Monitoring Large & Small Animals From Space

Download this page in PDF format Using high resolution satellite imagery to monitor animals from space was in the news this week. We’ve written about this application of remote sensing before, but this time we’re looking at new techniques for … Continue reading

Earth observation: Launches Gone, Launches Due & Launches Planned

Download this page in PDF format September is a busy month for Earth observation satellites, and so here is a round-up of the month. Launches Gone The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRA) launched the INSAT-3DR weather satellite on September 8th … Continue reading

Space is Hard Work!

Download this page in PDF format Space is unpredictable. Things don’t always go as planned. Over the last few weeks some of the difficulties of working in space have been highlighted. Gaofen 10 The start of September did not go … Continue reading

Why understanding spatial resolution is important?

Download this page in PDF format Spatial resolution is a key characteristic in remote sensing, where it’s often used to refer to the size of pixels within an acquired image. However this is a simplification as the detector in the … Continue reading