Geo:Big 5 – Future Cities: Security

The agi is holding their event ‘Future Cities: Security’ at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, 66 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden in London next Thursday 8th July. The event will focus on the challenges faced when planning and building cities in the future. Future cities used to be sustainable and resilient to change. But triggers for […]

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The British Cartographic Society – Vacancy

Tenders are invited for the contract of Administrative Consultant to The British Cartographic Society due for renewal on 1st October 2015. Brief job specification: To give advice and assistance to the Society with its day-to-day administration, including: • Contact of all enquiries to the Society • Society accounts and monitoring against budget • Society membership […]

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EPS-SG Ground Segment Procurement Industry Day

It was agreed at the recent Met Office Industry day on 12th May to put a date in the diary for an industry meeting in September/October to talk about EPS-SG ground segment procurement. The intention is that it would be a meeting to facilitate discussion among attendees about potential partnerships and consider questions to take […]

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EUMETSAT Invitation to Tender

EUMETSAT will be holding a briefing on 16th July 2015 at its Headquarters in Darmstadt. The briefing will start at 9:30 am and will be organised as follows: Part 1 The briefing will start with a description of EUMETSAT’s approach to the procurement of its ground segment for EPS-SG, including its sub-segments and planning. Part […]

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EARSC Earth Observation Industry Certification Scheme

EARSC has announced the launch of their Earth Observation (EO) Industry Certification Scheme which is designed to provide companies with a management certification specifically adapted to the EO services industry. The Scheme is intended to help companies offering services based on satellite Earth Observation data to instill greater confidence within their customers. It is applicable […]

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GAF AG selected by EARSC as the European Earth Observation Company of the Year

GAF AG has won the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies’ (EARSC) Company Achievement Award for 2015. The award reflects the contributions made by GAF over the last 30 years, having grown from a small university spin-off to a European leader in the sector. The company now has more than 200 staff and an annual […]

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Practical Applications of Remote Sensing for Asset Management

This event will examine the potential of Remote Sensing and the use of aerial surveys to focus on practical applications for water company asset monitoring and inspection. Aerial surveys offer water companies a new way to improve planning in water management. The images provide previously invisible detail that can be applied to a range of […]

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NCMA Spatio-Temporal Data Visualisation Challenge

The National Cadastre and Mapping Agency (NCMA) of Greece is sponsoring this challenge to find the best ideas, prototypes or applications for advancing the visualisation and display of multi-source, multi-type (raster, vector), multi-scale, multi-band 3D spatial data over time. Proposals should focus on innovative tools and applications that integrate 3D spatio-temporal data (such as Copernicus […]

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Airbus Defence and Space Selected to Partner in Production of OneWeb Satellite Constellation

BARSC member, Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, announced that it has been selected by OneWeb Ltd. as its industrial partner for the design and manufacturing of its fleet of microsatellites. This initial production of 900 satellites, each weighing less than 150 kilogrammes, is planned for launch into low Earth orbit […]

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Strategic review of satellite and space science use of spectrum – Call for input

This Call for Input asks for stakeholders’ input to Ofcom’s strategic review of spectrum used by the satellite and space science sectors. Ofcom is keen to understand potential demand and supply trends, as well as trends in technology that might mitigate additional demand. The information provided by stakeholders will help them to refine their understanding […]

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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