Upcoming events

October 28, 2019


Seville , Spain
28 October 2019 — 29 October 2019

November 04, 2019


Canberra, Australia ,
4 November 2019 —  9 November 2019

November 18, 2019


ESRIN, Frascati , Italy
18 November 2019 — 22 November 2019

December 03, 2019


Helsinki , Finland
3 December 2019 —  5 December 2019

December 04, 2019


Marseille , France
4 December 2019

April 20, 2020


Netherlands
20 April 2020 — 24 April 2020

September 21, 2020

SPIE Europe’s Remote Sensing symposium
EICC in Edinburgh , United Kingdom
21 September 2020 — 24 September 2020

October 18, 2020


Switzerland
18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020
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News Interviews

Harry Denz, head of aviation supervision of Hamburg

Hamburg is the 3rd largest aerospace city after Seattle and Toulouse. What does it mean when the use of UAV in the airspace is increasing rapidly? We talked to Harry Denz, the “Lord of Hamburgs Skys”.

Interview Alain Ratier, EUMETSAT Director-General

a picture of EUMETSAT, its mission, challenges, international role, day operations, data dissemination, new instruments, data processing…etc
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Integrating Earth Observations into political decision making: Interview with GEO Director Barbara Ryan

Q&A with Barbara J. Ryan, Secretariat Director of the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Barbara leads the Secretariat in coordinating the activities of 96 Member States, the European Commission and 89 Participating Organisations. Together they are striving to integrate Earth observations into decision making across nine societal benefit areas: agriculture, biodiversity, climate, ecosystems, energy, disasters, health, water and weather.

Interview with Pierre Bahurel, Director General from MERCATOR OCEAN

5 Questions to... Clarissa Augustinus

Dr Clarissa Augustinus is chief of the Land, Tenure and Property Administration Section, Shelter Branch, Global Division, in UN-HABITAT. She is the key driver behind the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), focusing on innovative pro-poor land tools. At the end of July 2015, Augustinus, after more than 12 years of dedicated service, will leave the post in UN-Habitat. GIM International took the chance to ask her a couple of questions with regard to GLTN.

Interview with Nicolaus Hanowski, Head Ground Segments and Operations under ESA's Earth Observation Programmes Directorate

Photo: © ESA TV

Interview with 2014 EARSC Company Award winner, Christian Hoffmann

As EARSC celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2014, we felt that this important occasion should be marked with a new initiative. We decided to introduce an award for the EO services company of the year.

Real time information system enables better decision-making for agriculture

In an interview with Geospatial World, Patricia Ornelas Ruiz, Chief Director of the Agrifood and Fisheries Information Service (SIAP) México, shares how her organisation is using geospatial technology as part of its workflow.

A Global View of Earth and the Environment: An Interview with Barbara Ryan, Director, Group on Earth Observation (GEO)

(15Sept 2015, directionsmag.com) In this interview, Barbara Ryan, the Secretariat Director of the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Geneva, Switzerland. discusses the expansive mission of GEO with editor in chief Joe Francica. GEO provides information about earth science and technology for policy makers worldwide. GEO’s Members include 92 Governments and the European Commission plus 67 intergovernmental agencies are. Projects range from the Asian Water cycle initiatives to Global Drought Early Warning to Biomass monitoring. After graduating from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland with a degree in geology in 1974, Ms. Ryan joined the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and eventually became the associate director for geography at the USGS, responsible for the agency’s remote sensing, geography and civilian mapping programmes, including the Landsat satellites.

e-geos interview: Marcello Maranesi

The earth observation industry is becoming more user-driven. Marcello Maranesi, CEO, e-GEOS discusses how his company has moved from data acquisition and supply business to value-added products and services.

OmniEarth to Focus on Automated Intelligence from Earth Imagery

(Monday, July 14th 2014) OmniEarth, a consortium created by Harris, Draper Laboratory and Dynetics, is developing a constellation of 18 satellites (15 within the constellation, 3 on-orbit spares) that will image the Earth daily. Editor in Chief Joe Francica spoke with executives from OmniEarth and Dynetics to get the full story.

BlackBridge Expands Niche in Broad Area Mapping and Change Detection

The purchase of the five-satellite RapidEye constellation by BlackBridge has linked earth observation capacity to a cloud-based system. Sensors & Systems (S&S) editor Matt Ball recently spoke with Scott Soenen, CTO of BlackBridge, about the integration process, and the company’s inroads in delivering cloud-based services that focus on the insights gleaned from commercial satellite imagery. The conversation ranged from the company’s investments to normalize their imagery for multi-temporal change detection applications, the hosted services approach that enable ongoing monitoring of broad areas, as well as the growing demand for such services.

Learn about ESA-ADB cooperation. Inteview with WooChong Um in latest eomag

INTERVIEW WooChong Um, Deputy Director General Regional and Sustainable Development Department Asian Development Bank.
Satellite data is used by ADB teams to assess disaster risk, study water resources, forecast manifestations of climate change, monitor the state of agricultural and natural resources, measure city growth, and carry out many other assessments

The Group on Earth Observations Transitions to Greater Outreach

Interview by By Matt Ball for Sensors & Systems

Euronews report on GMES

“Europe has adopted an extensive monitoring program to keep tabs on the environment whilst keeping us safe; it is called GMES, or Global Monitoring for Environment and Security.The Sentinels, a multi satellite project, is already underway but financially clouds are looming on the horizon.”

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