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McElhanney Consulting Signs as TerraSAR-X Services Distribution Partner in Canada and SE Asia

McElhanney Consulting has signed a Services Distribution Partner agreement with Infoterra GmbH to provide TerraSAR-X RADAR imagery to oil & gas, mining and forest sectors in Canada and the countries of Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

 
 
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PRLog - Dec. 17, 2007 - VANCOUVER, Canada -- McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd (McElhanney) has recently signed a Services Distribution Partner agreement with Infoterra GmbH to provide TerraSAR-X RADAR imagery to oil & gas, mining and forest industries in Canada and in the countries of Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines.  

The TerraSAR-X RADAR satellite has the highest ground resolution of any commercial RADAR satellite.  At up to 1m ground resolution, this imagery can help geologists in locating access points to project areas (e.g. roads, trails, creeks) and map geological structures.  Forestry companies can use the all-weather ability of RADAR to penetrate clouds, haze and smoke to provide a clear image of the surface.  Mapping of landslides, flooded areas, oil slicks, forest fire extents and other related events can benefit from the acquisition of TerraSAR-X images.

As Karl Kliparchuk, GIS Business Manager, for McElhanney states, “The increase in ground resolution down to 1m and the all-weather ability of TerraSAR-X RADAR imagery, gives government agencies and private companies an important tool to better assess and manage their land-based resources”.

For further information and to purchase TerraSAR-X RADAR satellite imagery, contact Mr. Karl Kliparchuk at 604-683-8521 or email kkliparchuk@mcelhanney.com.

About McElhanney Consulting Services
McElhanney is a Canadian consulting company, established in 1910, providing services in engineering, GIS, surveying, digital mapping, orthophotos, satellite image processing, remote sensing, land information and administration.  McElhanney has completed projects throughout Canada and in over 70 countries for government, the private sector and international financial institutions. McElhanney also has an Indonesian office, PT McElhanney Indonesia, in Jakarta, providing mapping and surveying services in the SE Asia region.  Further info on McElhanney can be viewed at www.mcelhanney.com/mcsl.

About Infoterra GmbH
Infoterra GmbH, Friedrichshafen, has been a leader in development and validation of GMES services for several years now. The company has established a strong expertise in geo-information services for land monitoring, water quality assessment, flood risk management, and spatial planning applications. Within the European GMES Land Monitoring services, Infoterra GmbH is coordinating major development and implementation projects.

Infoterra GmbH was founded in 2001 to prepare and conduct the commercial exploitation of TerraSAR-X. The company is responsible not only for the commercial distribution of the data, but for the development and marketing of derived geo-information products and services as well.

Infoterra GmbH employs a workforce of 60 in Friedrichshafen and Potsdam, Germany, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astrium GmbH..  Further info on Infoterra GmbH can be viewed at http://www.infoterra.de/gi/index.php.

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McElhanney is a Canadian consulting company, established in 1910, providing services in engineering, GIS, surveying, digital mapping, orthophotos, satellite image processing, remote sensing, land information and administration.  McElhanney has completed projects throughout Canada and in over 70 countries for government, the private sector and international financial institutions.

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Source:McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd
Website:http://www.mcelhanney.com/mcsl
Phone:604-683-8521
Zip:V6B 2M1
Location:Vancouver - British Columbia - Canada
Industry:Environment, Technology, Science
Tags:gis, map, mining, forestry, radar, satellite, landslide, mine, geology, radar, map, Canada, sar, indonesia, philippines
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