Category Archives: Remote Sensing

Why attending commercial events?

I have already written a review of GeoBusiness 2014.  But I thought it was worth writing something about the nature of the event and the interaction between different sectors. What is GeoBusiness and why was it different? GeoBusiness is a … Continue reading

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The search for Flight 370

As the search for missing Malaysian Airways Flight 370 approaches it’s 5th week, the reliance of Geospatial technology and the skills to analyse large volumes of data are becoming increasingly clear. In this post we will look at some of … Continue reading

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Space Charter activated in response to UK flooding

Spotted on the BBC News page, the recent flooding in the UK (yes, it has been even wetter than normal over here!) has prompted the UK Government to activate the global charter on space and natural disasters. This essentially gives … Continue reading

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How highs the water mama? 3 feet high and rising

A great line from De La Soul, but on a serious note, sea level is rising and scientists don’t seem confident that the trend is going to slow or reverse anytime soon.  Over the past month there has been a … Continue reading

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Curiosity

  This morning NASA successfully landed a probe on Mars. After a 9 month journey, the final 7 minutes of the trip were set to be the most risky, but the probe landed safely and has started transmitting data back … Continue reading

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The Venus Transit – NASA Video

Well i was up in time to find the skies above Scotland giving it the full 8 Octas this morning.  So no transit viewing for me and I am unlikely to see it again given that we will have to … Continue reading

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GISRUK 2012 – Thursday

The second part of GoGeo’s review of GISRUK 2012 covers Thursday. If you want to find out what happened on Wednesday, please read this post.  Thusrday saw a full programme of talks split between two parallel sessions.  I chose to go … Continue reading

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GISRUK 2012 – Wednesday

GISRUK 2012 was held in Lancaster, hosted by Lancaster University. The conference aimed to cover a broad range of subjects including Environmental Geoinformatics, Open GIS, Social GIS, Landscape Visibility and Visualisation and Remote Sensing. In addition to the traditional format, this years … Continue reading

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100 years after Scott

This week marks the 100 year anniversary of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. I would imagine that you all know who Scott was and what happened on his final attempt to reach the South Pole before Amundsen, if you need … Continue reading

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Satellites monitor impact of climate change on ecosystems

If you are interested in ecosystems and conservation and how remote sensing can be used as a monitoring tool then you might be interested to read a paper published today in Ecological Indicators. Tracking the effect of climate change on … Continue reading

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