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RapidEye Participates in The Esri and PCI Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program

Brandenburg / Havel, Germany, August 27, 2012 – RapidEye, the leader in high-resolution, wide area repetitive coverage of Earth through its constellation of satellites, announced today that it is part of the Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program along with Esri, PCI Geomatics and MDA.

The grant program will provide software, data, and training for detecting and analyzing land-cover change through the combined use of geographic information system (GIS), image processing, and remote-sensing technologies.

The aim of the program is to foster innovative approaches that solve natural resource management problems. A total of 20 grants will be awarded, valued at $100,000 each and includes:

  • Esri GIS software and training
  • PCI Geomatics imagery processing and analysis software and training
  • MDA RADARSAT-2 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery
  • RapidEye 5-meter multispectral imagery

Applications for the Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program will be accepted beginning in September 2012 and ending November 16, 2012. Additional information can be found at

About RapidEye
RapidEye is a provider of quality high-resolution satellite imagery and derived geo-information products. With a constellation of five Earth Observation satellites, RapidEye images over 4 million square kilometers of Earth every day, and has amassed over 2 billion square kilometers in its archive in just over two years of commercial operation. With an unprecedented combination of wide area repetitive coverage and five meter pixel size multi-spectral imagery, RapidEye is an obvious and cost-effective choice for many industries and government agencies.

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