“This cooperation will help us to further strengthen our key position in the geoenvironmental industry; not only in North America, but also in Africa and Asia,” said Joerg Widmer, market manager USA West. “One of RapidEye’s strongest selling points is our ability to image large areas of the globe in a very short time period. This will help Hatfield monitor rural developments and detect important environmental changes.”

“The spatial resolution, spectral bands, and imaging capabilities provided by the RapidEye satellite constellation are ideal for much of the monitoring work that we are involved with,” said Grant Bruce, president, Hatfield.