Counting whales by satellite

When I first downloaded the very high resolution (VHR) satellite image (shown below) from the DigitalGlobe FTP server, I was thrilled by what I could see captured from 300-plus miles up: 60 gray whales in the San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja California, Mexico, an area where gray whales go to…

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The Faces of DigitalGlobe: Kumar Navulur

The Faces of DigitalGlobe is a series of blog posts highlighting individuals and teams within DigitalGlobe. This month, we are highlighting Dr. Kumar Navulur, Director of Next Generation Products in Labs. Dr. Navulur has over 20 years’ experience in the Geospatial Industry. He has a Master’s degree in Remote Sensing…

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Satellite Sentinel Project- Monitoring the crisis in Sudan

When George Clooney and Enough Project Co-Founder John Prendergast took a trip to southern Sudan in October 2010 they had the idea to start the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP). It fully launched that December with the goals of deterring a return to full-scale civil war between northern and southern Sudan….

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