Mapping Urban Features from IKONOS Satellite Data in New York City Case Study on GeoEye Site

With over 8.3 million people, New York City prides itself on being the United States’ largest urban center. However, the city’s high population and density has a direct impact on planning decisions regarding the use of land, transportation, education, housing and infrastructure development…Dr. Bhaskaran’s team and his research have proven that GeoEye‘s map-accurate, high-resolution IKONOS imagery can be a cost-effective method for determining environmental implications in cities and other urban centers and has significant potential to shape policy and urban agencies’ future planning initiatives.

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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