In the fields of satellite imagery and aerial photography, the geospatial community has a myriad of choice with respect to sensors, resolutions, revisit times and capabilities in terms of imagery. Within the community, the ability to extract information and knowledge from these images seems to be lagging behind as most applications stop at using the imagery as a source of “line mapping” or even more simplistically an image backdrop or pretty picture. This article highlights some of the underutilised capabilities of our image resources… (more)