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IDL Programming Language is Engine Behind Australian Tsunami Decision Tool

10/26/2018

On December 26, 2004, a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit just off the coast of north Sumatra,... more »

Scenes for Hurricane Preparedness and Response

9/21/2018

Days before Hurricane Florence began pummeling the North and South Carolina coasts with its powerful winds... more »

Solving Historical Mysteries with ENVI Spectral Analysis

2/2/2018

Spectral analysis is usually thought of in relation to remote sensing data, but the Library of... more »

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Weather’s Biggest Blind Spot: Helios in Transportation

Weather’s Biggest Blind Spot: Helios in Transportation

3/14/2019

BACKGROUND Traditional industries that are linked to mobility, public safety, logistics and even issues concerning driver safety have been handcuffed by the weather data that’s been available to it – primarily satellite and radar. Although important, these tools leave businesses with a blind spot because they lack visibility... Read More >

Remote Sensing Sleuths Suss Out WMDs

Remote Sensing Sleuths Suss Out WMDs

3/1/2019

Have you ever fantasized about discovering an unknown cache of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), saving the world, and being heralded a hero? Now’s your chance, and you don’t even have to unplug and leave home! This is an image of a site at Homs, which US, UK, and French militaries identified as a suspected facility... Read More >

Hyperspectral Imaging – Seeing is Believing

Hyperspectral Imaging – Seeing is Believing

2/1/2019

A cell phone picture has three primary bands (red, green, and blue) that recreate what the human eye sees. But, what if you want or need to see more? Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) uses thousands of specific bands (think hundreds of different segments of blue, green, red, and even going beyond the visible spectrum!) to pick up the unique... Read More >

Monitoring Landslide Subsidence with ENVI® SARscape

Monitoring Landslide Subsidence with ENVI® SARscape

10/29/2018

On September 4, 2018, Hokkaido, an island off the coast of Japan, was drenched by a rainstorm that was part of Typhoon Jebi. Two days later, Hokkaido experienced a 6.6 magnitude earthquake. With saturated ground, and slopes already prone to landslides, the earthquake caused large-scale mass wasting. For rescue and recovery efforts,... Read More >

IDL Programming Language is Engine Behind Australian Tsunami Decision Tool

IDL Programming Language is Engine Behind Australian Tsunami Decision Tool

10/26/2018

On December 26, 2004, a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit just off the coast of north Sumatra, triggering a tsunami that sent waves up to 100 feet high into coastal areas throughout the Indian Ocean. More than a quarter million people in Indonesia and 13 other countries perished, in large part because they had little to no warning the... Read More >

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