Pixalytics: Five Years & Thriving!

Download this page in PDF format The start of June marked the five-year anniversary of Pixalytics! For a small start-up business, like ours, five years is an important milestone. Depending on which you report you believe only around 50%, or … Continue reading

UK Space Conference Getting Ready For Take Off

Download this page in PDF format Next week we’ll be in Manchester at the 2017 UK Space Conference. The UK Space Conference is held every two years, and attracted over 1,000 delegates and over 100 exhibitors when held in Liverpool … Continue reading

Living Planet Is Really Buzzing!

Download this page in PDF format This week I’m at the 2016 European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium taking place in sunny Prague. I didn’t arrive until lunchtime on Monday and with the event already underway I hurried to the … Continue reading

Sentinel-3 Sets Sail

Download this page in PDF format At 17.57 GMT yesterday (16th February 2016) Sentinel-3 set sail from the Plesetsk Space Centre in Russia, heading for its 814 km sun-synchronous low Earth orbit. Like all the other Sentinel launches, we were … Continue reading

Ocean Colour Cubes

Download this page in PDF format It’s an exciting time to be in ocean colour! A couple of weeks ago we highlighted the new US partnership using ocean colour as an early warning system for harmful freshwater algae blooms, and … Continue reading

Ocean Colour Partnership Blooms

Download this page in PDF format Last week NASA, NOAA, USGS and the US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $3.6 million partnership to use satellite data as an early warning system for harmful freshwater algae blooms. An algae bloom refers … Continue reading

Goodbye HICO, Hello PACE – Ocean Colour’s Satellite Symmetry

Download this page in PDF format Ocean colour is the acorn from which Pixalytics eventually grew, and so we were delighted to see last week’s NASA announcement that one of their next generation ocean colour satellites is now more secure … Continue reading

Home from Hawaii

Download this page in PDF format I got back to a ‘cold’ UK on Saturday afternoon after spending last week at Ocean Sciences 2014.  It was a fantastic conference with over 5,600 attendees.  My scientific highlights were: The Surface Ocean … Continue reading

Settling in at the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Download this page in PDF format I’m feeling a bit guilty writing this with everyone in the UK still experiencing the wet wintery weather, as I’m in Honolulu, Hawaii at the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting. I arrived around midnight last … Continue reading