Upcoming events

May 28, 2017


Santos, Brazil ,
Sunday May 28, 2017 — Wednesday May 31, 2017

May 29, 2017


Helsinki , Finland
Monday May 29, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017
Télédétection Radar : applications continentales
Champs-sur-Marne , France
Monday May 29, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017

May 30, 2017


Manchester , United Kingdom
Tuesday May 30, 2017 — Thursday June 1, 2017

May 31, 2017


College Park, Maryland , USA
Wednesday May 31, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017

June 01, 2017


Darmstadt , Germany
Thursday June 1, 2017

June 04, 2017


San Antonio, Texas , USA
Sunday June 4, 2017 — Wednesday June 7, 2017

June 05, 2017


New York , USA
Monday June 5, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

Helsinki , Finland
Monday June 5, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

June 06, 2017


Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday June 6, 2017

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday June 6, 2017 — Thursday June 8, 2017

June 07, 2017


Dublin , Ireland
Wednesday June 7, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

Brussels , Belgium
Wednesday June 7, 2017 — Thursday June 8, 2017

Arlington, VA , USA
Wednesday June 7, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017
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News

Planet and FarmShots Offer Trial to John Deere Operations Center

(By Kendall Russell | April 13, 2017) Planet and FarmShots have collaborated to provide John Deere Operations Center users access to Planet’s global imaging capacity, allowing farmers to view up-to-daily imagery of their fields.

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.

GeoVille launched LandMonitoring.Earth

(27 March 2017) GeoVille put together 20 years of experience and launched a new land monitoring system for automatic Land Cover mapping built on Sentinel data streams fulfilling multi-user application requirements.

ESA Leads the Way to Further Democratize GeoData and GeoServices Use for R&D

( 11 April 2017) The European Space Agency announces opening of a new Earth Observation (EO) data hosted-processing facility ran by ESA and hosted by CloudEO , a Munich-based start-up company, which will be managing this service for ESA on the EOhopS portal . This free offer is limited to R&D users from academia and industries.

Satellites map carbon sequestered by forests, with accuracy of up to 10 meters

by Staff Writers
Helsinki, Finland (SPX) Apr 10, 2017

Spacemetric selects Interoute's cloud to manage space data

London, 29 March 2017 – Interoute, owner operator of a global cloud services platform and one of Europe’s largest and most advanced networks, has been selected by Spacemetric to support its data storage and distribution needs. Spacemetric is a Swedish software company which streamlines the transformation of raw data from satellite and airborne sensors into imagery products ready for analytics.

Vacancy Notice for the post of GEO Secretariat Director

The Vacancy Notice for the post of GEO Secretariat Director which has now been published on the WMO’s e-recruit website.
Applicants will be directed to WMO who will administer the application process.
Closing date is 15 May 2017. It is intended that the interviews will be held in mid-September and the successful candidate announced by the time of the GEO XIV Plenary in October.

2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing

The 2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing will be held on October 2-3, 2017 Vienna, Austria

PAZ to extend Airbus radar satellite constellation for improved monitoring capabilities by end of 2017

Friedrichshafen, 21 March 2017 – PAZ, the satellite owned by the Spanish company Hisdesat, will soon increase the monitoring resources of the Airbus radar satellites constellation. Following its launch during the last quarter of 2017, PAZ will be positioned in the same orbit as the German owned TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites and form a high-resolution SAR satellite constellation with them. The addition of this third satellite will reduce revisit time and increase acquisition capacity, leading to subsequent benefits to various applications. All three satellites will feature exactly identical ground swaths and acquisition modes. The new setup will be jointly exploited by Hisdesat and Airbus Defence and Space.

INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS part of INTERGEO: Europe’s leading trade fair for commercial and civil drones

Berlin/Karlsruhe, 20 March 2017 With their wide variety of possible applications, drones drive innovation and efficiency in a global economy.

EO Browser goes public

Ljubljana, Slovenia, March 15, 2017 Sinergise is launching a free satellite imagery visualisation tool – EO Browser – developed in close cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA). EO Browser will be launched tomorrow at the World Cover conference at ESA, ESRIN in Frascati, Italy.

9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS

On April, 13-14 COMNEWS holds the 9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017” in Moscow, Russia.

Simularity and Spacemetric Team to Improve Anomaly Detection

(13 March 2017) Spacemetric and Artificial Intelligence experts Simularity are partnering to improve pinpointing of significant changes in huge volumes of digital imagery.

Congratulations to DHI GRAS for the Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data!

GEO Secretariat helped the GEO community to organize and respond to the Call for Collaborative Data Innovations launched by the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) and the World Bank last year. Recently the result was announced. Ten projects were funded and DHI GRAS together with the University of Twente and the European Space Agency have been funded to develop a project on Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data. the Lead Organization is Ramsar Center for Eastern Africa and the location will be Uganda

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.

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