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What is Surveillance?
Surveillance is just a word like any other which describes activities or behaviours of people or individuals normally aimed at influencing, managing or protecting.

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NASA Satellite Photos Compare Before and After Sandy

Thousands still remain without power after Hurricane Sandy blew through the east coast on Monday. NASA’s Earth Observatory released satellite images that compare power usage in the tri-state area before and after the storm. 15 more words


Walking the Beaches - On safer ground

After what seemed like an age and with the adrenalin still pumping hard around our bodies, we saw a fence.  We worked our way back towards the track and saw an open gate.  340 more words


Happy GIS Day 2016!

Geographical Information Systems Day 2016 was celebrated this past Wednesday – hurrah! As a day dedicated to raising the profile of GIS applications, it provides the perfect opportunity for me to write an update on the progress of my own GIS work, which recently has been focussed on understanding the landscape through satellite imagery. 878 more words


DigitalGlobe’s new imaging satellite makes it to space

This morning, the United Launch Alliance sent an Atlas 5 401 rocket loaded with DigitalGlobe’s WorldView 4 satellite into space. The satellite will create a new pipeline for sending high quality satellite imagery back to earth. 338 more words



The artist Josh Begley’s Best of Luck with the Wall video turns the 1,954-mile continent-spanning journey across the United States–Mexico border into a seven-minute tone poem. 98 more words


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