Satellite mapping is one of the most advanced mapping technologies available today. It is not only useful in gathering geographical information but is also helpful in disaster monitoring. While this technology was made available only to the army and the government in the past, today various sectors including the business industry are taking advantage of it.
More information can be gathered on the Photosat blog where internet users can learn about satellite topography, mining volumetrics, satellite mapping and other satellite data. It’s all about elevation mapping from space.