DMC International Imaging

Observed Personal Data Agriculture Crisis Response

The Data

DMC International Imaging Ltd (DMCii) is a UK-based organization that sells satellite imagery products and services, supplying both programmed and archived optical satellite imagery from the multi-satellite Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) to customers in 100 countries around the globe.

How the data was shared

DMCii sells its product to a variety of governmental and non-governmental bodies. Its 22m multispectral UK-DMC2 data is available to download to existing and new ground stations for immediate use to support projects and applications. DMCii also offers services to retrieve, process, store and analyze all imagery.

Purpose of Data Shared

Broadly, DMCii uses its data to assist in agriculture, forestry, emergency & disasters, and land cover mapping. It has worked with the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), a voluntary partnership of governments and organizations, to create JECAM, a monitoring project to improve global agricultural systems. In 2009 it won a €100,000 contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to use coordinated multi-satellite optical imagery for tropical forest monitoring in Indonesia. It is also used during crisis events to help with disaster mapping and relief.

Region: Worldwide

includes kosovo