Another look at DigitalGlobe’s FirstLook coverage

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Last week we had a look at Digital Globe's FirstLook service and some imagery of the damage done by Cyclone Pam to Vanuatu. We have been going through some of the locations from the DigitalGlobe … [Read more...]

Cyclone Pam and DigitalGlobe FirstLook coverage

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This last weekend Tropical Cyclone Pam struck the Islands of Vanuatu in the South Pacific causing widespread devastation. We were asked by a GEB reader whether the satellite imaging companies would … [Read more...]

DigitalGlobe now selling 30cm imagery

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In August last year DigitalGlobe launched their World View-3 satellite. A few weeks later we showed you some of the first imagery they released. Last week DigitalGlobe announced that they are now … [Read more...]

Digital Globe top image of 2014

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Over the last few years Digital Globe, one of Google Earth's main sources of satellite imagery, has been holding a contest for the best satellite image of the year. The winning image for 2012 was of … [Read more...]

The Koslanda landslide in Google Earth

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We have looked at a number of landslides in the past, including the Bingham Canyon mine landslide, a landslide near Oso, Washington and a whole set of landslides in Brazil. On 29th October 2014, … [Read more...]

Digital Globe releases first images from WorldView-3

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We told you a couple of weeks ago about the launch of DigitalGlobe's latest satellite, WorldView-3. On Tuesday, August 18, less than two weeks after its launch, they released the first images from … [Read more...]

DigitalGlobe launching their WorldView-3 satellite today

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DigitalGlobe, one of the leading providers of imagery for Google Earth, is launching their new WorldView-3 satellite in a few hours. It is scheduled to launch at 11:29am PDT today from Vandenberg Air … [Read more...]

DigitalGlobe helping to track forest fires

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DigitalGlobe is one of the leading providers of satellite imagery for Google Earth, and now they're teaming up with the World Resources Institute to track fires across southeast Asia via their new … [Read more...]

Tracking Flight MH17 in Google Earth

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Last week, Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine by a surface-to-air missile, killing all 298 people on board. While blame is still being passed around for the crash, there are some … [Read more...]

Higher resolution imagery coming to Google Earth

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Last week DigitalGlobe, one of the primary suppliers of imagery for Google Earth, was given permission to sell higher resolution imagery. Previously they've been limited to selling 50 centimeter … [Read more...]