Libya: Satellite Images Show Refugee Crisis – GeoEye is Elevating Insight

Satellite pictures showing the extent of Libya’s refugee problem have emerged. The GeoEye-1 images reveal a mass of people at the Ras Ajdir crossing at Libya’s border with Tunisia. But they only indicate scale, not detail.

The satellite pictures taken on Thursday show the mass of people just to the west of the Libyan/Tunisian border. Behind them, the Libyan border post is deserted. Masses gather at the the Ras Ajdir border crossing. (Images courtesy of Google and GeoEye)…

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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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