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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EARSC Networking Event

Horizon 2020 EO Services 25th September 2014 EARSC Research Workshop: This EARSC event will be an occasion to find partners to work together in the next round of H2020 calls. Participants will learn more about the next round of calls and information on the instruments and legalities of the space research programme. It will be […]

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Space History Conference

The British Interplanetary Society Space History Conference at Charterhouse will have a varied programme reflecting on Space Exploration, Launcher technology, Space Science, the Development of commercial Spacebased technology, Space Policy and Space-based Astronomy. Dates: Thursday 24th July to Saturday 26th July 2014 Location: Charterhouse Download the Conference Brochure

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Land Cover Workshop

25th – 26th June 2014 Centre for Landscape and Climate Research Centre University of Leicester Land cover and land use are fundamental underpinning information layers for a broad range of terrestrial environmental applications from local to global scales. They are important to conservation, impact assessment, spatial planning to climate modelling. From the beginning of remote […]

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GeoConnexion UK Interviews BARSC Chairman, Alistair Maclenan

Is British industry grasping the opportunities at home and abroad that present themselves in this golden age of remote sensing? To explore this question, industry magazine Geo:Connexion interviewed Alistair Maclenan, chair of the British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC)
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NPL: Uncertainties for Earth Observation Training Course

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is running a two day training course at their offices in Teddington to teach uncertainty analysis for earth observation measurements. The course will concentrate on the calibration and characterisation of remote sensing radiometric instruments in both pre-flight satellite instruments and for ground validation instrumentation. For more information about the course […]

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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