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WorldView-3 and Space Archaeology

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For archaeologists, an ever-changing physical and political landscape poses challenges to identifying, assessing and preserving ancient sites. It’s a race against the clock given shrinking budgets, climate change and human intervention. Recently, however, satellite imagery has taken on an important role in the discovery process with not only the help of high resolution imagery itself [...]

High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

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By Josh Winer, Sales Manager at DigitalGlobe; Nigel Sizer, Global Director of World Resource Institute’s Forests Program; James Anderson, Forests Communications Officer at World Resource Institute One of the most devastating threats to the environment, economy, and human health in Indonesia comes in the form of fire. Forest and bush fires, often associated with agricultural [...]

WorldView-3: Three Things You Should Know

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With the launch of WordView-3 taking place in August, the excitement in our offices is abundant. In great anticipation we are focusing on the fact that WorldView-3 will enhance our industry-leading constellation by three main capabilities as well as change the way we perceive the Earth today. Resolution – WorldView-3’s 31cm resolution makes it the [...]