News

7
Dec

A better understanding of geo-risks

EOMAP part of a new project to better understand and predict the interdependencies during major emergencies German Aerospace Center has joined with project partners to develop a mulit-riks information system for the Andean region in Chile, Ecador and Peru Kickoff of RIESGOS international cooperation project at the DLR German Remote Sensing Data Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, …

21
Nov

Satellite-derived bathymetry: An effective surveying tool

An effective surveying tool for shallow-water bathymetry mapping Satellite-derived bathymetry – SDB | Remote sensing | Earth observation | Mapping depth Unlike other survey methods satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) offers a remote map­ping of shallow water zones. It is based on the concept of using the reflectance inten­sity of different wavelengths (colours) of the sunlight which …

24
Oct

Understanding Earth Observation

“Monitoring the status of our freshwater lakes and rivers has never been more important. Regular observation is essential to determine their health, quickly identify trends and acknowledge signs of degradation particularly for areas in scarce supply.” The 1968 Earthrise photograph, a photograph of the Earth and parts of the Moon‘s surface taken by astronaut Bill …

16
Oct

MarSat: How satellite data can optimize marine traffic

In the latest edition of Schiff & Hafen, Dr. Knut Hartmann, Director Client Services at EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG, introduces MarSat, a network of data suppliers, users and academia, and discusses the value of Earth Observation data and the challenges of satellite-borne methods for the maritime community. EOMAP is project partner and coordinates the …

5
Sep

Satellite-derived Bathymetry on the Rise

Effective Surveying Tool For The Shallow Water Zone Bathymetric data in the shallow water zone is of increasing importance to support various applications such as safety of navigation, reconnaissance surveys, coastal zone management or hydrodynamic modelling. A gap was identified between data demand, costs and the ability to map with ship and airborne sensors. This …

25
Aug

EOMAP at the Hydropower & Dams 2017 Conference

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at this years’ Hydropower & Dams 2017 Conference:  http://www.hydropower-dams.com/. Delegats will discuss on all topical issues relating to hydropower with emphasis on international collaboration i.e. working together in project planning and implementation to shape the future of world hydropower development. EOMAP has a strong expertise …

23
Aug

Optimizing Maritime Safety and Efficiency

Owing to the rapid increase in global shipping traffic during recent years, there is growing need for constant innovation in the field of maritime surveillance. Shipping companies deploy modern technologies to ensure enhanced monitoring, efficiency and security of their fleet. Vessel location and navigation systems have become a primary focus. Earth Observation contributes to maritime …

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