OrbView-2 and Oceanographic Data – GeoEye Information Services Showcased

GeoEye‘s Orbview-2 satellite (OV-2), with its SeaWiFS sensor, contributes to the study of ocean color, which benefits research on global warming and climate change, the monitoring of harmful algal blooms (red tides), the study of ecosystems, and other areas of great interest to society. Knowledge of ocean color provides our only large-scale window into the ocean ecosystem and is the only way to take a global view of the Earth‘s biosphere. Since water covers three quarters of the Earth, imagery from OrbView-2 helps us understand what is happening to the entire Earth’s ecosystem, water and land. OrbView-2 is considered the “gold standard” for ocean color measurements, and GeoEye is a proud contributor to the International Ocean-Color program with over 11 years of data…

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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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