Posted on 02 June 2013.
The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC), the organisation that represents the interests of British-based earth observation companies, has announced the election of both a new Chairman and Vice-Chair. Following the Association’s recent AGM, Alistair Maclenan, Managing Director of the geospatial marketing agency Quarry One Eleven was appointed as the new Chairman for the [...]
Posted on 31 May 2013.
Thursday 4th July 2013 The Beaufort Room, Bluebird Restaurant, King’s Road, London Guest Speaker: Ed Parsons, Google Mapping Evangelist The ever popular BARSC lunch will be held on 4th July this year and we are delighted to announce that Ed Parsons, previously of Ordnance Survey and now Google’s mapping expert will be attending as the [...]
Posted on 24 May 2013.
Deadline for Registration: 31 May 11 and 12 June 2013 Harwell, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK) The European Council has recently agreed on funding the Copernicus programme (formerly GMES) within its budget for the period 2014 – 2020. While this agreement still requires approval from the European Parliament, this is a clear step forward towards sustainable [...]
Posted on 30 April 2013.
Location: Finmeccanica, 8-10 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AE Date: Thursday 9th May 2013 AGM Start: 1pm Workshop Start: 2pm You are invited to attend two BARSC Events which will be taking place on the same day: BARSC Annual General Meeting 1pm, Thursday 9th May 2013 The BARSC AGM for 2013 will be held before [...]
Posted on 24 April 2013.
Specialist marketing agency, Quarry One Eleven has moved to new offices on the Surrey Technology Park in Guildford, Surrey. As the user base for GIS, remote sensing and other mapping technologies increases rapidly, companies must be able to raise the benefits of their products and services above the noise of the competition. Quarry One Eleven [...]
Posted on 16 April 2013.
DMC International Imaging (DMCii) has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) that will increase the volume of imagery acquired and the speed in which it can be delivered. The new facilities in Svalbard have allowed DMCii to receive 30% more data from day one, with the scope for significant further expansion in the [...]
Posted on 08 April 2013.
DMC International Imaging (DMCii) is helping The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) to predict the spread of locust plagues across North Africa as part of a pro-active approach to tackle the destructive phenomenon using satellite imagery. Every year, North Africa is subjected to locust plagues that threaten to decimate crops and endanger countries’ food security. The [...]
Posted on 14 March 2013.
Taking into consideration the role of early warning systems in minimizing damages and losses in case of disasters, UN-SPIDER is organizing the United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information in Early Warning Systems with the financial support from the Government of Germany. The main objectives of the expert meeting are to raise [...]
Posted on 25 February 2013.
The European Commission has today launched a call asking experts from all fields to participate in shaping the agenda of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s future funding programme for research and innovation. This marks the first time that the Commission has launched such a call for its research and innovation programme. Advisory groups will provide [...]
Posted on 25 February 2013.
Remote Sensing Technologies for Earth Observation – Wednesday 20th March 2013 Final Review for the CEOI 5th Open Call held on behalf of the UK Space Agency The Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI) is pleased to invite you to its Technology Projects Review Day, held on behalf of the UK Space Agency, when 19 [...]
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