ESA 2019 Living Planet Symposium Review – Part 1

Download this page in PDF format Last week saw over 4 200 Earth Observation (EO) enthusiasts from over 80 countries travel to Milan to attend ESA’s Living Planet Symposium. With a total of 187 scheduled scientific sessions, as well as … Continue reading

Fire & Ice

Download this page in PDF format NASA has produced a couple of articles in the last few weeks demonstrating how Earth Observation (EO) data can help monitor both ends of the temperature spectrum. Beginning with the heat, they’ve produced a … Continue reading

We’re Off To Living Planet!!

Download this page in PDF format ESA’s 2019 Living Planet Symposium takes place next week between the 13th and 17th May in Milan, Italy. The Symposium takes place every three years and is an important one for the industry as … Continue reading

Satellite Marine Applications Making Waves

Download this page in PDF format Last week I was invited to talk at an evening event organised by the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), which took place at the Met Office. It was titled ‘Satellite data for marine applications’ and … Continue reading

Earth Day Observations

Download this page in PDF format The 22nd April is the globally celebrated annual Earth Day co-ordinated by the Earth Day Network and celebrated by 192 countries. This is the forty-ninth Earth Day, and this year the theme is ‘To … Continue reading

New Lasers and Aircraft

Download this page in PDF format There have been some interesting first steps within the Earth Observation industry this week. Firstly, NASA provided the first data from it’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission – pronounced Jedi!! The mission was … Continue reading

Preserving Earth Observation Datasets

Download this page in PDF format The opportunity to go back through history is one of the amazing strengths of satellite data. To decide in a morning that you want to go back and look what a place on the … Continue reading

New Hyperspectral Satellite!

Download this page in PDF format The latest Earth Observation (EO) satellite to go into orbit is the Italian PRISMA satellite that was launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana at 0150 GMT on 22nd March 2019. … Continue reading

Uganda Water Week & Multiple World Days!

Download this page in PDF format This week I’m in Uganda as part of the Drought and Flood Mitigation Service (DFMS) team for the Uganda Water & Environment Week 2019 (UWEWK2019), which takes place from the 18th to the 22nd … Continue reading

Anti-slavery and Forest Protection with Earth Observation

Download this page in PDF format Land classification has long been a key staple of the Earth Observation industry, and at the end of January, an exciting paper was published on how satellite data could be used to support work … Continue reading