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A startup's constellation of tiny satellites is now photographing a third of earth's landmass every day

Are you ready for the coming era of global transparency?

After two years in operation, the satellite-imaging startup Planet tells Quartz that it is now photographing more than 50 million square kilometers of the earth every single day. 648 more words

Urban Growth Series - Dubai

The NASA Landsat program has continuously covered the globe since the seventies and is a great tool for anyone interested in observing changes on the ground.  89 more words

Five years of observations from tandem satellites produce 3D world map of unprecedented accuracy

A pair of satellites operating in tandem for five years have produced a depth map of the planet so exact you could theoretically zoom down to street level and tell an adult from a kid, or spot a breaking wave at Malibu. 338 more words


Geo-ing on Holidays

Work has been rather quiet over the past few weeks – I made the most of my annual leave this year by heading off on travels around Australia. 540 more words


New European satellite provides crystal-clear view of Arctic

In June of last year, a satellite called Sentinel-2 rocketed into space. The orbiter is part of the European Commission’s Copernicus program, whose satellite missions allow everything from soil studies to maritime surveillance. 760 more words


Strengthening Tropical Storm Julia to Flood Southeastern US Coast Into this Weekend

By Alex SosnowskiAccuWeather

Tropical Storm Julia will linger and increase the risk of problems related to heavy rain, gusty winds and rough seas to coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas into Friday. 63 more words

News/ Current Events

How Quickly Climate Change Is Accelerating, in 167 Maps

WHEN IT COMES to explaining climate change, it helps to have clear, convincing evidence on hand. Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist at the University of Reading with a knack for data-visualization, specializes in precisely this kind of evidence. 336 more words