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Category: Satellite Imagery

07 October 2017

Satellite Surveillance For IUU Fishing

by Amit Benet Nag
Presently, the fish stock is not only under a threat from excessive legal fishing but also from illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing which is why Global Fishing Watch (GFW) finds it difficult to estimate the precise level of such fishing acti

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04 October 2017

DigitalGlobe's Campaign For Hurricane Maria

by Amit Benet Nag
By now, Puerto Rico is the worst affected area from Hurricane Maria, the number of deaths related to this category 4 Hurricane may exceed from what the government has officially accounted for so far.

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29 September 2017

DigitalGlobe monitors Hurricane Maria

by Amit Benet Nag
Hurricane Maria is a weakening tropical cyclone which struck Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson scale, Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane, and is currently threatening North Carolina and parts of the Mid-Atlantic.

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23 September 2017

Satellite images show Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

by Rohit Kumar
An estimated 3,89,000 Rohingya have fled since the latest violence erupted in the northern Rakhine state of Myanmar on August 25. They have arrived by foot and boat to the refugee camps in Bangladesh.

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14 September 2017

DigitalGlobe tracks Hurricane Irma from space

by Rohit Kumar
DigitalGlobe publicly releases pre and post event imagery of the Hurricane Irma affected areas to support the disaster response on the Open Data site. Hurricane Irma is an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde type Category 5 storm.

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30 August 2017

Oregon Eclipse Festival 2017

by Rohit Kumar
From 17th to 23th August 2017, a Solar Eclipse Festival was organized where people were assembled to watch the total Solar Eclipse. The festival was officially known as the Oregon Eclipse Festival, organized at Big Summit Prairie, Oregon, USA.

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25 August 2017

DigitalGlobe announces WorldView-4 Commercial Product Availability

by Rohit Kumar
DigitalGlobe announces the availability WorldView-4 commercial product. With WorldView-4, customers can observe our changing planet and its advanced geospatial solutions to save lives, resources and time in the highest quality.

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19 August 2017

Scientists counted whales by using WorldView-2 satellite imageries

by Rohit Kumar
High resolution satellite imageries are used for counting endangered species of birds, beasts, and fishes. In this blog, we will discuss how new technology has applied in the ocean to count southern right whales.

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12 August 2017

Nishinoshima: The Mysterious Island

by Rohit Kumar
Nishinishima is one of the recently formed Islands (latest one is Shelly Island) in Japan that formed in two explosive phases. It is situated off the southern coast of Japan. As per a 2016 report, the Nishinoshima island is 2.7 square km in size.

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02 August 2017

Syria; from light to darkness

by Rohit Kumar
Syria, a country in Western Asia is affected by civil war for the last 6 years. The war is between the government of President Bashar al-Assad, along with its allies, and various forces opposing the government which affects millions of people.

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