Monday, 25 July 2011

Cost of Very High Ground Resolution Data and Some Other Good Things



Cost of Very High Ground Resolution Data 

H. Gyde Lund – In June we had an inquiry about the prices for very high resolution (better than 5 meter) satellite images. Here are some sites that may be of interest. If you know more, please contact Bedru at bedru.muzein@GOOGLEMAIL.COM


  • Aerial Photographs and Satellite Images http://edc2.usgs.gov/pubslists/booklets/aerial/aerial.php
  • Current satellite earth images http://download.wareseeker.com/current-satellite-earth-images/
  • Digital Globe http://www.digitalglobe.com/
  • Geoimagery products http://www.spotimage.com/web/en/171-products-and-services.php
  • High resolution images of earth http://wareseeker.com/free-high-resolution-images-of-earth/
  • Lemmen, Christiaan et al. 2009. First experiences with High Resolution Imagery Based Adjudication Approach for Social Tenure Domain Model in Ethiopia http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTIE/Resources/Lemmen.doc
  • Satellite Images http://www.grasdk.com/Products/SatelliteImages.aspx
  • Satellite Imaging Corporation - http://www.satimagingcorp.com/gallery.html
  • Terra Server http://www.terraserver.com/
  • Where to See Free Satellite Images? http://www.tech-faq.com/where-to-see-free-satellite-images.html


 Some other good publications


  • Hengl, T. et al. 2003. Digital Terrain Analysis in ILWIS. Lecture notes and users' guide. International Institute for Geo-Information Science & Earth Observation (ITC). Enschede. Netherlands. p. 45. http://www.itc.nl/library/Papers_2003/misca/hengl_digital.pdf
  • Hernández-Stefanon, J. Luis et al. 2011. Combining geostatistical models and remotely sensed data to improve tropical tree richness mapping. Ecological Indicators 11(5): 1046-1056. Abstract. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X10002013
  • Herold, Martin. 2009. An assessment of national forest monitoring capabilities in tropical non-Annex I countries: Recommendations for capacity building. Final Report. 62 p. https://unfccc.int/files/methods_science/redd/country_specific_information/application/pdf/redd_nat_capacity_report_herold_july09_publ.pdf
  • Holmgren, Peter. 2006. Global Land Use Area Change Matrix Input to the Fourth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO- 4). Forest Resources Assessment WP 134. http://www.fao.org/docrep/010/ag049e/AG049e00.htm#TopOfPage
  • Hossain, M. Shahadat; Dasa, Nani Gopal, 2010. GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation to land suitability modelling for giant prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) farming in Companigonj Upazila of Noakhali, Bangladesh. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 70(1): 172-186. Abstract. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1672378
  • USFS. N.d. Forest Area Density Analysis map (FDEN). http://www.forestthreats.org/tools/landcover-maps/fden
  • Vella, Francesca. 2011. Just 0.5% of Malta’s land area covered by trees. The Malta Independent Online. http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=127251
  • Woudenberg, S.W.; et al.. 2010. The forest inventory and analysis database: database description and users manual version 4.0 for Phase 2. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR- 245.  336 p. available online: http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/37446. From Barbara Conkling, USFS FHM.

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