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Following the merger of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye, on June 1st we will be introducing new pricing for their combined constellation of products. Read More...

 

It's Saturday, April 13th, 11:07 AM at the Master's as Keegan Bradley and Brian Gay have just stepped up to the first tee to open their Third Round at the 2013 Master's, often referred to as Moving Day.  Read More...

 

The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative (SMBSC), based in Renville, Minnesota, utilized 5-meter 5-band RapidEye imagery purchased from Apollo Mapping to calculate the harvested acreage of sugar beet fields. This question and answer series was completed with Jody Steffel, Statistical Assistant, during April 2013.  Read More...

 

Proving the constellation's ability to collect imagery nearly anywhere on the planet in short time frames, the Pléiades 1 twins deliver once again with cloud-free imagery collected over the TPC Sawgrass golf course just three weeks before the start of the US PGA 2013 tour event there, The Players Championship.  Read More...

 

 
Tips & Tech

In this, the third and final part (I promise!) of our examination of the mapping applications that changed the world, I focus my attention on the positive changes I have seen as a result of Google Earth and Google Maps. Read More...

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), like NASA, is doing its best to engage their citizens in science and space technology. The current CSA commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, makes short videos aboard the ISS that are both informative and entertaining. Read More...

With the third, and yes, final edition of my G-FAQ series focused on Google Earth, this month's Free for All is of course another GE add-on. Read More...

With the third, and yes, final edition of my G-FAQ series focused on Google Earth, this month's Free for All is of course another GE add-on. Read More...

Our Sun appears to be having a fit as within a two day period it has erupted in three coronal mass ejections. Luckily they all occurred in the same area and are aimed at Mercury and NASA's Messenger spacecraft. Read More...

 
Product Updates
Have You Ever Wondered How Much Imagery High Resolution Satellites Collect? In this monthly piece, we pick a high resolution satellite, a time period and a geography, and then report key statistics on the total amount of imagery collected. Read More...
Monthly Update on Astrium GEO's Countrywide 2.5-meter SPOTMaps In this monthly article, we provide details on updates released each month to Astrium GEO's 2.5-meter (m) SPOTMaps product. SPOTMaps is an orthorectified natural color imagery layer with coverage over more than 100 countries - totaling an impressive 108 million square kilometers (sq km). Read More...
Update on DigitalGlobe's Precision Aerial Imagery Program - USA & Europe As approved resellers of DigitalGlobe, Apollo Mapping is proud to offer imagery products from the first-ever 30-centimeter (cm) natural color orthoimagery layer covering the lower 48 states of the United States of America as well as significant portions of Europe. Read More...
 
Geography Matters

The RapidEye archive dates back to late 2008 and already contains more than 4 billion square kilometers of data. This month, we look at Brazilian preparations for the next FIFA World Cup in 2014. Read More...

Much like language, arts or appetites, architecture is often unique to the culture or region, and helps to define the corners of our Small World. Read More...

The United States is home to three types of natural gas storage facilities: depleted fields, aquifers and salt caverns. Depleted fields still hold more natural gas than any facility type, but since 2007, salt caverns have become the most common new sites for storage. Read More...

A researcher at the University of Kansas conducted a study to determine 34 species' ecological niches. One species he took into consideration was the Brown Thrasher. Read More...

A researcher at the University of Kansas conducted a study to determine 34 species' ecological niches. One species he took into consideration was the Brown Thrasher. Read More...

Thank you for your readership. We look forward to bringing you the very best geospatial industry news each month. For more information on any of these articles, check out our blog where you can add comments and interact with other readers just like you.

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