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“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics software across the geo industry, from consumer navigation to citizen counter-surveillance. Morgan has been a vocal advocate for user privacy in the design of location telemetry systems. Morgan was interviewed for GeoHipster by Mike Dolbow. Q: I really enjoyed your talk on location privacy at SOTMUS in Minneapolis last September. In December,...

Ordnance Survey Blog Britain’s top walking spots since lockdown eased

In the months since lockdown restrictions around Great Britain began to be relaxed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Britons valued the chance to GetOutside. During that time, subscribers to OS Maps have logged almost 700,000 routes in the app, showing whereabouts in the country they’ve been outdoors. We’ve analysed the data to identify some Britain’s top walking spots since lockdown eased. Data visualisations We’ve created three visualisations from the OS Maps data to illustrate the story....

The Special Achievers | Esri

Esri honored the organization and team that developed the world’s go-to dashboard and map for vital statistics and information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic with a prestigious award. The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University won the Making a Difference Award for its COVID-19 dashboard, created using ArcGIS Dashboards. The award was presented by Esri President Jack Dangermond during the 2020 Esri User Conference. Graduate student Ensheng Dong’s...

SCP E185 Smart Digital Societies: Lessons from Estonia, with Calum Cameron

In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a really interesting conversation with Calum Cameron, an Aussie based in Estonia, which is the world’s first digital society and Europe’s favourite startup ecosystem. Responding to the COVID-19 lockdown in Estonia he helped trigger the Hack the Crisis movement and was an organiser of The Global Hackathon which combined, connected more than 250k people from over 100 countries to develop and implement immediate solutions...

The Berry Lodge Guide to Loft Conversions | The Berry Lodge Surveying Podcast

August 7, 2020 In this Property Surveying Podcast, we will be talking about Loft Conversions and the many different Party Wall Surveying considerations that may arise through the process of agreeing a Party Wall Award for a loft conversion.  Loft Conversions is a very common form of residential construction work, so knowing the facts is a must! If you have a Surveying requirement you would like to discuss with our experienced Surveying team, contact us now our...

Prime Podcast: Collaborative Geospatial workflows for Autonomous industry by Deepmap | Geospatial World

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Pentagon selects SpaceX and ULA to remain its primary launch providers | Geospatial World

The Department of the Air Force recently announced that United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX have been selected to receive five-year contracts totaling $653 million to launch national security...

eVolve MEP announces partnership with Autodesk, GTP Services | Geospatial World

eVolve MEP is partnering with Autodesk and GTP services to provide a more comprehensive fabrication workflow. It is expected to enable MEP contractors to more easily adopt building information...

“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics software across the geo industry,...

Maptek releases Vulcan 2020 – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

  Maptek has announced the launch of Vulcan 2020, with a slew of new features. The firm says that an enhanced package of geology and mine design...

The Special Achievers | Esri

Esri honored the organization and team that developed the world’s go-to dashboard and map for vital statistics and information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic with...

Fugro enables installation of world’s longest subsea inter-connector | Geospatial World

Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea Link cable through a mountain and...

AGRICULTURE

CSIRO maps grain belt paddock boundaries from space | Spatial Source

An ePadddocks screenshot showing paddock boundaries in Victoria. Image: CSIRO. Australia’s science agency has used artificial intelligence and Earth observation data...

NT, space agency partner to nurture local space sector | Spatial Source

Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, Hon. Michael Gunner and Dr. Megan Clark AC. Image credit: MP Karen Andrews/Twitter. The Australian...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Effigis is proud to announce the worldwide launch of its new OnPOZ Collect and Cloud solution, for efficient geo-localized fieldwork data collection and...

ILMF and LIDAR Magazine Name Dewberry as Winner of the Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in LIDAR Award | Earth Imaging Journal

Dewberry has announced that it has been named as International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and Lidar Magazine’s 2020 Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in Lidar award...

GOVERNMENT

Pentagon selects SpaceX and ULA to remain its primary launch providers | Geospatial World

The Department of the Air Force recently announced that United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX have been selected to receive five-year contracts totaling $653...

“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics...

Moving toward a Global GIS | Esri

To solve some of the problems the world faces today will require a greater emphasis on information sharing among organizations and with...

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 10th: Initiatives help youth address climate change; Mapping mask-mandatory businesses; Vancouver Island First Nations roll out tsunami mapping; COVID-19 mapping resource | GoGeomatics

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 10th: Initiatives help youth address climate change; Mapping mask-mandatory businesses; Vancouver Island First Nations roll out tsunami mapping;...

