Posted on July 4, 2016.
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 […]
Posted on June 23, 2016.
Registration for the British Interplanetary Society Space Conference is now open The BIS Space conference, which will be held over 21-23rd of July at Charterhouse School, is a chance to meet David Willetts, former Space Minister and some of the top UK Space Scientists and Engineers. To hear about UK achievements and to discuss the […]
Posted on June 22, 2016.
Get More From Imagery Webinar Series Digital Elevation Models and Operational Mining Applications The Satellite Mapping team of BARSC member CGG NPA will, in partnership with PCI Geomatics show how stereo satellite imagery can be used to create Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) for mining applications. The webinar will discuss the operational use of DEMs in […]
Posted on June 15, 2016.
For the fifth time, ESA will be inviting 20 developers to its ESRIN location in Frascati (including travel expenses and accommodation). The Space App Camp is an opportunity to spend a week with like-minded people, gaining insight into the European Space Programmes, and learning how to enrich mobile applications with satellite data. Especially with the […]
Posted on June 14, 2016.
A new collaborative relationship has been announced between the Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) and one of the world’s largest IT services providers, CGI. CGI has 65,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe, and its space team provides ground systems for processing Earth Observation and weather satellite data, and services exploiting […]
Posted on June 8, 2016.
EARSC and The Green Land investigated the benefits brought by the use of satellite imagery to monitor gas pipelines at affordable costs in the Netherlands. Between €15.2m and €18.3m of economic benefit could be made each year in the whole country thanks to this application. Indeed, subsidence can cause gas and water pipelines to break […]
Posted on June 7, 2016.
Copernicus Workshop Announcements The European Commission, who is responsible for the Copernicus programme, has initiated an action with the objective of gathering user requirements for the Next Generation of the Copernicus Space Component. The objectives of the workshops are to gather, examine and consolidate user requirements, and to confront these with observation gaps to be […]
Posted on June 7, 2016.
CEOI-ST Publishes Executive Summaries of “Grants for Exploratory Ideas” Projects Completed in 2014/15 The CEOI-ST Grants for Exploratory Ideas (GEI) are mini studies that can receive a grant of up to £10,000 with a maximum duration of 6 months, aimed at innovative space technology activities. CEOI-ST is particularly keen to encourage industry, academia and SMEs […]
Posted on June 6, 2016.
The European Commission is responsible for establishing the future evolution for the Copernicus Programme Space Component. To support and feed into this process, the Space Data unit of DG GROW is gathering user requirements for the Next Generation Copernicus Space Component and has launched a survey aimed, at gathering long-term needs of users of satellite […]
Posted on June 3, 2016.
Notice of the BARSC AGM 2016 The BARSC AGM will be held on Wednesday 6th July – please email the Committee to register your attendance. Voting members may make nominations for the committee to be elected at the AGM. This must be done by sending the nominees name, the post for which they are nominated […]
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:
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.
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.
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.
To encourage international funding and executing Agencies or organisations instigating remote sensing projects overseas to co-operate with BARSC and its Members.
To provide a forum for representations to government and other appropriate bodies in connection with overseas trade visits and exhibitions.
Do all such other things as may be conducive to the attainment of the above objectives