Archives December 2015

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Dec

UKHO published first nautical chart with EOMAP Satellite Derived Bathymetry

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) published its first nautical chart with EOMAP’s Satellite Derived Bathymetry in Oct. 2015: BA 2066 of Southern Antigua. Prior to this mapping a competitive evaluation of different SDB methods was performed by the UKHO in which EOMAPs data performed best. The BA 2066 chart and the mapping was presented at …

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Dec

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident On November 5th 2015, two dams of an iron mining reservoir collapsed in Marina, federal state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Subsequently, a mudslide burst out into Rio Doce, killing at least a dozen people and causing severe damage to nearby villages. The toxic components of the mining wastewaters are likely to harm …