The Many Colors of the Sea

By hammian

Especially during the very nice warm weather we have had lately, the cool refreshing waters of the sea and the lakes start to get quite enticing! However, we are also closing on to the cyanobacteria season as well. In our extented web article of the latest conversation, we present how these can be estimated remotely…

Heat of the Summer

By hammian

Summer and hopefully the warmth of the summer days are coming soon! In this month’s megamagazine article we discussed heat and it’s relation to electro-magnetic radiation, how it is observable from space, how land surface temperatures can be estimated and what is urban heat island – why it occurs, what effects it has, and how…

Springtime, Floodtime?

By hammian

In our latest Kvarken Space Conversations we take a look at a familiar Spring phenomena, the flooding of the rivers. Can these be detected from the orbit and how? Why do these river floods happen? We prepared a distilled introduction to the timely topic. Read more here!

Spectral Profiling Tells Us Things Eyes Don’t See

By hammian

This month’s Mega-magazine article we explored and explained in detail the different properties of multi-spectral remote sensing with Sentinel-2 imagery. What are the spectral profiles and how they can be utilized with a simple demonstration of clusterization algorithms?  We explain the technique and go through what it tells to us about the area near Vaasa…

Nighttime lights in Mega-magazine

By hammian

We have just featured our fourth part of the ongoing series in the Mega-magazine concentrating on the different aspects of remote sensing. This time we wanted to introduce you to nighttime observations and how they can be utilized. Additionally, we wanted to give you a chance to explore the nighttime world as seen from space…

Springtime Vegetation

By hammian

Our third Satellite image has been just published in Mega magazine! This time, we take a look at indices and especially at NDVI – what is it, what are it’s uses. Please head over to the Kvarken Space Conversations subpage for more details.