links for 2011-07-06

  • In India, 'The revised remote sensing data policy [...] has lifted restrictions on the supply of satellite data with resolutions of up to one metre.'

    'However, all data involving better than one metre resolution will need to be screened and cleared. The new policy also states that “specific requests for data of sensitive areas, by any user, can be served only after obtaining clearance” from the government's High Resolution Image Clearance Committee.'

    As the article states, ha;f-meter resolution of imagery of all of India is still freely available from US imagery providers…