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Full Waveform Topo-Bathy Survey

Oct 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling airborne lidar full waveform mapping research

A cutting edge full waveform topo-bathy survey is taking place in Sweden to better understand lake carbon cycling. The study is a part of an ongoing project aiming to establish a reference area in Sweden for detailed studies that can … Continue reading

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Understanding The Science of Where

Oct 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  gis uncategorized

By Jack Dangermond GIS is about uncovering meaning and insights from within data. It is rapidly evolving and providing a whole new framework and process for understanding. With its simplification and deployment on the web and in cloud computing as … Continue reading


What’s new in Vector Basemaps (October 2017)

Oct 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design community basemaps

New Map Style – Nova Nova is a brand new vector basemap map style that brings an extraterrestrial look and feel to mapping our world. The colors and fonts are reminiscent of something you’d expect to see in the latest Sci-Fi movie, … Continue reading


YouTube ads to get more personal with Google Maps data

Oct 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google youtube

YouTube has come out with new tools to make the advertisements you see on the video platform more targeted and personalized. Google’s Custom Affinity Audience targeting tool, which allows advertisers to reach out to people based on their search history as they browse the Internet, will now get data from Google Maps and app installations […]

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Spotted Owl Habitat

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling airborne lidar environmental remote sensing

A classic problem for forest managers has been protecting the habitat for the spotted owl while reducing the fire potential of those forests. A recent lidar survey provided key insights, including tree height and canopy density on how to solve … Continue reading

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2017 Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship Recipients

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles award community sentinel event national

Award to be presented to three environmental stewards addressing oil and gas impacts at reception held in Pittsburgh, PA, November 18th WASHINGTON, DC – October 5, 2017 – Three community advocates were recently selected by a panel of judges to receive the 2017 Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship, presented this year by Americans Against […]

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Picking NFL Winners: Automatically Scraping, Prepping and Merging Data from the Web for Analysis

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme automation data analytics data preparation html tables

Like many people in North America I am a huge NFL fan. You get the idea. Those from anywhere else in the world might be getting ready to hit the back button right about now. But I ask you to bear with me for two reasons: I was politically correct enough to call it “NFL” […]

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Learn about GIS Cloud Solutions at Geoespacial Chile 2017

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  alina garate blog chile events geoespacial 2017

GIS Cloud will be showcased at the conference Geoespacial Chile 2017 that will be held in Santiago de Chile, October 12 to October 13, 2017.   Teramaps, GIS Cloud’s official partner for Chile, Colombia, and Peru, will present GIS Cloud solutions at the conference exhibition as well as in a talk by the Teramaps Country...


New Editions of Two Smaller Times Atlases (One Very Small Indeed)

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  atlas books times atlases world atlases

Today marks the U.K. publication of two atlases in the Times atlas range: the eighth edition of the Times Reference Atlas of the World and the seventh edition of the Times Mini Atlas of the World. The Reference is right in the middle of the Times atlas range: it’s inexpensive (£30 list, compared to £150 for the Comprehensive, £90 for … Continue reading "New Editions of Two Smaller Times Atlases (One Very Small Indeed)"


New GPS chip will make Google Maps, Uber more accurate

Oct 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news gps lbs navigation

It happens all the time. You send your location to a friend through an app and realize the map is showing you off by at least 20-30 feet. Frantic phone calls to deliver corrective directions follow and you find yourself cursing ‘that stupid GPS’. But all that’s going to change soon, according to a report […]

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