Auckland, June 6, 2016

asia Blog Posts

Building Bridges to Sustainability at Planet On The Road 2023


All eyes were on the Asia-Pacific region as Planet gathered the Earth observation community from key global industries with leading experts, research innovators, and industry disruptors from all parts of the world in Planet On The Road 2023. It reminded me of building bridges across rivers to create connections, just as we […]

Getting to Ground-Truth in Asia: Part Three – Harnessing satellite data for infrastructure inventory and disaster response


When the underwater Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted in January 2022, it sent about 58,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools’ worth of seawater into the earth’s stratosphere. And today, researchers are exploring whether it could have been linked to extreme weather events that transpired in the southern hemisphere, like the February 2023 Cyclone Gabrielle […]

At GeoSmart India 2022, Innovation and Integration are Seen as Essential to Growth


Unpack GeoSmart India 2022’s theme – #geospatialbydefault: empowering billions – and you’ll discover two things.  One, the promise of geospatial and earth observation systems is enormous, and growing all the time. New technologies for satellite image resolution, sensing, data collection, and data management are continuously advancing, making the current moment an incredibly […]