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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9th November 2018Blog

Why fit-for-purpose mapping from space is a new tool for effective national power infrastructure management 

Fit-for-purpose mapping, using very-high-resolution imagery from Earth Observation  satellites, is fast-becoming an effective and cost-efficient tool for monitoring the  national power grid infrastructure and has a key role to play in the economic  development and security of countries. Fit-for-purpose mapping by satellite and its role in national  critical infrastructure management  On a wider basis satellite-based… (continued)

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17th October 2018Blog

Industry can contribute a huge amount to the defence intelligence community, so what’s holding them back?

The diverse nature of threats to security has never been so immense, and it has long been recognised that geospatial information provides a unique perspective to assist in understanding this environment. It is also widely recognised that the commercial world could play an increasingly important role in supporting Governments and Agencies in combating threats and… (continued)

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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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