Picking Up Penguins From Space

Download this page in PDF format World Wildlife Day is the 3rd March, and so fittingly this blog is looking at how satellite imagery and remote sensing techniques were used to recently discover an unknown colony of 1.5 million AdĂ©lie … Continue reading

Sentinel To Be Launched

Download this page in PDF format Sentinel-2B was launched at 01:49 GMT on the 7th March from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. It’s the second of a constellation of optical satellites which are part of the European Commission’s Copernicus Programme. Its … Continue reading

Uncovering Secrets with Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format Recent significant discoveries in Cambodia and Jordan have highlighted the potential offered by remote sensing and satellite imagery to help uncover secrets on Earth – a field known as satellite archaeology. Cambodia Helicopter mounted … Continue reading

Four reasons why 2016 will be big for Earth observation

Download this page in PDF format 2016 has caught its first few rays of sunlight, but is already shaping up to be an exciting year for Earth observation (EO). Here are four reasons why: Reason One China launched the world’s … Continue reading

What do colours mean in satellite imagery?

Download this page in PDF format Satellite images are a kaleidoscope of colours, all vying for attention. It’s important to be clear what the colours are showing, and more importantly, what they may not be showing, to interpret the image … Continue reading