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Key Agricultural Districts: Unique Spectral Info Now Available

March 10, 2010
Several key agricultural districts of Australia are currently being imaged with the unique spectral instruments onboard the five RapidEye satellites currently orbiting the planet. 

Several key agricultural districts of Australia are currently being imaged with the unique spectral instruments onboard the five RapidEye satellites currently orbiting the planet. For the first time imagery is available in the ‘red edge’. Other satellites only provide 10m multispectral imaging capabilities across Green, Red and Near Infra-Red and 20m resolution for Short Wave Infra-Red. 

Evaluation of RapidEye data for a range of environmental, catchment management and agricultural applications is underway by key consultants, academic institutions and government scientists.  Case studies will be available in the coming months.

“The quick collection of satellite imagery by RapidEye has demonstrated one of the systems advantages. RapidEye can routinely capture large areas in short time frames, providing clients with timely, cost-effective 5m orthoproducts” says Dr Gail Kelly, Business Development Manager of AAM “This imagery will prove useful for a wide range of agricultural and environmental applications.”

RapidEye is the only commercial geospatial solutions provider to own and operate a constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites. AAM is the distributor in Oceania for satellite data products from RapidEye. If you would like to request a quotation, please email here.

For the latest brochure and information about RapidEye archive imagery, visit our RapidEye satellite imagery webpage.