According to the news, the US government is considering whether to charge for access to remote-sensing imagery, namely the Landsat satellites operated by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and an aerial-survey programme run by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). More information are available under nature.com
News: Open Data
25 April 2018Dr. Ingo Baumann
The European Commission published on 2 July 2014 a Communication on the data-driven economy. This is in response to the European Council's Conclusions of October 2013, which focused on the digital economy, innovation and services as drivers for growth and jobs and called for EU action to provide the right ...
21 Mai 2015Dr. Ingo Baumann
New Zealand’s most current publicly-owned aerial imagery, covering 95% of the country, is now available online under an open license through the LINZ Data Service. This policy is well in line with the government’s goal to make publicly-owned data available on a free, full, and open basis. “Releasing publicly held ...
28 April 2014Dr. Ingo Baumann