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27th September 2018Blog

How satellites are helping to make your Macchiato

By Jonathan Sumner, Business Development Director Earth-i is a ‘New Space’ company at the forefront of the development and deployment of next-generation satellite technologies and the subsequent commercialisation of space bringing new benefits to a much wider range of businesses and government sectors. These are indeed lofty ambitions. The inevitability of the excitement and (let’s… (continued)

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26th September 2018Blog

Avoiding the Hosepipe Ban – using geospatial data to monitor water resources

It’s official, 2018 matched the summer of 1976, 2003 and 2006 as the hottest on record. The bright blue skies, scorching temperatures and minimal rainfall replaced the lush green cricket fields with huge, brown, dry patches of grass. However, these clear skies have provided Earth-i with the perfect conditions to capture optical Earth Observation imagery… (continued)

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25th September 2018Blog

UK National Earth Observation Conference 2018

By Owen Hawkins, Product Development Director It was great to see so much pioneering science and technology at the recent UK National Earth Observation conference at Birmingham University. A variety of commercial companies, research groups and universities joined public sector groups to discuss advances across Earth observation (EO) instrumentation, remote sensing methods and environmental applications…. (continued)

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19th September 2018Blog

Adina Gillespie attends UN-GGIM to share how Space can support Land Administration

Adina Gillespie, Earth-i’s Institutional Strategist, attended the Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) in August. The session bought together more than 400 participants and delegates from 88 different Member States based across the globe. Once again, the Committee made important progress. A key theme of the… (continued)

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27th August 2018Blog

Burning Man 2017 – From Above

Today marks the start of the 2018 Burning Man. Burning Man is a global cultural movement that brings together a community of people to create a temporary city for 8 days each year in the Nevada Desert. In 2017, 70,000 people attended the event with the theme of Radical Ritual. On the 28th of August… (continued)

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26th July 2018Blog

Everything happens somewhere

By Francesca Webb, Earth-i Summer Intern. ‘75% of the world’s population do not have access to formal systems to register and safeguard their land rights’ Highly developed nations have long-benefitted from sophisticated land administration systems. Now, they are reaping the rewards of their sustained investment in geospatial infrastructure.  The populace of developing nations, in contrast,… (continued)

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