirates to Walk the Plank

23rd February 2017Blog
Satellite image of Istanbul port

Istanbul Port Satellite Image – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i Maritime piracy affects major shipping lanes and trade harbours all over the world. In 2012, this resulted in a US$6 billion per annum impact to the world’s economy. What’s more, piracy puts at risk the lives of seafarers and merchant seamen, of whom hundreds are… (continued)


Satellite Intelligence: A Solution to the Refugee Crisis?

23rd February 2017Blog
Satellite image of Zataari refugee camp

 Zaatari Refugee Camp Satellite Image – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i In recent years, the global refugee crisis has reached unprecedented proportions. There are estimated to be upwards of 65.3 million people forcibly displaced worldwide by conflicts that have flared from Latin America and the Middle East to Western Asia and the Pacific Rim. A… (continued)



Principia Schools Conference November 2016

22nd November 2016Blog

No cutting-edge technologies were used and no ground-breaking scientific discoveries were quite yet made. But an entire generation of future scientists were inspired! Earth-i was at a recent Principia Schools Conference in Portsmouth, organised by the UK Space Agency (UKSA), which exhibited and celebrated the work done by over a million school students throughout the… (continued)


Very high resolution satellite data – is there a need in geoscience application?

22nd September 2016Blog

By Peter Hausknecht for The Geological Remote Sensing Group newsletter. Issue 75 | September 2016 The last few years have seen an accelerated provision of very high resolution satellite data* by a number of providers in the commercial satellite data supply world. Since 2015 satellites produced by SSTL in the UK are part of this… (continued)


Location, location, location

25th July 2016Blog

We were having the best time at the Farnborough Airshow. The kids were running around excitedly looking at all the planes, helicopters and every other flying machine imaginable when my father started to feel unwell. Given his age, we weren’t sure how serious it was. I hurried to find a steward who immediately contacted the… (continued)


Earth-i is recruiting: Business Development and Sales Representative

27th June 2016Blog

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development and Sales Representative. Working in a dynamic environment, we are keen to speak to individuals with relevant industry experience that are keen to join a new and exciting company. Visit our careers page for more details: Careers: Business Development and Sales Representative


Tackling Terrain

27th June 2016Blog

As a multi-source data and imagery provider, Earth-i regularly uses aerial, satellite and drone imagery to derive answers for our customers. In this example, port operators and users have an interest in understanding loading and throughput volumes at port facilities worldwide. Using the high resolution of aerial imagery when needed, along with the rapid global… (continued)