BARSC Welcomes the Satellite Applications Catapult as New Member

The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies is delighted to announce that the Satellite Applications Catapult has taken advantage of the new Observer Membership class and joined the Association. From their offices on the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, the Satellite Applications Catapult works to create and accelerate economic growth in the UK through the application […]

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BARSC Hosts Japanese Earth Observation Delegation

The BARSC Committee recently hosted a visit from a Japanese delegation of officials led by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and which also included representatives from Japan Space Systems, Japan EO-Satellite Service Ltd. and the PASCO Corporation. During the friendly meeting, the BARSC members were given a fascinating insight into Japanese space activity […]

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CEOI Tenth Call for Earth Observation Technology and Instrument Development Proposals

On behalf of the UK Space Agency, the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation has announced its Tenth EO Instrument Technology Call, with the primary aim to solicit new and innovative ideas for EO technology developments. The CEOI will also consider proposals to develop higher TRL technologies through airborne demonstration or by the development of a […]

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Your Country Needs You!

The Government is developing a new strategy to implement the principles set out in the 2015 National Space Policy. The four principles in the National Space Policy are that Government: 1. Recognises that space is of strategic importance to the UK because of the value that space programmes deliver back to public services, national security, […]

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Rasters Revealed

Rasters Revealed is a one day meeting being held on 21st February 2017 in the impressive surrounds of Worcester College, Oxford. The aim of the meeting will be to bring together everyone and anyone who has a an interest in spatial raster datasets. If you create, model, manage, pre-process, analyse or disseminate such data then […]

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Help shape the UK space strategy: stakeholder workshops

The Government is developing a new strategy to implement the principles set out in the 2015 National Space Policy and support the ambition of capturing 10% of the global space market by 2030. This will replace the previous Civil Space Strategy and align with the government’s developing Industrial Strategy. As part of the process, the […]

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The Commercial UAV Show

BARSC is a media partner supporting the forthcoming Commercial UAV Show and you can now download 2016 Show Brochure Highlights of the show include: Facebook on how drones are connecting the unconnected world to the internet Shipping giant Maersk on the future of drones in the maritime world The UK Department for Transport, European Commission, […]

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Emerging Applications in UV / VIS / IR Remote Sensing

The Centre of Earth Observation Instrumentation has published an article on the emerging applications of remote sensing using ultraviolet, visible and near infrared wavelengths. Simply click the following link to download a copy of the report: Emerging Applications in UV / VIS / IR Remote Sensing

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Conference – Exploiting Open Data

A free European data conference is being held from October 11-13, on the opportunities and challenges presented by Open Data in the environmental field. Following three years of research and innovation, the MELODIES* project has developed eight new environmental services based on Open Data, in different environmental sectors. They will be unveiling the techniques and […]

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U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is seeking public input on development of the second U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations. On June 15, the U.S. Federal Register posted OSTP’s Request for Information (RFI) on the development of this Plan, which will build upon the priorities and supporting actions identified […]

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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