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NASA, ISRO to Jointly Launch a Satellite That Will Help Monitor Climate Change & Study Earthquakes

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and US space agency, NASA will jointly launch a satellite to monitor climate change and deformations in the Earth’s crust. Named NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar, or NISAR, the satellite will help study earthquakes and their patterns. 342 more words

Remote Sensing

Open Source Software related to Geoscience and Remote Sensing

There are various software available (commercial as well as open source/freeware) for processing Geospatial data. Here is the alphabetical list of open source software related to Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 286 more words

Remote Sensing

Climate change and the moving north pole: science and fairy tales

“Did you hear that climate change is even affecting the position of the north pole? Is that true?”, I was asked yesterday. And today, I found in my twitter feed: 357 more words

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A Hidden Map Between Sensor and Shooter: The Point Positioning Data Base, Part Three

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Between 1990, when the first GPS-guided missiles were used in war, and 2001, when the United States began its invasion of Afghanistan, GPS guidance for weapons went from a niche technology used only by a few systems to one of the US military’s favorite techniques. 786 more words

A Hidden Map Between Sensor and Shooter: The Point Positioning Data Base, Part Two

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One part of the long pre-history surrounding the deployment of GPS-guided bombs began in the late 1960s with US Army Corps of Engineers and a research project to improve the accuracy of American field artillery. 1,093 more words

Ellipsoids for Easter

Some of you are celebrating Easter this weekend and I thought I will make a short post for this event. So, I have searcher the great World Wide Web in search of some great designs for Easter eggs inspired from mathematics. 329 more words