Monthly Archives: April 2011
Japan Before and After Earthquake and Tsunami – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured on Blog Spot
Photos from the GeoEye satellite imaging company from before and after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan show sobering views from above of the disaster.
Fukushima II nuclear power plant, Minamisanriku…
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GeoEye Marine Services has provided fish-finding and oceanic data services and products, tailored to the unique needs of commercial and government maritime organizations, since 1997. Our SeaStar Fisheries Information Service combines ocean plankton data with oceanographic and meteorological data sets from server satellite imaging systems, processed daily by GeoEye‘s expert team and delivered directly to the vessel. Specific buoy, vessel tracking, and research products are available. To maximize the usefulness of this information, GeoEye offers OrbMap software, training and technical support to every customer. OrbMap enables captains and fleet managers to manipulate map layers, converting oceanic location intelligence into smart decision-making tools.
Our Marine Services include oceanographic maps, asset tracking hardware and information that is required by all maritime agencies to monitor ocean conditions, vessels and fishing gear. GeoEye‘s oceanographers produce “fish finding maps” (FFM) by collecting and processing data from several satellite systems to help captains identify the most productive fishing grounds…
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Japan Reviewing Policy to Export Nuclear Technology – GeoEye Production Services Featured in Article
TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Japanese government is considering whether to continue the joint effort of the public and private sectors to export nuclear power technology following the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, government sources said Tuesday.
In this photo, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex in Japan is shown on Nov. 15, 2009 in a satellite image provided by GeoEye. Radiation leaked from the crippled nuclear plant in tsunami-ravaged northeastern Japan after a third reactor was rocked by an explosion Tuesday, March 15, and a fourth caught fire in a dramatic escalation of the 4-day-old catastrophe.(AP Photo/GeoEye)
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Collecting and Delivering Superior Multi-Resolution Imagery Products – GeoEye Imagery Collection Featured
Current and historical geospatial imagery from GeoEye provides timely and vital insight for commercial, research and government applications. As your trusted imagery experts, we offer a wide range of imagery products collected by our constellation of high-resolution satellites and aerial systems and intended to match your specific resolution requirements and geospatial interests – anywhere in the world. Our most advanced satellite imagery, collected by GeoEye-1, has a resolution of .41 meters (.50 meters for commercial customers), able to discern a 16-inch object on the ground…
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South Korea Releases Details of North Korea Coastal Submarine – GeoEye Imagery Collection Featured in Blog Post
Last month, South Korea released details about a new class of North Korean (NK) coastal submarine which has been reported in operation for the last several years. Joseph S Bermuduz Jr in April’s Jane’s Defense Weekly speculates the designation of this submarine as the SANG-O II (or K-300) class as it resembles the original SANG-O but with an additional 5 meters in length. It has been suggested the extra length may add to the capacity of the SANG-O by providing torpedo tubes, an increased patrol range as well as a larger crew complement…
…For those creating imagery signature databases, the only imagery available for the SANG-O II in Google Earth was captured by GeoEye on 6 Oct 2010 at Ch’aho-rodongjagu naval base. The following shows a breakout of that image along with surrounding submarines.
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