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Review: New Views

Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this book to review.

Working professionally as a remote sensing scientist it is perhaps no surprise that I’m lover of maps and data. 327 more words

Earth Observation

Remote Sensing

This term means to capture information without touching at a moment of time. Photography is also considered as one type of remote sensing. Reflecting from the object, the photons come to the camera lens cause chemical changes in the film or conversion of an electrical charge into the digital signal in digital sensors. 122 more words

I had a geo-spatial weekend!

Many days in the life of a researcher are spent going to conferences, networking and getting the pulse for the latest updates and advances in science and technology. 1,585 more words


Growth of Geological Structure & Topography

The relationship between individual earthquakes and the longer-term growth of topography and of geological structures is not fully understood, but is key to our ability to make use of topographic and geological data sets in the contexts of seismic hazard and wider-scale tectonics. 182 more words


New eye in the sky to help UK weather forecasts

A new weather satellite is circling the earth. The JPSS-1 satellite, launched this weekend (18 November 2017) will provide a huge array of observational, near real-time, data which will be shared with US national and international partners including the Met Office. 458 more words

Met Office News

The SAR Journal Webpage and Community

I just discovered this amazing Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) website and magazine site, so aptly named as www.syntheticapertureradar.com. The website and content in it is quite amazing, and being a SAR aficionado, I have immediately signed up for their newsletter. 66 more words

Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit.

The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.

The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. 539 more words