By Owen Hawkins, Operations Director at Earth-i. After a few busy days, at Reinventing Space in Glasgow and the Earth Observation Showcase event hosted by the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI) and Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the pioneering nature of Earth Observation in the UK… (continued)
Thursday the 12th of October – Brussels – 9:30 am, I am sitting together with about 100 colleagues in the Breydel auditorium of DG-GROW the EU’s ‘Department General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs’.
The Opportunity In 2016 the State Government of Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines) committed to acquire very high-resolution satellite imagery of the entire state on an annual basis. Earth-i was able to demonstrate to the DNRM that full State-wide coverage was now possible at less than 1m resolution. The 80cm pixel size data… (continued)
Coffee plantings near Juja, Kenya (colour infrared) – 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… (continued)
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)
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)