The European radar satellite Sentinel-1A has captured the rupture of the recent major earthquake in Napa Valley, California, USA. The quake on 24 August 2014 was the biggest one in 25 years.
When using Space technologies for disaster risk management and emergency response, it is not only important to have access to the right data and software, it is also crucial to be aware of methods
The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), composed on current and accurate three-dimensional m
The GeoCommunity™ for the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) industry is part of the MindSites Group
At present no ground or satellite based global network infrastructure exists for monitoring soil moisture on a local level.
A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.
NASA’s International Space Station ISS-RapidScat scatterometer instrument platform is scheduled to be launched during the fall of 2014.
On 13 August 2014, DigitalGlobe successfully launched its WorldView-3 commercial high resolution, multispectral Earth observation satellite from Vandenber
From 6 to 8 August 2014 the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) met in New York.
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