Reflections on GEOINT 2017: An Explosion of Data Sources

Today, more data is being generated than at any previous point in history. In the short time it will take you to read this post (provided your reading speed is the relatively average 250 words per minute), nearly 10 petabytes* of data will be created worldwide. *At the estimated rate…

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Monitoring Frequent Change with Sentinel-2 Data on GBDX

With the introduction of Sentinel-2 data on GBDX, a variety of insights to our ever changing planet can be gained. Land features like reservoirs, agriculture, glaciers, etc. can all be monitored and examined using the publicly available 10 meter resolution imagery collected by Sentinel-2. Also, as a result of its…

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Identifying Risks and Understanding Conflict with Human Landscape

Political unrest and religious disputes have led to waves of military coups and sectarian violence across the Middle East. Now, as extremist groups infiltrate the Syrian civil war, it is critical that intelligence and humanitarian organizations understand the human dynamics of power and influence. But to understand them, we must…

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