Another quarter has flown by so following on from my Q1 review 2017, it’s time to take a look at the main events of Q2. If you missed my Q1 review it is available below.
So, here are some of the things you may or may not have missed between Apr ’17 and June ’17:
Google Earth got a reboot with slicker 3D modelling
From May 2017 onwards only newly-acquired Landsat 7 ETM+ and Landsat 8 OLI/TIRS scenes are being processed into the Landsat Collection 1
EOS added Modis and Landsat 7 to it viewer https://lv.eosda.com/ plus updated their measurement tools
Geoscience Australia received AUS$15.3 million in new funding to establish the Digital Earth Australia over the next two years.
Digital Globe begins supporting openstreetmap with high resolution data.
USGS launched a live viewer from Landsat 8. Very cool.
The free and open data policy continues to be THE success story of Earth Observation, 56 Million Landsat downloads since December 2008, and ESA reported 10 million products downloaded in the last 3 months from scihub.
ESA delivered its first Sentinel 2b images by laser. This promises to be a step change in realising near real time imagery.
Earth-i announced its constellation plans.
And the I didn’t expect to read that award goes to…
Already excited about Q3 – standby!
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