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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (MDA) Flag from CA

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.

MDA’s business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, primarily in the Communications sector and the Surveillance and Intelligence sector. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.

MDA is active in two principal markets:

Communications: MDA offers space-based solutions for cost-efficient global delivery of direct-to-home television, satellite radio, broadband internet, and mobile communications
Surveillance and Intelligence: MDA offers end-to-end solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide

MDA’s established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 15 locations in the United States, Canada, and internationally.


Website http://www.mdacorporation.com
LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/company/9978?trk=vsrp_companies_hero_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A774331531480127889705%2CVSRPtargetId%3A9978%2CVSRPcmpt%3Ahero
Head Office Location Canada
Address 13800 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC, V6V 2J3, Canada
Telephone +1 604-278-3411
Main area of activities
  • Consultancy (studies / analyses which are not VA services and other support activities)
  • Data Reception and distribution (owner or operator of a ground station)
  • Data reseller (satellite or other data from third party sources)
  • Downstream / GIS services (main business not in EO but using satellite data)
  • Hardware/software
  • Satellite Operator (data sales)
  • Value adding services (company uses satellite data to generate products)
Name Keyzer, Wendy
Position title Manager, Marketing Communications
Telephone 604-231-2743
Email wendy@mdacorporation.com
EOservice Description Service Type Market
Fine mode data

8m single pole SAR C band, 8m res, 50km by 50km swath

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Assess damage from earthquakes Forecast and map large waves Detect and monitor wildfires Map and assess Flooding Forecast and assess landslides Measure land use statistics Assess and monitor volcanic activity
  • Emergency Services
  • Local and regional planners
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Transport
Knowledge Networks

Information technology networks linking people, land and information for water resources, agricul…

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Assess environmental impact of farming Assess Deforestation / Degradation Assess environmental impact of human activities Detect changes in glaciers Assess changes in land use and quality Detect & monitor land movement, uplift, subsidence, heave. Monitor of land pollution
  • Agriculture
  • Enviroment, Pollution and Climate
  • Forestry
  • Construction
  • Transport
  • Local and regional planners
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Real-estate management
Marine

Ice and marine monitoring and mapping services

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Detect changes in glaciers Detect and monitor hurricanes, typhoons Detect and monitor ice risk at sea Monitor ship movements Monitor ice-free passages for shipping
  • Enviroment, Pollution and Climate
  • Emergency Services
  • Maritime
  • Oil and gas
NRT delivery

NRT delivery service of all data types less than 2 hours from reception delivered to FTP (push or…

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Monitor land and sea border incursions Assess damage from earthquakes Forecast and map large waves Detect and monitor wildfires Map and assess Flooding Detect sensitive security risks Forecast and assess landslides Detect and monitor hurricanes, typhoons Assess pressures on populations, migration Monitor high risk areas Detect ships in critical areas Monitor Snow Cover Assess and monitor volcanic activity
  • Security, Defence and military
  • Emergency Services
Scansar data

50m single pole C band SAR
50 or 30m res
300km to 500km swath

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Forecast and monitor ocean winds and waves Detect and monitor hurricanes, typhoons Detect natural oil seepage Detect and monitor oil slicks
  • Travel, Tourism and Leisure
  • Maritime
  • Oil and gas
  • Alternative Energy
  • Emergency Services
Surveillance

Land mapping and surveillance activity services

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Forecast and assess landslides Assess changes to urban and rural areas
  • Emergency Services
  • Communications
  • Education, training and research
  • Local and regional planners
  • Transport
  • Utilities