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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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18th July 2018Blog

VividX2 Captures Mural for Nelson Mandela Day 2018

Today marks Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, with the 18th of July officially declared internationally as Mandela Day by the United Nations in 2009. Each year the day honors the former president of South Africa as he fought tirelessly for human rights and championed freedom, both in South Africa and globally. On 4th of April, our… (continued)

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