Two Fantastic Remote Sensing Innovations

Download this page in PDF format Two academic remote sensing research announcements caught our eye this week. To be fair most remote sensing announcements catch our eye, but these two were intriguing as they are repurposing remote sensing techniques. Remote … Continue reading

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little SAR

Download this page in PDF format Last week ESA released a new synthetic aperture radar (SAR) dataset from NASA’s Seasat mission; nothing unusual in that you might think, except that this data is over 36 years old. As part of … Continue reading

SMAP ready to map!

Download this page in PDF format On the 31st January NASA launched their Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite, generally known by the more pronounceable acronym SMAP, aboard the Delta 2 rocket. It will go into a near polar sun-synchronous orbit … Continue reading

Copernicus ready for lift off!

Download this page in PDF format The first satellite of the European Union’s Copernicus project, Sentinel-1A, is due to be launched next Thursday, April 3rd. The project aims to create a constellation of satellites providing a range of Earth Observation … Continue reading