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Category: Environment

21 July 2016

DigitalGlobes`s WorldView tracks Canada`s devastating forest fire from space

by Pubali Mukherjee
A devastating forest fire destroyed thousands of acres of lands in Fort McMurray, Alberta municipality Canada in May 2016 .On May 1St 2016 the wildfire began southwest of Fort McMurray Alberta.

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08 July 2016

Nearest Coffee shop to remotest oil rig , Digitalglobe Basemaps covers it all for its customers(Part 2)

by Pubali Mukherjee
DigitalGlobe Basemap +Metro is high resolution orthophoto product for customers who need spatial data of major capitals and major cities of the world with population over 2 million. It is an easy access to world`s most important cities.

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08 July 2016

Nearest coffee shop to remotest oil rig , Digitalglobe Basemaps covers it all for its customers(Part 1)

by Pubali Mukherjee
Decade back satellite imagery was limited to view remote locations and major scientific applications but over the last decade space technology had changed the way we view our planet.

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10 June 2016

WorldView-4: Another feather in DigitalGlobe`s cap

by Pubali Mukherjee
The global leader in earth imagery information: DigitalGlobe (DG) is all set to complete its constellation of very high resolution satellite with the launch of WorldView-4(WV-4) in September 2016.

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02 June 2016

WorldView-3 with its 8 SWIR bands becomes a boon for mineral exploration

by Pubali Mukherjee
Today, world economy is facing unprecedented crisis of resources be it food or energy and with the ever increasing population of earth we are in constant search of new oil/ gas/mineral resources.

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28 April 2016

Satellite images reveal underground forest Fungi

by Pubali Mukherjee
Underground forest fungi have a mutually beneficial relationship with the forest canopy. They use the carbohydrates produced by the canopies during photosynthesis in exchange of the nutrients brought by them.

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28 April 2016

A Flock of “Doves” up in space shows how our planet looks in real time

by Pubali Mukherjee
Lunar landing mission Apollo 17 first gave us the view of our planet, our home the Earth and over the decades satellite imagery has changed the way we humans perceive space.

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11 October 2013

Pléiades Measures Earthquake born Island in Pakistan

by Santosh Singh
Barely half an hour after a major earthquake on 23rd September, people of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar had another jolt when they saw a new island emerge in the sea, just over a kilometre from the shore. This island is made of sea mud.

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19 September 2013

Pleiades Captures Massive Salvage Operation of Costa Concordia

by Santosh Singh
The 50,000 ton Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, which ran aground last year due to error made by its Captain was righted after massive salvage efforts by a team of engineers and mariners. This has been the most expensive salvage operation in history.

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28 March 2013

Image of the Day : Lowest Place on Earth

by Santosh Singh
Dead Sea is a actually a lake sandwiched between Israel, West bank and Jordan. It is known worldwide for one of the most saline(33.7% salinity) and lowest land elevation(-423 MSL) on its shores. It is a popular tourist destination due to religious factors

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