Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) (formerly Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)) is a branch of Natural Resources Canada's Earth Science Sector.wikipedia
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Natural Resources Canada

NRCDepartment of Mines and ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources
The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) (formerly Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)) is a branch of Natural Resources Canada's Earth Science Sector.

Lawrence Morley

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It was created in 1970 with Lawrence Morley as the first Director General.

Private sector

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The department also works closely with the private sector, especially with the development of GIS software.

Geographic information system

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The department also works closely with the private sector, especially with the development of GIS software.

Public

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The responsibilities of the CCRS are to provide remotely sensed geographical information to decision makers, related industries and the general public.

Remote sensing

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The Centre constructs remote sensing technology and applications.

Atlas of Canada

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The CCRS also has the responsibility of maintaining the Atlas of Canada.

Gatineau Satellite Station

The CCRS operates two remote sensing ground stations, the Gatineau Satellite Station and the Prince Albert Satellite Station.

Prince Albert Radar Laboratory

Prince Albert Satellite Station
The CCRS operates two remote sensing ground stations, the Gatineau Satellite Station and the Prince Albert Satellite Station.

Maxar Technologies

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GlobeSAR was a very important Program that propelled Canada and the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing as a key contributor to the international Earth Observation Community, and positioned companies such as Radarsat International Inc (now part of MacDonald Detwiller and Associates) and Intermap (formerly Intera) as key commercial partners in providing data and services based on Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery.

Intermap Technologies

IntermapIntermap Technologies Corporation
GlobeSAR was a very important Program that propelled Canada and the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing as a key contributor to the international Earth Observation Community, and positioned companies such as Radarsat International Inc (now part of MacDonald Detwiller and Associates) and Intermap (formerly Intera) as key commercial partners in providing data and services based on Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery.

Synthetic-aperture radar

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GlobeSAR was a very important Program that propelled Canada and the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing as a key contributor to the international Earth Observation Community, and positioned companies such as Radarsat International Inc (now part of MacDonald Detwiller and Associates) and Intermap (formerly Intera) as key commercial partners in providing data and services based on Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery.

Radarsat-1

Canadian RADARSAT
The primary purpose of GlobeSAR was to strengthen the capability of the participating countries to use radar data in resource management applications, and to prepare for the use of data from the Canadian Radarsat-1 satellite which was launched in 1995.

Geographical Names Board of Canada

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In addition to the provincial and territorial members are members from the following federal government departments: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Canada Post Corporation, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Elections Canada, Library and Archives Canada, Department of National Defence, Natural Resources Canada (including Geological Survey of Canada and Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation), Parks Canada, Statistics Canada, and the Translation Bureau.

Radarsat-2

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By mid-August 2015, the addition of the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) X Band receiving station in Inuvik has significantly increased RADARSAT-2 downlink capacity in Canada.