TerraSAR-X Data available for Research following Japan Earthquake (24 March 2011)
The German radar satellite TerraSAR-X is collecting data stacks of the area of Sendai, severely affected by the devastating Earthquake that hit Japan on 13. Mar 2011.
This data will be made available free of charge via the GEO Supersites mechanism by DLR and Astrium GEO-Information Services in a joint effort. First datasets are now accessible, additional datasets will be uploaded regularly.
Astrium’s Satellite Imagery Expertise for Japan (18 March 2011)
Astrium GEO-Information Services makes its satellite imagery experts available to the international community: Astrium GEO-Information Services is the sole distributor of the Formosat-2 satellite’s imagery. This high resolution satellite is the only satellite, due to its atypical orbit, capable of taking images of the same point every day. This unique ability enables the international community to follow the evolution of the Japanese earthquake disaster day by day. This is why Astrium is making its satellite imagery experts available to provide analysis reports regarding the affected areas.
TerraSAR-X Acquires Imagery of Japan (15 March 2011)
Since the first news of the severe Earthquake and following Tsunami in Japan and the Pacific, the German radar satellite TerraSAR-X has reliably been acquiring data of the affected areas. This data is being downlinked regularly to ground stations both in Japan and Europe.
Astrium recognised for its pioneering work in the commercialisation of radar imagery (10 March 2011)
Astrium’s GEO-Information Services Division through its German operation, Infoterra has been recognised for its outstanding achievement in successfully commercialising space-based radar imagery at Aviation Week’s 54th Annual Laureate Awards.
Marine and coastal geospatial data now available to download from Geostore (8 March 2011)
Astrium GEO-Information Services has introduced new marine and coastal geospatial data that is now downloadable from its www.geostore.com store. The new data includes the Admiralty Raster Charts, and a new generation of vector data known as Marine Themes that is based on information sourced from the UK Hydrographic Office.
Astrium GEO-Information Services – North America Kickoff Meeting (1 Marc 2011)
(Source Astrium Services)