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Small But Agile Proba-1 Reaches 10 Years in Orbit

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets.

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 10:53

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

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Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

NASA: A Look Back at a Decade of Fires

NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct.

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 11:33

Managing Disasters Tests Geospatial Technologies

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 15:07

UN in pact with satellite firms to restore communications after disaster

The United Nations telecommunications agency today announced that it has reached agreement with two international satellite organizations to expedite the restoration of vital telecommunications ser

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Wed, 30/03/2011 - 11:05

Turning Satellite Images Into Disaster-Relief Efforts

Several academic institutions are teaming up in an effort organized by the U.S. Geological Survey to help turn satellite imagery into actionable data in Japan.

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Wed, 30/03/2011 - 10:59

A new twist on disaster response

Exercise 24 (X24) was developed as a 24-hour multiple-agency virtual exercise exploring collaborative solutions, including cloud computing and social media, for disaster response, said George Bress

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:37

Academics Join Relief Efforts Around the World as Crisis Mappers

Jen Ziemke can't feed the needy in Libya. But, like many academics, the political scientist in Cleveland can pitch in on relief efforts with a different skill: map making.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:25

Disaster Management - Special issue of Earthzine

Articles published for Earthzine’s Disaster Management theme (Dec.

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Fri, 25/03/2011 - 16:38

Secretary Salazar Charts Future For Landsat Satellite Program

The Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced plans to make the Department of the Interior the permanent manager of the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites.

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Fri, 25/03/2011 - 10:29