Monthly Archives: April 2011
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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A month after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, there is little sign of life moving on. The death toll is expected to reach twenty eight thousand. But a further hundred and fifty thousand are still camping in shelters, struggling to cope with so much loss. Our correspondent Damian Grammaticas went to Rikuzentakata, one of the worst hit towns on Japan’s eastern coast, to speak those mourning loved ones. Satellite imagery courtesy of GeoEye…
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Since the launch of the GeoEye-1 satellite in 2008, Google has added gigabytes of high-resolution GeoEye-1 and IKONOS imagery to Google Earth and Google Maps, such as a historic scene from the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, views of the pyramids in Egypt, and images showing urban expansion in China. To highlight other broadly-interesting GeoEye-1 images, Google has a ‘GeoEye Featured Imagery’ layer in Google Earth. Included within this layer are Featured Imagery placemarks, including a thumbnail of the image, a link to view the image in full-resolution, and a wealth of information about the scene, including resolution, collection date, and a narrative about the location…
This month’s featured images are:
Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida
Celebrate EarthDay with GeoEye! Check out this great earth image of The Alps – Dolomiti, Italy.
Enjoy this half-meter resolution satellite image of The Alps – Dolomiti, Italy. The GeoEye-1 satellite is owned and operated by Va.-based GeoEye, Inc. and is the world’s highest resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite.
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Take an EarthDay Minute to Appreciate the Majestic Beauty of Bora Bora, Tahiti – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured
Take an EarthDay minute to appreciate the majestic beauty of Bora Bora, Tahiti.
Enjoy this half-meter resolution satellite image of Bora Bora, Tahiti. The GeoEye-1 satellite is owned and operated by Va.-based GeoEye, Inc. and is the world’s highest resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite.
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