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Case Studies

  • 03.13.15

    Imagery central to updating Nigerian countrywide maps

    Nigeria is the most populous African country; the seventh most populous nation in the world. Gaining independence in 1960 and subsequently struggling with coups and civil war in the years following, today the country is characterized by a stable democracy and fast-growing economy. A wealth of changes to the landscape and infrastructure have occurred since independence was declared, but planners and government officials relied on dated analog maps for land, environmental and resource-use decisions.
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  • 03.13.15

    WorldView-2 monitors Wadden Sea coastal change

    With nearly 50 percent of its landmass lying at or below sea level, the Netherlands lives up to the name “Low Country”. Bordered on the north and west by the North Sea, protecting the coastline from flooding is a top priority. With climate change and other human and environmental factors influencing sea levels, the Dutch government recently launched an extensive coastal protection initiative using satellite imagery to monitor coastal change.
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  • 03.13.15

    Imagery central to strategic environmental assessment in Italy

    A sweeping urban planning initiative, the European Union Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Directive of 2001 is a complex set of procedures and processes that ensure the environmental implications of new building projects are taken into account before approval decisions are made. Satellite imagery, an ideal tool for tracking land use over time, is now playing a key role in helping municipalities conform to the directive.
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  • 07.22.14

    DigitalGlobe imagery central to Moscow green space planning

    Europe's largest city and the world's sixth largest metropolis with nearly twelve million people, Moscow is also one of the world's greenest cities. In addition to landmark Gorky Park, Moscow is home to nearly 100 additional significant parks, numerous botanical gardens, 450 square kilometers of green zones and 100 square kilometers of forest. Green space monitoring and planning has become a priority for civil government as the city continues to experience rapid growth.
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  • 02.12.14

    Satellite imagery tracks mine rehabilitation in Namibia

    Product solution for Geo Data Design/Namibia Mine Rehabilitation.
  • 02.12.14

    DigitalGlobe imagery enables underwater reef mapping

    Product solution for NZ Coastal Mapping.
  • 02.12.14

    DigitalGlobe imagery tracks environmental impact of mine

    Product solution for Bluecham/Thio Town Council.
  • 02.12.14

    Identifying eligible land parcels for EU farm subsidy program

    Product solution for ICON/Ireland Dept. of Agriculture.
  • 02.12.14

    An effective mapping solution for Australia’s pine plantations

    Product solution for Australia Pine Plantations.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe satellite imagery aids WWF in habitat preservation study

    Product solution for Muncons WWF Romania.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery helps optimize vineyard production

    Product solution for GMV precision viticulture.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery central to Madrid's green space planning

    Product solution for Indra and City Council of Madrid green project.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery expedites mineral exploration in Africa

    Product solution for Southern Mapping Company.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery assists UNHCR in tracking Sudanese refugees

    Product solution for Gisat/UNHCR.
  • 08.06.13

    Proactive monitoring mitigates oil pipeline theft

    Product solution for GMV/Russia oil pipeline monitoring.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery key to bringing clean water to Malawians

    Production solution for Geoserve Malawi water projects.
  • 08.06.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery helps enforce property rights in Greece

    Product solution for TotalView/Greek Ministry of Environment.
  • 06.14.13

    Record ten-day turnaround in Red Sea bathymetric study

    The Red Sea is a rich and diverse ecosystem, home to hundreds of unique species of fish and wildlife, and known for its many offshore coral reefs and atolls. The challenges of preserving the fragile ecosystem are many, including increasing amounts of desalinated water due to growing populations on the sea's coastline and the expansion of oil and power infrastructure.
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  • 06.14.13

    DigitalGlobe imagery helps La Paz plan for future growth

    DigitalGlobe's imagery helps urban planning efforts in La Paz, Bolivia.
  • 06.14.13

    Capturing Carapo Basin to study future resource development

    DigitalGlobe high-resolution satellite imagery was used in an extensive photogrammetry study of the Carapo Basin to help determine complex land management requirements.
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