Posted on 13 November 2013.
UK GEOforum is pleased to announce its forthcoming Annual Lecture which will be given by David Overton. David is the Managing Director of SplashMaps, a company that is dedicated to supporting the real outdoors explorer with their tailored all-weather, waterproof, light-weight fabric maps! The lecture will be entitled: Weaving a New Mapping Genre during which [...]
Posted on 08 November 2013.
The Space Internship Network (SpIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for undergraduate students considering employment in the Space sector, and employers looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their business. A showcase of the what the Space Internship Network achieved in its pilot year [...]
Posted on 29 October 2013.
Scientific articles and news reports have been highlighting for some time the accelerating shrinkage of the Arctic Ice Cap during the summer, as the annual mean extent of ice continues to fall steadily due to warming conditions in the region. Since 1979, the beginning of continuous space-based observations, it has fallen by about 4% per [...]
Posted on 16 October 2013.
The BARSC Executive committee is delighted to invite BARSC members to attend a presentation by Satellite Applications Catapult staff on Friday 8th November 2013, starting at 2pm. The meeting has been organised with the aim of explaining the purpose, aims and capabilities of this new organisation to BARSC members. Those members who attend will have [...]
Posted on 14 October 2013.
The British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC) is the voice of commercial creators and suppliers of earth observation data and is delighted to announce that SERCO Space has become our latest member. SERCO Space is one of the top 50 World Space Manufacturing and Service companies with over 1500 staff spread across Europe, the [...]
Posted on 07 October 2013.
In the last 6 years, the CEOI has held a range of workshops and round tables meetings with the space community and assembled a portfolio of Earth Observation missions that the UK would like to be involved in. Over that period, ESA programme policy and future mission flight opportunities have evolved, making it timely to [...]
Posted on 07 October 2013.
To celebrate ten years of imaging the world DMCii is offering: High quality satellite imagery coverage of 48 UN-REDD partner countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean Individual countries or full dataset available Consistent 22m multispectral satellite imagery Data acquired in 2013 50% price reduction until 20th December 2013 UN-REDD covers 48 countries [...]
Posted on 02 September 2013.
EUMETSAT is looking for people to fill the following posts: “Director of Administration” Download the Job Specification.pdf “Director of Programme Preparation and Development” Download the Job Specification.pdf These Vacancy Notices can also be found on the EUMETSAT website https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int For background information on EUMETSAT and its activities please see the EUMETSAT web site www.eumetsat.int or [...]
Posted on 23 August 2013.
Explosive California wildfires have ravaged over 20,000 acres of land in Riverside County causing misery for residents. The satellite image below, captured by our DMCii 22-metre multispectral satellite UK-DMC2 on Tuesday 13th August, shows burn scars caused by the blaze. Palm Springs can be clearly seen to the right of the charred land, the artificial [...]
Posted on 13 July 2013.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is in the process of defining a SAR Applications Development (SARAD) facility and it would like to engage with the SAR user community to ensure everyone’s views are taken into account. To this end, the Catapult is organising a short User Consultation meeting to be held at Harwell on Wednesday 24th [...]
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