CONSTRUCTION

eVolve MEP announces partnership with Autodesk, GTP Services | Geospatial World

eVolve MEP is partnering with Autodesk and GTP services to provide a more comprehensive fabrication workflow. It is expected to enable MEP contractors to...

Fugro enables installation of world’s longest subsea inter-connector | Geospatial World

Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea Link...

Spectra Geospatial, Aplitop partner on tunneling survey solution | Earth Imaging Journal

Spectra Geospatial is partnering with Aplitop for a comprehensive tunnel survey solution designed to increase productivity for survey service providers. According to the companies,...

Fit-out sector launches updated BIM toolbox | Geospatial World

Fit-out trade body the Finishes and Interior Sector (FIS) has launched an updated BIM Toolbox designed to enable a specialist contractor to develop and...

UTILITIES

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Effigis is proud to announce the worldwide launch of its new OnPOZ Collect and Cloud solution, for efficient geo-localized fieldwork data collection and...

the new ohsome2X time-series tool | GIScience News Blog

#OpenStreetMap is turning 16! Happy Birthday from the HeiGIT team. 16 years of OSM activity has created the most feature rich and global free multi...

Bring attention to your most important features | Esri

“Give me the most recent updates for my people in the field,” a common ask of personnel managers everywhere. They want situational awareness and...

Using GIS to Track Historical Land Cover Change and Growth Rate at Fort McCoy

Located in the heart of the Upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin. The installation has provided support and...

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SURVEY

Parrot and Dronisos expand partnership to explore new opportunities in drone flight automation | Geospatial World

Parrot and Dronisos are expanding their partnership to explore new applications for drone flight automation leveraging the Parrot ANAFI drone platform.Being compact in size,...

Ordnance Survey Blog Britain’s top walking spots since lockdown eased

In the months since lockdown restrictions around Great Britain began to be relaxed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Britons valued the chance to...

Fugro enables installation of world’s longest subsea inter-connector | Geospatial World

Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea Link...

Moving toward a Global GIS | Esri

To solve some of the problems the world faces today will require a greater emphasis on information sharing among organizations and with...

DRONES & UAVs

Drones to conduct inspections at Cranfield Airport | Geospatial World

For the first time, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used to inspect the runway at Cranfield Airport remotely.The flights make use of ‘drone-in-a-box’...

Parrot and Dronisos expand partnership to explore new opportunities in drone flight automation | Geospatial World

Parrot and Dronisos are expanding their partnership to explore new applications for drone flight automation leveraging the Parrot ANAFI drone platform.Being compact in size,...

SqwaQ demonstrates BVLOS UAS flight capabilities for controlled airspace | Geospatial World

SqwaQ announced that it has successfully demonstrated its patented airborne LTE drone communications technology for multiple partners. The technology enables drones, helicopters, air taxis and...

SqwaQ Demonstrates BVLOS UAS Flight Capabilities for Controlled | GISCafé

Patented UAS communication solution eliminates the need for UTM segregation and enables drones to integrate into controlled airspace, flying safely alongside manned air traffic...

3D & LiDAR

The World’s Largest Dinosaur – Immortalised in Digital 3D | Geospatial World

The team at geospatial 3D mapping specialist GeoSLAM has claimed the unusual accolade of creating a digital twin of the world’s largest dinosaur.Standing at...

Location Matters in Business | Esri

Business Schools Begin to Introduce Students to Location Analytics While many aspects of business such as site selection and supply chain management are...

ILMF and LIDAR Magazine Name Dewberry as Winner of the Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in LIDAR Award | Earth Imaging Journal

Dewberry has announced that it has been named as International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and Lidar Magazine’s 2020 Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in Lidar award...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Drones to conduct inspections at Cranfield Airport | Geospatial World

For the first time, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used to inspect the runway at Cranfield Airport remotely.The flights make use of ‘drone-in-a-box’...

Parrot and Dronisos expand partnership to explore new opportunities in drone flight automation | Geospatial World

Parrot and Dronisos are expanding their partnership to explore new applications for drone flight automation leveraging the Parrot ANAFI drone platform.Being compact in size,...

SqwaQ demonstrates BVLOS UAS flight capabilities for controlled airspace | Geospatial World

SqwaQ announced that it has successfully demonstrated its patented airborne LTE drone communications technology for multiple partners. The technology enables drones, helicopters, air taxis and...

