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Digital Geography

I am embarrassed about how long it has been since I posted anything new here. One reason for my absence has been an offer I received to join the team at digital-geography.com. I have been blogging now and then over there … Continue reading

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BIOMASS recommended as 7th Earth Explorer

The European Space Agency’s Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC) has recommended that BIOMASS be selected as the 7th Earth Explorer mission. The recommendation was conveyed in a letter from Prof. Volker Leibig, Director of Earth Observation Programmes to Lead Investigators … Continue reading

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Space 1966: plans for alternative Moon landings

Firstly, sorry for the long silence. Posts will be a little more sporadic now due to my workload. Here’s something worth reading in the mean time: David F.S. Portree, who must have surely earnt the nickname “sci-fi” has blogged a … Continue reading

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GMES & the Sentinels: the European guide to making a fool of yourself

1. Create an Earth Observation program to develop new applications, services and markets. 2. Design a series of innovative satellites; a forward thinking system of systems. 3. Make these satellites central to your next research program. 4. Fall out with … Continue reading

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New lectures available on Prezi.com

I’ve created some new lectures on prezi.com. There you’ll find: The Fundamentals of Remote Sensing Active Remote Sensing Introduction to GIS Introduktion till GIS (på Svenska) Coming soon: Vegetation Mapping (using remote sensing) GIS data structures and databases. Course books: … Continue reading

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Citation manipulation: busted!

[via Ben Goldacre] Retractionwatch reports on what could be the first retraction of a paper on the grounds on citation manipulation.  For those of you not fully au fait with academia, every time someone refers to your published work in … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ImagerySpeaks:
Everyday unique applications for geospatial imagery and image analysis are being developed, outside of traditional applications, to understand what is happening around the world.  Currently, geospatial imagery and GIS are playing a role in the work…

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