Geoffrey Craig
Ursans discuss SAR on alt-data podcast

Ursa Space's Daniela Moody and Daniel Baruch were guests recently on the Alternative Data Podcast. In the episode, they discussed with host Mark Fleming-Williams how data derived from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is being used to help make sense of the physical world.

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Geoffrey Craig
2020 Year in Review

It was a year like no other. A global pandemic altered daily life for everyone. Here’s a month-to-month recap of changes we revealed from space in 2020.

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Jodie Mangor
Q+A with Adam Maher, celebrating Ursa’s 6th anniversary

Six years ago, Adam Maher took a huge risk on an idea he believed in: making synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites and their stand-apart abilities more available to commercial and government customers. Ursa Space has since grown from his parents’ basement to one of the 10 Hottest

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Ursa Team
Story map: Brazil Tailings Dam Failures

Ursa Space analyzed two major dam collapses in Brazil using satellite imagery. In both incidents, involving the Fundão Dam (2015), also known as the Mariana dam collapse, and the Brumadinho Dam (2019), a tailings dam suffered a catastrophic failure, unleashing a toxic flood of waterwater

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Geoffrey Craig
Flaring, inventory data shed light on Libya’s fragile recovery

A blockade that caused Libya’s oil industry to collapse in 2020 was partly lifted by rebel commander Khalifa Haftar in mid-September. Oil production has reportedly increased. How can satellite imagery reveal what’s happening?

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Geoffrey Craig
Q&A: How Ursa Space uses SAR to detect oil spills

Brian Barris, Senior Imaging Specialist, and Corey Miller, Head of Research and Development, discuss how they used satellite-based, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) to detect the oil spill off the coast of Mauritius in August to assist clean-up efforts.

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