13th February 2019Blog

Capturing Makepeace Island from above

This high-resolution satellite image of Makepeace Island, which spanning 25 acres in total, is located in the Noosa River on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. The island is owned by Sir Richard Branson and Brett Godfrey. This image was captured by the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation on 23 June 2018 at 10:38 UTC during the latest set of acquisitions for Queensland’s… (continued)

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11th February 2019Blog

The Application of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Geospatial Intelligence Analysis

The complexity and global nature of the contemporary threat environment is placing unparalleled demands on resource-strapped defence, security and intelligence organisations. As Sean explored in his previous thought paper, ‘Intelligence as a Service: time for a new approach?’ it is widely recognised that the commercial world will need to play an important role in supporting Governments… (continued)

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11th December 2018Blog

Drinking better coffee pays off

By Jonathan Sumner, Business Development Director The principal goal of the ACCORD programme is to increase farmer incomes. This achieved by empowering the individual farmer with knowledge from advanced satellite technologies and climate data analytics so that they can make optimal decisions about the management of their crop of coffee cherries from their trees. Such knowledge… (continued)

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7th December 2018Blog

Phi-Week 2018

By Xu Teo, Imagery and GIS Specialist Held in Frascati, Italy from 12th – 16th November, the inaugural ESA Φ-week conference event focused on “EO Open Science” and “FutureEO” as the main themes and was the largest event to be held at ESRIN, ESA’s heart of Earth Observation. More than 700 international participants attended this… (continued)

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19th November 2018Blog

How very high-resolution satellite imagery can stop illegal irrigation and enhance national water security

The use of very high-resolution imagery from Earth Observation (EO) satellites can help national mapping and cadastral authorities improve the monitoring and management of national water resources . This will better protect water supplies whilst combatting illegal irrigation and water abstraction. The impact of illegal irrigation on water security Illegal irrigation is one of the… (continued)

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