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MapBox recently (as of appx Fall/2013) started offering an imagery service, and while it's not available to free accounts, it is available to all of their paid accounts, which start at just $5 a month. I'm impressed with the resolution they've achieved, too. This is zoomed-in to a small town in Arkansas where I used to play baseball as a kid. (Select ...


You can use ESRI imagery in QGIS, just add it as a WMTS: Add WMS/WMTS Layer > NEW > enter a Name and the URL below, press OK > Connect > select a Tileset and Add it to the map http://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/World_Imagery/MapServer/WMTS/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml


You won't have any luck finding a satellite that provides data from the ultra violet (UV) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. The reason is that the wavelength of UV energy is so short that most of it gets absorbed or scattered by the atmosphere, or tiny particles in the atmosphere before it even gets to the Earth (from the sun) let alone back up to any ...

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