The wildland-urban interface (WUI) is the area where human life and their infrastructure meet undeveloped wildlands and their vegetation. Similar in theory to an ecotone (a transition area between two biomes, e.g. a field and a forest), WUIs are often … Read more
In last month’s small world we visited Bogota, Colombia, and from there we go to one of her sister cities, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). While they may be sister cities, it many ways they could not be more different … Read more
Aquaponics is a sustainable food harvesting system that combines aquaculture (the farming of aquatic organisms) with hydroponics (a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water, without soil). In this aquaponics, the water from the aquaculture system is … Read more
For this month’s Geospatial Frequently Asked Question (G-FAQ), I explore the topic of spatial resolution as it relates to satellite and aerial imagery; and its impact on the objects that you can and cannot see in this data. Have you … Read more
I’m sure you’ve lent someone a pencil or your car at some point in your life, hoping you’d get it back in decent shape. You might have even let someone use your house on occasion, that’s quite the responsibility, but … Read more
Normally in this column, I discuss satellites or spacecrafts that have been or will be launched through the Earth’s atmosphere into orbit. This month the tables have turned as I will discuss the possibility of an asteroid entering the Earth’s … Read more
Astrium Services’ GEO-Information team has now … Read more
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