Using Sentinel-1 SAR data for Imagery Intelligence – Detection of vessels

Sentinel-1 is the first spacecraft in the European Space Agency’s Copernicus Program satellite system. This mission comprises two satellites, Sentinel-1A and Sentinel-1B, which circle in the same orbital plane. They have a C-band SAR (synthetic aperture radar) equipment that collects data in any weather condition, day or night. The satellites offer a maximum spatial resolution …

Mapping the geospatial patterns of broadcasted news

Mapping the geospatial patterns of broadcasted news allows a geospatial analyst to gain insights into common and unusual geospatial patterns. We decided using one of the most comprehensive news collection named “Global Database Events of Tone and Language” (GDELT) as the ground truth. We published the geoprotests API and offer web-services endpoints returning ready-to-use geospatial features representing …