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Counting Polar Bears From Space

USGS Press Release

Observing Polar Bears from Space

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Monitoring wildlife in the Arctic is difficult. Study areas are cold, barren and often inaccessible. 403 more words

Animals

Openwater Mesocyclone

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Foreword: I am going to geek out in this post so if you don’t follow or understand some of the terms, no worries! 550 more words

Miscellaneous

Like Google Earth pictures? Now your company can buy them. (Snooping as a service?)

It’s one thing to cruise around the planet virtually with Google Earth when you’re bored. Now, Google is bringing out those high-resolution aerial images for business use. 223 more words

Business

Google now allowing businesses to purchase its Earth imagery data

In a blog post on its official enterprise blog today, Google announced that it is opening up its collection of Google Earth data to businesses. Businesses and governmental organizations will now have the ability to purchase imagery collected by Google and use them for whatever they need. 146 more words

Google Corporate

Skybox Imaging successfully launches its SkySat-2 Earth observation satellite

Last month, Google announced plans to acquire satellite imaging company Skybox for $500 million. Today, the soon to be Google-owned company announced that it has successfully launched its SkySat-2 Earth observation satellite aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Tech Industry

Web users in Hawaii invaders hunt

US conservationists and a satellite imaging company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants.

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