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OGC seeks public comment on candidate OGC Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard - Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking public comment on its Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard – Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1.

Musselburgh firm Astrosat's 'CCTV in the sky' to help fight illegal logging in Guatemala!

by Avril Campbell. ILLEGAL logging in the rainforests of Guatemala could be tackled by ‘CCTV in the sky’ being developed by a Musselburgh-based company.

EARSC European EO product award 2017

Following the great success of the EARSC EO Company of the year award, we decided in 2016 to launch a new award for the EO Product of the year. This attracted strong competition with the final award winner being “Rocket in your Pocket” by Jeobrowser. The award is open again for 2017 and you are invited to submit your entry which this year will focus on products supporting the SDGs.

OGC is seeking Information on Geospatial APIs

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is looking for information on the existence of mapping and geospatial Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as part of an OGC Concept Development Study (CDS) that will examine the interoperability of existing geospatial APIs.

Airbus’ Fodder Production Index with good market introduction for Livestock farmers insurance against climate risks

Toulouse, 01 March 2017 – Within one year after its introduction, the Fodder Production Index for monitoring grass production is already being used by most of the insurance companies. Developed by Airbus based on its long experience in the agricultural sector it allows estimation and compensation, if applicable, without a site visit by an expert.

Crop watch

A smart agriculture solution is identifying areas at risk of insect swarming activities using satellite data, crowdsourcing and machine learning. Lena Nietbaur reports

Smarter farming

A new project hopes to offer German farmers the benefits of the latest advances in satellite imagery.

European Space Imaging underlines its role as main provider of VHR satellite imagery to the European Commission

(Munich, 21/02/17) The Munich-based company has been awarded another major supply contract for VHR satellite data and services to support checks within the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Australian data cube innovation receives international recognition

The Australian Geoscience Data Cube has this week been awarded the 2016 Content Platform of the Year category at the Geospatial World Leadership Awards.

New inverse algorithm for CO2 retrieval from satellite observations

Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a primary greenhouse gas that has been persistently increasing over the past few decades. It is a major driver of regional and global climate change (IPCC, 2007).

ISRO offers remote sensing services to fishermen to increase the catch

To help fishermen increase the volumes of quality fish, ISRO introduced remote sensing technology and navigation services. While remote sensing will be enabled by ISRO’s Oceansat-3, which will be launched this year, the latter will be facilitated by applying the services of the constellation of seven satellites under the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) to the Indian Railways.

New marine data and products from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite are being distributed simultaneously to African and European users.

Monday, 19 December 2016. The new information on Sea Surface Height, Ocean Colour and Sea Surface Temperature, disseminated via EUMETCast, EUMETSAT’s flexible data dissemination system, will ensure improved management of fishing zones and security for fishermen at sea as well as the forecast of harmful algae bloom and coastal protection.

Digging Into The Accuracy Of Satellite Surveying Results In PhotoSat Report

PhotoSat has announced the publication of 21 new satellite surveying accuracy studies on their website—these studies include data from seven different stereo satellite systems, with the best results showing elevation surveying accuracies of better than 15 cm.

“Farmstar” Enriches its Offer With New Recommendations

“Farmstar”, a service of Airbus Defence and Space and ARVALIS – Institut du végétal for precision farming based on satellite information, has been further improved: new images acquired by the SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites will make it possible to issue intra-field recommendations for areas as small as 1 hectare.

The SpaceDataHighway is Open for Traffic

Airbus Defence and Space starts the initial service of its SpaceDataHighway. This represents a step change in the speed of space communications. Ultra-broadband laser communications and the geostationary orbit of the relay satellites combine to deliver a unique, secure, near real time data transfer service, – making data latency a thing of the past.

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