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Dauria Aerospace Building a Global Technology Company

By William Ostrove, Forecast International

On August 13, Forecast International discussed Dauria Aerospace‘s satellite business with company founder and CEO Mike Kokorich. Kokorich stated that Dauria is building a global commercial technology company. 527 more words

Aerospace

Mapping snowlines on temperate glaciers: the wonders of optimal thresholding

In this post I describe an interesting glaciological application of Otsu’s optimal thresholding, a method in digital image processing with which we can segment a gray-level image into two or more classes by finding the best threshold level between the two. 1,507 more words

Earth Observation

VISualize 2014 – Call for abstracts now open

Just announced!  VISualize 2014, the annual IDL & ENVI User Group Meeting hosted by Exelis Visual Information Solutions, will be taking place October 14-16 at the World Wildlife Fund in Washington, DC. 180 more words

Remote Sensing

Polillos' forests on the brink

On the way to Polillo town from Burdeos, I noticed the national road had many parts of it paved in concrete than ever before. Some years back, it was all dirt road and you could just imagine the difficulty getting from one town to the other, especially when it rained. 1,011 more words

Earth Observation

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 4. topographic and illumination correction

* originally published in my old blog “Tales of Ice and Stone”, on 2014-03-05

In the last post of this series we will review the necessary steps for performing topographic and illumination correction of the MODIS images. 1,157 more words

Earth Observation

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 3. calibration, conversion to radiance at top-of-atmosphere

* originally published in my old blog Tales of Ice and Stone, on 2014-02-20

In the third part of this series we will calibrate the images to convert the pixel values to spectral radiance. 692 more words

Earth Observation

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 2. subsetting and reprojecting

* originally published in my old blog Tales of Ice and Stone on 2013-11-15

In the second part of this series, we will see how to extract subsets of the hdf files we downloaded and reproject them. 1,045 more words

Earth Observation