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  • Senegal and Pakistan collaborate on remote sensing

    Researchers at Senegal’s Centre for Ecological Monitoring (Centre de Suivi Ecologique, CSE), in Dakar, and the Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET), based in Karachi, Pakistan,have agreed to collaborate on space technologies to boost food production in Senegal. CSE director-general, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Google and FAO partner to make remote sensing data more efficient and accessible

    Google Maps and FAO have agreed to work closely together to make geospatial tracking and mapping products more accessible, providing a high-technology assist to countries tackling climate change and much greater capacity to experts developing forest and land-use policies. Digital technology tapping into satellite imagery is revolutionizing the way countries can assess, monitor and plan the use of ...

  • Satnav reflection technology for remote sensing of the Earth

    A rain of navigation signals falls constantly upon the Earth from GPS and the initial satellites in Europe's Galileo system, enabling an ever-increasing number of positioning and guidance services. Afterwards these microwave beams bounce back to space – where a proposed ESA mission aims to harness them as a scientific resource and explore their potential for terrestrial remote sensing ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Major Wind Developer Brings Remote Sensing to Projects Worldwide

    CWP adds value to its projects with Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler Formed in 2007 to finance the development of wind farms in Central and Eastern Europe, Continental Wind Partners (CWP) has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler as a part of its standard wind resource assessment practice. With a fleet of eight Tritons, CWP is using advanced remote ...


  • AQSystem launches Sweden`s first test site for remote sensing devices

    AQSystem has launched the first dedicated test site in Sweden for Remote Sensing devices. AQSystem will carry out verification campaigns of Remote sensing devices (with their AQ500 product or other Remote Sensing devices). A 105 meter met mast situated in Fimmerstad enables correlation reports to be made against ground based devices to provide traceability back to traditional anemometry. These ...


  • Collecting Wind Data With Remote Sensing and 60-Meter Masts is a Cost-Effective Alternative to 80-Meter Met Towers Alone, Analysis Finds

    Combining remote sensing measurement tools with 60-meter meteorological tower data is an accurate, cost-effective alternative to collecting wind information vs. with 80-meter met towers alone, according to a cost analysis from Second Wind.The analysis determined that one wind study using ...


  • Brazil’s Largest Wind Developer Adopts Remote Sensing Systems from Second Wind

    Brazil’s largest wind energy developer has adopted Second Wind’s remote sensing technology as part of its standard practice in wind measurement. The agreement by São Paulo-based Casa dos Ventos Energias Renováveis to purchase Second Wind's Triton® SoDARs and Pentalum Technologies Ltd.'s SpiDAR™ LiDARs represents a significant endorsement of remote sensing ...


  • Alteris Renewables Chooses Remote Sensing Technology to Aid in Wind Assessment Study for Jamestown, RI

    Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, today announced Alteris Renewables, the largest renewable energy installer in New England, will use its wind measurement technology to provide comprehensive wind resource analysis to the town of Jamestown, RI. The town is conducting the ...


  • Off-Grid Remote Sensing Power Systems Revenue Will Reach $1.5 Billion Annually by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

    Remote sensing systems, often powered by fuel cells, represent a sleeper market for small and low-wattage renewable and alternative energy systems. Such systems are used in many applications, including wind power stations, earthquake and tsunami monitoring sites, and weather stations, but their primary end-use is in the oil and gas industry. According to a recent report from ...

  • An SwRI-led Remote-Sensing Study Quantifies Permafrost Degradation in Arctic Alaskan Wetlands

    A team of geoscientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) using newly available remote-sensing technology has achieved unprecedented detail in quantifying subtle, ...

  • Environmental Sensing and Monitoring Technologies: Global Markets

    INTRODUCTION PRINCIPAL TRENDS There are two principal trends of note in the environmental sensing and monitoring business. The first is the technological revolution in the design and engineering of individual sensors and sensor components. The trend in terms of individual sensors is toward miniaturization. Making sensors smaller lowers material costs and energy requirements and makes large ...


  • Ocean Optics releases Jaz modular spectroscopy sensing suite

    Ocean Optics, the industry leader in miniature spectrometers, has announced the release of Jaz, a modular spectroscopy suite that will revolutionize photonics.Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components that share common electronics and communications, operating together or separately. Jaz’s modules combine to form a community of smart sensing appliances that can be utilized ...

  • Ocean Optics introduces handheld sensing system for field applications

    Now available from Ocean Optics is a handheld, field-portable analytical instrument that combines the power of optical sensing with onboard computing power for custom applications ranging from crop management and water analysis to UV radiation and ozone monitoring. Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components -- a typical setup for field use is about the size of a few decks of ...

  • Google Earth enables remote tracking of fish catches

    Persian Gulf governments could use Google’s free global satellite imaging program to better monitor and control fishing in their waters, say experts. Their comments follow a study that used Google Earth to uncover huge discrepancies between reported and observed fish catches in the region. The study, which tracked fishing from space, ...


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  • Vitogas recommends remote monitoring for all distribution companies

    Vitogas uses our equipment to monitor their LPG tanks since 2006. Throughout the Spanish territory, ISA already monitors several hundreds of Vitogas sites. Telemetry of gas tanks allows Vitogas to save on logistics costs and to offer a value-added service to their customers.   Vitogas Spain manages its distribution activity with the monitoring support in its tanks ...

  • ISA is a worldwide leader in remote monitoring solutions

    BP’s LPG business has been using ISA´s remote tank level monitoring solutions for over 15 years. During those years thousands of systems have been installed in various countries: South Africa, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Portugal and The United Kingdom.   The department responsible for logistics of BP Portugal’s LPG business, which has been using ISA´s ...

  • Sensing Planet Launches Innovative Sensor Cloud Platform - A unifying service that accelerates the adoption of wireless sensor networks

     Sensing Planet, LLC today announced the launch of it’scloud-based sensor platform that provides real-time instrumentation, management and control of any networked sensor.The Sensing Planet™ platform eliminates complexity and powers wireless sensor networks (“WSN’s”) in a secure, scalable, cloudbasedsensor instrumentation, data acquisition and control ...


    By Sensing Planet, LLC

  • Opto 22 Adds New 1000 ohm RTD Temperature Sensing I/O Module

    Opto 22 has released the SNAP-AIRTD-1K, a two-channel, isolated analog input module for use with 1000 ohm platinum resistance temperature detectors (RTDs). With the SNAP-AIRTD-1K, Opto 22's line of SNAP I/O modules now includes RTD input modules for use with 10 ohm copper, 100 ohm platinum, and 1000 ohm platinum RTD probes. The SNAP-AIRTD-1K module provides two channels of analog temperature ...


  • Tools We Use: LiDAR Data

    Light Detecting and Ranging (LiDAR) is remotely-sensed data collected by small aircraft equipped with high-tech laser scanners. Laser pulses aimed at the surface are reflected back to a data collector in the plane, and used to create a Digital Elevation Model, or DEM. This data is particularly useful in densely vegetated areas (such as Newberry), because the vegetation can be removed from the ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • African observatories will gather biodiversity data

    Scientists are pooling remote-sensing satellite data and geographical information services for two pan-African digital observatories that will provide accurate and readily accessible information on biodiversity and forest cover for policymakers. Under a grant awarded in 2009, the European Commission"s (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC) is supporting the development of the observatories, details of ...


    By SciDev.Net

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