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Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

June 29, 2015
esa.int
With a ground resolution of 10 m per pixel, the images show individual buildings in Milan, agricultural plots along the Po River, and ports along the southern French coast. read more…

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China sends up remote sensing satellite

June 27, 2015
spaceflightnow.com
China launched the Gaofen 8 high-resolution optical Earth observation satellite this past Friday. read more…

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First-of-its-kind Advanced Remote Sensing Textbook Available Now

June 24, 2015
prweb.com
Discusses spatial, spectral, and temporal signature collection in the visible and infrared, including non-literal imagery interpretation, thermal, reflective, and polarimetric target characterization, radiative transfer, advanced technical intelligence collection systems, and data processing, analysis, and exploitation techniques. read more…

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OGC moves to address point cloud data

June 23, 2015
spatialsource.com.au
The recently formed Point Cloud Domain Working Group (DWG) has published a draft charter and is now seeking comments on the charter for further development, with submissions due 18 July. read more…

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Vega successfully launches Sentinel-2A mission

JUne 22, 2015
nasaspaceflight.com
Sentinel-2 spacecraft feature a 290 km-wide coverage, 10-20 m spatial resolution, 13 optical channel instrument – operating from visible-near infrared to shortwave infrared – and will ensure enhanced-quality continuity with existing missions. read more…

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Roscosmos Plans A Center For Earth Remote Sensing … Operating All Russian Surface Surveying Spacecraft

June 22, 2015
satnews.com
The Russian ERS satellite grouping includes 4 multispectral satellites, and three weather spacecraft. read more…

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Satellite Imagery Tasking Now Available via SpyMeSat Mobile App

June 19, 2015
giscafe.com
EROS-B is the first satellite available for SpyMeSat tasking over western Europe, North America, and the region around Australia and New Zealand. It has 70cm black & white resolution at nadir. read more…

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Doctoral candidate position in remote sensing of vegetation

June 19, 2015
Geoinformatics Research Group in the School of Engineering on the Otaniemi campus of Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Involves remote sensing of vegetation dynamics with an emphasis on data provided by new optical satellite missions. read more…

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PhD Positions in Remote Sensing and Hydrology

June 19, 2015
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Topic areas: Biogeosciences, Earth and Space Science Informatics, Hydrological Sciences. read more…

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UrtheCast Announces World’s First Commercial SAR and Optical 16-Satellite Constellation

June 19, 2015
spaceref.com
The satellites will consist of a dual-mode, high-resolution optical satellite (video and pushbroom) and a dual-band high-resolution SAR satellite (X-band and L-band) flying in tandem. read more…

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