Monthly Archives: May 2011

How To Survive A Tornado: Plan Ahead, Avoid Debris – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in NPR Article

Tornadoes have killed about 500 people in the U.S. so far this year. But experts say that number would be much lower if everyone knew how best to protect themselves when a twister approaches…Before And After Images Of Joplin, Mo. Source: Imagery courtesy of Google and MJ Harden, a GeoEye Company

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Extreme Heights | Mount Everest North Side – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured

“Because it is there.” George Mallory aptly summed up the reason mountaineers worldwide respond to the irresistible pull of Mount Everest. On May 29, 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal were the first to complete the hazardous trek to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, rising 29,035 feet above sea level. Scaling Everest is more than a climb: it is the ultimate destination for mountaineers. GeoEye-1 .50-meter resolution collected by GeoEye.

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Information Services – GeoEye is Elevating Insight

GeoEye Information Services offer global, on-demand subscription access to imagery and other location information. Our new web-based services, EyeQ, can help enterprise organizations share current geospatial intelligence throughout their data network. GeoEye‘s Marine Services, serving clients since 1997, serve the unique needs of naval and commercial/sport fishing operations worldwide with advanced location mapping and analysis solutions. Find the critical data you need, when you need it, with GeoEye.

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Missouri Tornado Aerial Photo Shows Extent Of Destruction In Joplin – GeoEye is Elevating Insight

Devastating images of the twister’s destruction have already spread across the Internet, as has a horrifying video shot from inside the heart of the storm. Now, an aerial photo from GeoEye reveals the massive extent of ruination left behind from the tornado.

This one-foot resolution, digital aerial image of Joplin, Missouri, was collected May 24, 2011 at approximately 9:30 a.m. The image shows the remains of Joplin High School, located at 21st and Indiana, just two days after a Level 5 tornado touched down on May 22, 2011 and destroyed most of the town.

Aerial imagery courtesy of MJ Harden, a GeoEye Company.

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Calendar Images – Bulwer Bay, New Zealand – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Showcased

This image shows the steep wooded hills of Bulwer Bay in Marlborough Sound, which is an extensive network of sunken river valleys at the northeastern point of New Zealand’s South Island. The calm bays are sparsely populated and difficult to access but are well-suited for marine farming. GeoEye-1 .50-meter resolution collected 16 June 2009. GeoEye

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Before And After: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Joplin – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in the Kansas City Star

Drag the slider right and left to see before and after images of the area around Joplin High School — or what now remains of it — just two days after a deadly tornado leveled neighborhoods in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday. Source: Imagery courtesy of Google and MJ Harden, a GeoEye company based in Mission.

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Destruction All Around in Joplin, Mo. – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in the Star-Telegram

This image provided by GeoEye/MJ Harden shows, some the destruction in an area of Joplin, Mo. Tuesday May 24, 2011, two days after a devastating tornado tore through the city, killing at least 122 people.

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