Oil Slick from Oil Platform Explosion in Google Earth

Most oil platforms can not be seen in Google Earth. This is because Google and its imagery providers do not bother with imagery of the oceans far from the coast unless there is something of particular … [Read more...]

Another look at DigitalGlobe’s FirstLook coverage

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

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...]