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OGC: Best Practices Document for Earth Observation Product, Service and Sensor

An official OGC Best Practice document entitled, "OGC EO Product Collection, Service and Sensor Discovery using the CS-WebRIM Catalogue" was adopted by the Open Geospatial Consortium.
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Mon, 25/03/2013 - 11:37

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Mon, 03/25/2013

Open data: New York makes available public datasets online

On 7 March 2013, hundreds of new datasets were made available on NYC Open Data, a portal containing all of the New York's online data.

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Wed, 13/03/2013 - 09:40

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Wed, 03/13/2013

NASA launches new Landsat satellite

On 4 February 2013 NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) lifted off into space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 11:27

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Tue, 02/12/2013

GPS Community to launch new Association

The GPS industry is forming a new trade association called the GPS Innovation Alliance, as InsideGNSS reported. The Alliance will work to educate policy makers and the public about the GPS system and protect the interests of the hundreds of organizations and users that rely upon the constellation, according to sources familiar with the new group.

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Sun, 10/02/2013 - 10:55

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Sun, 02/10/2013

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye complete Combination

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) ("DigitalGlobe") and GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) ("GeoEye"), on 31 January 2013 announced the completion of their combination, creating a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis. The combined company will trade on the NYSE stock exchange as DigitalGlobe under the symbol DGI. Based on the closing price of DigitalGlobe stock on January 30, 2013, the combined company has a market capitalization of $2.1 billion.

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Fri, 01/02/2013 - 11:46

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Fri, 02/01/2013

Earthquakes: California could establish Early Warning System

The state of California could establish an $80 million early warning system for earthquakes.

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Thu, 31/01/2013 - 10:01

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Thu, 01/31/2013

NASA: Measuring Ocean-Surface Winds from Space

In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean-surface wind speed and direction.

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Thu, 31/01/2013 - 09:44

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Thu, 01/31/2013

GNSS: UK drops efforts to patent satellite signals

The United States and United Kingdom announced on January 17, 2013 that the British government would end efforts to obtain patent or intellectual property (IP) rights related to GPS, as InsideGNSS reported.

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Fri, 18/01/2013 - 13:36

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Fri, 01/18/2013

Hyperspectral data plays important role in environmental monitoring

In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the Karoly Robert University College, participated in an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flight operations and hyperspectral data collections for a NASA sponsored project to m

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Tue, 18/12/2012 - 08:25

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Tue, 12/18/2012

Hurricane Sandy: Polar-orbiting satellites were key in pinpointing landfall

According to a new study by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the NOAA forecasts of Hurricane Sandy’s track could have been hundreds of miles off without information from polar-orbiting satellites. Rather than identifying the New Jersey landfall location within 30 miles five-days before landfall, the models would have shown Sandy remaining at sea.

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Fri, 14/12/2012 - 08:17

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