The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates.
On 17 July 2014, USGS released several Updated National Seismic Hazard Maps, accompanied w
A new 3D Elevation Programme (3DEP), is the outcome of a partnership between USGS and other federal, state, local
On 16 July 2014, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, received a "Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award" at the ESRI International User Conference (Esri UC) in San D
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured dozens of wildfires in Canada and the northwestern United States.
In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager
Researchers from the Institute for Research on Social Issues and the Center for Urban Health of Indiana and Purdue University at Indianapolis recently published a study showing major advantages in
A new Urban Data map will be unveiled at the Esri User Conference July 2014 and introduced in February 2015 at the newly renovated Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. by the Urban Observatory.
According to new findings from the University of California Irvine the use of satellite data could be used to greatly improve the overflow predictions of a river months before the event occurs whic
On Wednesday 2 July 2014, NASA reported the successful launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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