Sentinels Watch Over Common Agricultural Policy

Download this page in PDF format A new programme was launched on the 22nd May enabling Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data to be used to support the monitoring of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The principles of CAP were … Continue reading

Big Data From Space

Download this page in PDF format Last week I attended the 2017 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS’17) that was held in Toulouse, France. The conference was co-organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) … Continue reading

Looking To Earth Observation’s Future

Download this page in PDF format The future is very much the theme for Earth Observation (EO) in Europe this week. One of the biggest potential impacts for the industry could come out of a meeting that took place yesterday, … Continue reading

Brexit: Science & Space

Download this page in PDF format Brexit currently dominates UK politics. Whilst it’s clear the UK is leaving the European Union (EU) in March 2019, the practical impact, and consequences, are still a confused fog hanging over everything. The UK … Continue reading

Brexit Biting for UK Space Industry

Download this page in PDF format UK companies involved in European Commission space programmes face an uncertain future according to media reports over the last week. The Financial Times reported that the European Commission wanted two key clauses in the … Continue reading

Brexit and the Earth Observation Market

Download this page in PDF format Last week the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). For us it was sad day, evidenced by the fact that on voting day Sam was at the European Association of Remote Sensing … Continue reading

Satellite Data Continuity: Hero or Achilles Heel?

Download this page in PDF format One of satellite remote sensing’s greatest strengths is the archive of historical data available, allowing researchers to analyse how areas change over years or even decades – for example, Landsat data has a forty … Continue reading

Footprints in Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format I’ve just finished my summer with Pixalytics! As I wrote a blog when I first arrived, I thought it would be nice symmetry to finish my ERASMUS+ placement with a second one. When I … Continue reading

Interpretation is the Key to Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format Remote sensing just produces pretty satellite images doesn’t it? Whilst remote sensing can produce fantastic looking images, the interpretation of the imagery is important. Take the two images at the top of the blog, … Continue reading

First Small Steps in Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format It’s not often you get given the opportunity to travel, live in an exciting new city and get an incredible internship all in one. So when I heard about the Erasmus+ Programme I applied … Continue reading