MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (MDA)
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.
|Head Office Location||Canada|
|Address||13800 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC, V6V 2J3, Canada|
|Main area of activities||
|Position title||Manager, Marketing Communications|
|Fine mode data||
8m single pole SAR C band, 8m res, 50km by 50km swath
|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||
Information technology networks linking people, land and information for water resources, agricul…
|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||
Ice and marine monitoring and mapping services
|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||
NRT delivery service of all data types less than 2 hours from reception delivered to FTP (push or…
|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||
50m single pole C band SAR
|Forecast and monitor ocean winds and waves Detect and monitor hurricanes, typhoons Detect natural oil seepage Detect and monitor oil slicks||
Land mapping and surveillance activity services
|Forecast and assess landslides Assess changes to urban and rural areas||