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Tapio Kallonen new CEO for Specim Spectral Imaging

Tapio Kallonen will join GRSG Member company, Specim to lead it after significant investments in new products for the next phase of its ongoing rapid growth plan. Together with the senior management and skilled personnel, he will inspire and ensure Specim’s continued commitment to its clients and partners, providing an unrivaled range of competitive hyperspectral… Read more

Student Awards Deadline Looms

The deadline for the GRSG student awards 2018 is fast approaching, but we are still taking applications up until the 15th April! The GRSG is offering up to three awards of £1,000 each, to reward and aid students who are engaged in geoscientific remote sensing research. These awards may be used to support a wide… Read more

GRSG Chairman is Coming Up Trumps for the Geological Society

The Chairman of the Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) Charlotte Bishop, will be giving the next Geological Society Public Lecture at Burlington House on London’s Piccadilly once in the afternoon and again in the evening of Wednesday 28th March. Under the title; Satellite Top Trumps: The Geological Edition, Charlotte will take the audience through a… Read more

In Memoriam – Bob Agar

Robert (Bob) Agar, who died on 19th March in Perth, Western Australia, was born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, studied geology at Liverpool, and completed his PhD on the monzonitic rocks of the Coastal Batholith of Peru, and associated mineralisation, in 1978. Bob and Hilda arrived in Zambia, working from 1978 for the Minex Department of Mindeco,… Read more

The Getech Group Joins the GRSG

The Getech Group, providers of natural resources exploration data and expertise, has joined the Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) as a Corporate Member to help widen the understanding of how satellite derived geoscience data can provide huge benefits to both explorationists and research staff. The GRSG is a special interest group of the Geology Society of London and… Read more

Conferences, Castles and Carbonates

GRSG’s own Xu Teo gives his account of the last AGM and Conference: ‘Held in the beautiful, historic city of Lisbon, the recent GRSG International Annual Conference revolved around the theme “Applied Geological Remote Sensing”. This conference focused on a wide range of remote sensing applications, tools, latest developments and sensors Held over a period… Read more

The GRSG Opens Call for Papers: Oil and Gas Workshop

The Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) has opened its call for papers to be considered for their forthcoming Oil and Gas Workshop, which will be held in Boulder, Colorado on 11th and 12th July 2018. The workshop, run in collaboration with the US Geological Survey and the University of Colorado, will focus on how remote… Read more

The Geological Remote Sensing Group Makes 2017 Student Awards Across the Globe

After receiving numerous high quality applications, the Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) has awarded three students £1000 each to support their studies and research work. GRSG Chairman, Charlotte Bishop explains the background to the Group’s awards; “Students are a big part of the GRSG; they are the future of all geological-based industries and for many… Read more

World’s Largest Satellite Fleet Owner Joins The Geological Remote Sensing Group

The Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) has expanded its membership once again with the recent news that Planet; the owners and operators of the world’s largest commercially-operated fleet of satellites has joined as the Group’s latest corporate member. Founded in 2010 by a team of ex-NASA scientists, Planet has designed, built and launched fleets of… Read more

Terrabotics Joins the Geological Remote Sensing Group

The Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) has expanded its membership once again with the recent news that providers of actionable terrain intelligence, Terrabotics have joined as the latest corporate member. The skilled earth observation technicians and computer scientists at Terrabotics can fuse intelligent automation solutions and expert insight using an abundant supply of Earth Observation… Read more