RapidEye, announced that the African Malaria Control Project, MALAREO, which incorporates RapidEye data, has come to a close and results are now available on the project’s website.
Astrium, Europe’s space company, continues to drive the implementation of the European Data Relay System (EDRS). As prime contractor, Astrium Services has now contracted the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to implement and operate major parts of the ground network.
Partnership agreement ensures access to reliable mapping data for European disaster and crisis response
Euromap GmbH, the exclusive supplier of Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) data in Europe, and the European Space Agency (ESA), responsible for the GMES data access as part of the GMES Space Component, announced that the delivery of ortho products and system corrected products from IRS P6 Resourcesat 1 data acquired during 2011 was completed recently.
Fugro NPA Ltd of Edenbridge in Kent, UK announces its coordination of a new EC FP7 project entitled ‘PanGeo – Enabling Access to Geological Information in Support of Global Monitoring for Environment & Security’. The project, worth approximately €3.5M with an EU contribution of approximately €2.5M, involves all 27 national Geological Surveys of the EU, plus a number of organisations specialising in satellite InSAR processing, novel visualisations, INSPIRE-compliant web-map serving, GIS and validation. The team’s work is overseen by several pan-European geological associations including EuroGeoSurveys and the European Federation of Geologists.
An unparalleled collection of high-resolution satellite imagery covering sub-Saharan Africa in a single season is now available in the DMCii image archive, providing an invaluable snapshot of more than 40 countries, including Cameroon, Congo, and Ethiopia for assessing phenomena such as deforestation, urbanisation and desertification.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC Ordering Services for Earth Observation Products Interface Standard. This candidate interface
standard defines interfaces for ordering products derived from Earth observation satellites.