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Tag: WorldView-3

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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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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14 July 2017

“Looking through its legs” A New Kind of Landscape Photography.

by Rohit Kumar
Satellites look directly down at the earth, which show flat and map-like topography, but only few satellite images give us a sense of the landscape. On September 10, 2015, WorldView-3 followed an unusual route.

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23 June 2017

Northern royal albatrosses counted from space

by Rohit Kumar
Albatross is the large seabird family which include 24 known species.The Northern royal albatross is a large seabird species of this family with wing span up to 3.7 m. It appeared in Oligocene and has a life span of 42 years.

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16 June 2017

Identify man-made & natural material, using high resolution SWIR imagery

by Rohit Kumar
SWIR (Shortwave Infrared) refers to a non-visible range of light falling between 1400-3000 nm in wavelength. SWIR light is same as visible light which reflects from minerals, man-made and natural structures due to the unique nature of the object.

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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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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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04 September 2014

31cm WorldView-3 Sends First Crisp Images

by Santosh Singh
As we said in a last year’s post and another post about WorldView-3 replacing the GeoEye-2 sensor in launch priority, the new sensor is all about breaking new ground. The current WorldView-3 sensor launched on August 31st, 2014.

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13 February 2013

WorldView-3 to replace GeoEye-2 on Launch Priority

by Santosh Singh
After acquisition of GeoEye, DigitalGlobe’s constellation has expanded to five satellites: WorldView-1, WorldView-2, QuickBird, GeoEye-1 and Ikonos. Out of these five satellite GeoEye-1 and Ikonos are contribution of GeoEye.

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