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Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

China to Launch New Marine Surveillance Satellites in 2019

China will launch a new “constellation” of marine surveillance satellites in 2019 to monitor ships, oil rigs, marine disasters and land-based resources. According to Lin Mingsen, deputy director with the National Satellite Ocean Application Service, the HY-3...

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

PCI Geomatics to Develop a Commercial End-to-End Interferometric Processing Capability for Environmental Monitoring

PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Space Agency to develop a commercial end-to-end interferometric processing capability for...

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Australia Teams with NASA on Earth Observation

A remote sensing expert and space engineer from NASA'sJet Propulsion Laboratory has been appointed an adjunct professor in UNSW's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr Scott Hensley, a veteran of NASA's JPL, was part of the...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Australian Investment in Earth Observation Satellites

Flood monitoring, ship detection over wide areas of ocean, and natural resource management can all be better managed for Australia through SAR satellites. SAR, or Synthetic Aperture Radar, satellites observe the earth using radar, and can be...

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

China’s Environmental Satellite Produces First Image

China's first synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite for environmental monitoring has produced its first "clear, coherent and informative" image of Earth, authorities said Monday. The satellite, which was launched on Nov. 19, on Sunday successfully produced an SAR image...

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

ONR Grant Expands University of Miami Satellite Research in Asia Pacific

The University of Miami (UM) announced that it has received a grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to expand its use of SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) in the Asia-Pacific Region. The new $1.15 million grant...

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

SSTL Redefines the Cost of Radar Imaging with NovaSAR-S

Small satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has today announced completion of the development phase of its new low-cost Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite system. Called NovaSAR-S, the system offers customers coverage of any spot on...

Friday, February 4th, 2011

ITT Signs Agreement with sarmap SA to Distribute SARscape

ITT Visual Information Solutions announced it has signed an agreement with sarmap SA of Switzerland to distribute sarmap’s SARscape software products worldwide.  A popular add-on for ITT’s ENVI software product for image analysis, SARscape provides ENVI users...

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

ISRO, SGL JV to develop third version of IGIS

After a successful launch of the second version of IGiS, India's first indigenous integrated GIS image processing software, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), alongwith its joint venture partner ScanPoint Geomatics Limited (SGL) is now planning to...

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Measuring the Shape of the Oceans

When people think of satellite radar, most probably think of synthetic aperture radar imagery and its use in the creation of digital terrain models. Press a little more, and they will probably tell you that the biggest...