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Satellite data supports the development of risk transfer solutions

Satellite data plays an important role in the establishment and success of risk transfer triggers and index insurance schemes, and as technology has advanced the use of satellites has expanded and become more efficient, supporting the growth of innovative agriculture insurance and reinsurance solutions.The agricultural sector of many emerging, poorer read the full article →

NASA’s SMAP will further develop our understanding of natural perils

NASA launched a pioneering satellite into orbit on Saturday 31st January 2015 which will provide some benefits for providers of weather linked insurance, as well as further develop our understanding of natural perils.The Satellite, SMAP, which stands for Soil Moisture Active Passive, will scan the Earth’s soil for moisture information, read the full article →