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28 October 2019 — 29 October 2019

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18 November 2019 — 22 November 2019

December 03, 2019


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3 December 2019 —  5 December 2019

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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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SPOT 6/7 imagery to feed Satshot’s mapping platforms for improved efficiency of US agriculture

Chantilly, VA, 28 August 2017 – Airbus Defence and Space has entered into an agreement with the GIS mapping engine operator Satshot to provide high-resolution SPOT 6/7 satellite data over a large area of the corn and wheat belt within the continental United States. SPOT 6/7 data is integrated into the Satshot platform, which can be used for deep analysis of specific farmland for further improved operations and efficiency.

Landslide in the Swiss Alps: Seen from Space

(© European Space Imaging, Munich, 28/08/17) On Wednesday August 23rd a huge chunk broke off the side of a mountain in Bondo, in the southern Swiss Alps, at speeds of more than 250km/h. It is suspected that the resulting landslide swept away eight hikers.

Sentinel-1 Speeds up crop insurance payouts

(17 August 2017) For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts.

Brainnwave Expands in Geo with Quarry One Eleven

(Edinburgh, July 2017) Brainnwave understands, that if people are going to make better decisions then they must have quick and simple access to the data they need, at the time they need them. This insight has driven the Edinburgh-based team of young entrepreneurs, data scientists, machine learning and software engineers and user-experience (UX) designers, to create a platform that removes any barriers between data suppliers and end-users.

‘Waste from Space’ selected by EARSC as the European Earth Observation Product of the Year

5th July, 2017. The EARSC competition “European EO product of the year” rewarded a company which has developed a product which will support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national, regional and/or local levels, and the monitoring and reporting against the global indicator framework.

‘Spy in the Sky’ technology to tackle illegal dumping of waste

June 27, 2017. Air and Space Evidence, the world’s first Space Detective Agency, is launching a new service using ‘spy in the sky’ satellite technologies to detect waste crime.

Earth-i & WeatherSafe Provide Insight from Satellites to Burundi Coffee Growers

(Guildford, UK, May 2017) Earth-i, the innovative British distributor of Earth Observation imagery and services, has teamed up with Harwell-based WeatherSafe – leaders in the application of big data analytics to meet agricultural challenges – to support the coffee farmers of Burundi through Earth-i’s ACCORD programme.

Sentinels help monitor grasslands for agricultural subsidy checks in Europe

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites are being used to detect and better evaluate management practices of grasslands in Estonia.

The Climate monitoring app for Cities.

Discover the origins of greenhouse gas emissions in your city.

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

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