Optimising the benefits of environmental observation for the UK

GO-Science has asked the Royal Society to run a 6-month project to produce a report on ‘Optimising the benefits of environmental observation for the UK’ that Sir Martin Sweeting has agreed to Chair and is being over seen by a Core Group of experts. The project will cover five thematic areas (air, land and freshwater, […]

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UK SPACE CONFERENCE 2015 Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

UK Space Conference 2015 14 – 15 July 2015, Arena & Convention Centre, Liverpool www.ukspace2015.co.uk The first announcement of the conference has been made. To register your interest, visit www.ukspace2015.co.uk to view the outline event programme, receive event updates and qualify for early bird discount offers. In addition you will be able to download the […]

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New Call – The Space for Smarter Government Programme

The Space for Smarter Government Programme is making up to £250k available (via the UK Space Agency) for up to 5 projects that contribute towards its Environment Focal Area goals by March 2015. These projects have been selected as a result of a strategic review with Defra as a primary customer. The review has highlighted […]

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Meet the Funders & Catapult Expert Clinic

The Satellite Applications Catapult will be holding a “Meet the Funders” event at 11.30am, 7th October 2014 bringing together various funding organisations – bank, VC, angel, crowdfunding – to discover more about the way they work, what they are looking for and how to apply / build a relationship with them. Whether you are a […]

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Affordable space-based capability

MOD’s Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) ia running a competition that will fund exploratory studies and demonstrations to develop concepts and technologies required for delivering a UK space-based military capability. A smaller number of successful projects will be taken forward for further development. Areas of particular interest include: technologies providing wide-area surveillance combined with ways […]

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New eOsphere Ground Station

BARSC member, eOsphere has posted a number of photos that show the installation of their new ground station at the National Observatory of Athens, in partnership with TotalView. The ground station will form a part of the BEYOND project; building a centre of excellence for monitoring natural disasters using satellite Earth observation data. eOsphere Ground […]

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Ordnance Survey Proposal

Ordnance Survey GB is considering changing the overlay showing latitude and longitude markers on Ordnance Survey paper maps. This would mean moving towards the overlay showing latitude and longitude used on GPS devices, to help bring digital navigation devices and paper maps closer together and work more in harmony. The OS believes that this would […]

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BARSC Supports GeoDATA 2014

Press Release: The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC) is delighted to announce their support for the forthcoming GeoDATA 2014 London Showcase event to be held in London this December. For many years, the GeoDATA seminar series – hosted by GeoAware and held in cities all across the UK, Ireland and continental Europe – […]

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Helen Willetts – The changing face of the weather map

The British Cartographic Society invites you to attend ‘The Changing Face of the Weather Map’ by Helen Willetts at the Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PY on Monday 17th November 2014, 18:30 – 20:00 BBC Weather presenter Helen Willetts joined the Met Office in 1994 and from April 1995 appeared as a […]

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25 Years of Geological Remote Sensing

Second Call for Papers The Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) has announced the second call for papers for the 25th Anniversary meeting. To celebrate their 25th anniversary The GRSG has invited the founding chairman, Geoff Lawrence, to give a keynote presentation which will track how Geological remote sensing has progressed and will be entitled ‘25years […]

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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