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PhotoSat verifies accuracy of DigitalGlobe’s 30 cm WorldView-3 satellite elevation data to within 15 cm

March 25, 2015
PRNewswire
“The fact that PhotoSat has validated our elevation data to within 15 cm is amazing and even exceeds our initial expectations,” said DigitalGlobe. read more…

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Slight Surface Movements On The Radar

March 23, 2015
RFGlobalnet
Small movements can be detected across wide areas: Tectonic plates grinding past one another, the slow ‘breathing’ of active volcanoes… read more…

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Director-General at Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

March 24, 2015
Beijing, China
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) invites applications for the position of Director-General of the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI). read more…

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NASA Awards Contract for NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 Spacecraft

March 23, 2015
GISCafe.com
NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital ATK (formerly Orbital Sciences Corporation) of Dulles, Virginia, for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-2 spacecraft. read more…

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Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Remote Sensing of Water Systems

March 22, 2015
University of Zurich jointly with the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

The Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich jointly with the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) invite applications for an

Assistant Professor Tenure…

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Post-Doctoral Position in Remote Sensing / Data Analysis

March 20, 2015
The Townsend Lab, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Perform quantitative (statistical) analyses of remote sensing data and the develop methods to link field and remote sensing measurements…read more…

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GIS & Remote Sensing Technician

March 20, 2015
GIS & Remote Sensing Technician, Lusaka, Zambia
Develop, operate, and maintain mapping applications and tools using open source GIS tools such as QGIS, and GRASS…read more…

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Senior Scientific Programmer/Analyst

March 17, 2015
Science Systems and Applications Inc, for NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
Work involves multi-spectral earth remote sensing, supporting the team responsible for generating the first level calibrated and geo-located data products. read more…

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Software Students: Go Where No Coder Has Gone Before

March 16, 2015
SpaceRef.com
Winning applicants will be paid to develop innovative open-source software for space projects. read more…

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Needed: PhD Student for Urban classification under multiple data modalities

March 16, 2015
Multimodal Remote Sensing Group, University of Zurich, Switzerland

The student will work at the interface between remote sensing, computer vision and machine learning. The aim of the thesis is twofold: first, a semantic segmentation system based on several data modalities will be…

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