GEO Business 2016 storming its way onto the geospatial calendar

GEO Business is shaping up to be one of the most important shows in the geospatial calendar, with 3000 international visitors expected to attend. Registration is now open and visitors are set to descend upon the Business Design Centre in London from 24-25 May 2016, to take part in the showcase for the ever-changing geospatial […]

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BARSC Members Win New Defra Earth Observation Contract

A new Defra consultancy contract has been awarded to a team of experts consisting of Geoff Smith (Specto Natura Ltd), Alastair Graham (Geoger Ltd) and Andy Murdock (APM Geo Ltd). The project will specify a set of generic indicator products as part of the Earth Observation Data Integration Pilot (EODIP) project framework. EODIP is a […]

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Science and Technology Committee launches new inquiry on Satellites and space

On 14 December the Government published its National Space Policy document. The next day, Major Tim Peake became the first UK astronaut to join the International Space Station. Against that background, the Committee is launching an inquiry into Satellites and space, to inform the Government’s promised UK Civil Space Strategy in 2016. Satellite technology is […]

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Advance Notice of the NSTP-2 Call for Proposals for Sub-Orbital Spaceflight and Small Satellite Launch R&D Projects

Following the publication of the UK’s National Space Policy, the Government intends to provide support for research into spaceflight. On behalf of the UK Space Agency, the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation and Space Technology (CEOI-ST) invites proposals for industrial research and development projects that will contribute to the introduction of suborbital flight and satellite […]

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Discovery Day Outcomes

On 20 November 2015, the Space for Smarter Government Programme (SSGP) on behalf of the Earth Observation (EO) Working Group (chaired by Stephen Lovegrove, the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)), hosted a Discovery Day to explore how EO could transform UK public sector policy delivery. Senior policy makers and […]

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The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN)

A Message on behalf of SPIN: “Its that time of year when (hopefully) you’ve got a little time to plan ahead and look at the projects you’ve got on for next year and how they might be achieved. Is it a bit daunting? How about taking on an undergraduate student to work with you for […]

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Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Applications for Millimetre, Microwave & Terahertz Remote Sensing

Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Applications for Millimetre, Microwave & Terahertz Remote Sensing Microwave Optimally Interpolated Sea Surface Temperature Map Millimetre, microwave and terahertz (MMT) (300MHz to 3 THz) remote sensing is widely used in Earth observation for measuring the temperature, and molecular absorption or emissivity of an object, environment or a scene. Major Earth […]

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CEOI-ST Challenge Workshop

CEOI-ST Challenge Workshop Exploring the opportunities and barriers to the space market in the Welsh context November 24th 2015 The Clubhouse, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales Objectives It is recognised that there are particular challenges to the entry to the space technology areas owing to the timescales and frequency of missions and the stringent qualification requirements […]

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BARSCuddle Agenda Confirmed

Wednesday 28th October 2015 15.00 – 17.30 The Geological Society Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD The objective of the BARSCuddle is to enable BARSC members to come together and better understand the business ambitions of all the other members with a view to exploring opportunities of fostering future collaborative working between member companies. Please […]

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BARSC Member Offer:
Free Subscription to GeoConnexion Magazine

In partnership with one of the geospatial industry’s leading hardcopy and online publications, BARSC is delighted to be able to offer all of our members a year’s free subscription to both GeoConnexion International and UK printed magazines as well as unlimited access to their online geospatial knowledge base. GeoConnexion magazines have built an enviable reputation […]

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About BARSC

The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC) was established in 1985, and represents the interests of all those involved in remote sensing activities, from major companies to SMEs and independent consultants. The Association Objectives are:
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To conserve, promote and protect the interests of, and encourage co-operation between, all UK companies, partnerships and individuals offering and undertaking consulting and contracting services in the field of remote sensing.
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To ensure that the interests of the Members of the Association are fully represented in all national, international and government committees which may exist and exert influence on the spheres of interest of Members.
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To liaise with Government departments, academic institutions and other similar bodies when undertaking contractual remote sensing activities in the operation of the professional and commercial services provided by Members.
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To encourage international funding and executing Agencies or organisations instigating remote sensing projects overseas to co-operate with BARSC and its Members.
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To provide a forum for representations to government and other appropriate bodies in connection with overseas trade visits and exhibitions.
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Do all such other things as may be conducive to the attainment of the above objectives