SqwaQ Demonstrates BVLOS UAS Flight Capabilities for Controlled | GISCafé

Patented UAS communication solution eliminates the need for UTM segregation and enables drones to integrate into controlled airspace, flying safely alongside manned air traffic...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Google Maps getting upgraded on Apple CarPlay and Apple Watch | Geospatial World

According to a report by CNBC, Google announced that it is improving Google Maps in Apple CarPlay and on the Apple watch. Maps comes...

Parrot and Dronisos expand partnership to explore new opportunities in drone flight automation | Geospatial World

Parrot and Dronisos are expanding their partnership to explore new applications for drone flight automation leveraging the Parrot ANAFI drone platform.Being compact in size,...

“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics...

The World’s Largest Dinosaur – Immortalised in Digital 3D | Geospatial World

The team at geospatial 3D mapping specialist GeoSLAM has claimed the unusual accolade of creating a digital twin of the world’s largest dinosaur.Standing at...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Using GIS to Track Historical Land Cover Change and Growth Rate at Fort McCoy

Located in the heart of the Upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin. The installation has provided support and...

Spectra Geospatial and Aplitop Collaborate on Tunneling Survey | GISCafé

Aplitop Tcp Tunnel Software Now Works with Spectra Geospatial Focus 35 Total Station  WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 4, 2020—Spectra Geospatial announced today a collaboration with Aplitop,...

Tracking and understanding the impact of humans on environment | Geospatial World

Croatia’s Pag Island suffers from extreme soil erosion due to a combination of harsh climatic conditions and intensive grazing and deforestation caused by humansRegardless...

Dewberry Receives ILMF and Lidar Magazine’s Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in Lidar Award | GISUser.com

Firm named during 2020 GeoWeek virtual event Fairfax, VA—August 6, 2020 Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has announced that it has been named as...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

eVolve MEP announces partnership with Autodesk, GTP Services | Geospatial World

eVolve MEP is partnering with Autodesk and GTP services to provide a more comprehensive fabrication workflow. It is expected to enable MEP contractors to...

“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics...

Maptek releases Vulcan 2020 – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

  Maptek has announced the launch of Vulcan 2020, with a slew of new features. The firm says that an enhanced package...

Moving toward a Global GIS | Esri

To solve some of the problems the world faces today will require a greater emphasis on information sharing among organizations and with...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Geomatics on the Move Competition open for submissions   | Geospatial World

The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with the Council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE), has launched the Geomatics on the Move 2020 competition. The...
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YouTube Video: ZF04 RC Mini Quadcopter Induction Drone Smart Watch Remote Sensing Ges | Tops CATEGORIES See All

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Spectra Geospatial and Aplitop Collaborate on Tunneling Survey | GISCafé

Aplitop Tcp Tunnel Software Now Works with Spectra Geospatial Focus 35 Total Station  WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 4, 2020—Spectra Geospatial announced today a collaboration with Aplitop,...

Spectra Geospatial and Aplitop Collaborate on Tunneling Survey Solution | GISUser.com

Aplitop Tcp Tunnel Software Now Works with Spectra Geospatial Focus 35 Total Station  WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 4, 2020—Spectra Geospatial announced today a collaboration with Aplitop,...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

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“Look for similar work with a different label” – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics...

GIScience News Blog » Blog Archive » A revamped ORS map client to celebrate the 16th OpenStreetMap anniversary | GIScience News Blog

#OpenStreetMap is turning 16! Happy Birthday from the HeiGIT team. After 16 years OSM is a reference of collaborative work and how we can give...
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YouTube Video: QGIS workshop Day2 | Hands on session | Civil Engineering Easy Learning

This is day 2 recording of the workshop. Practice with the FOSS QGIS. source
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YouTube Video: QGIS online workshop Day 1 | hands on session | Civil Engineering Easy Learning

This is a recorded session of online QGIS workshop on Google meet organised by THDC-IHET, Tehri. You can download the QGIS software which is...

ESRI

The Special Achievers | Esri

Esri honored the organization and team that developed the world’s go-to dashboard and map for vital statistics and information about the coronavirus...

Moving toward a Global GIS | Esri

To solve some of the problems the world faces today will require a greater emphasis on information sharing among organizations and with...

Location Matters in Business | Esri

Business Schools Begin to Introduce Students to Location Analytics While many aspects of business such as site selection and supply chain management are...

Make the Switch | Esri

Learn to Manage Multiple ArcGIS Online Accounts by Using Links Many of you have multiple ArcGIS Online organizational accounts, so remembering...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

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YouTube Video: QGIS – Download vector data from OSM | Daeng Geospasial

In this tutorial I show you how to take vector data from OpenStreetMap then download it and save it in Geopackage file format. see below...
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YouTube Video: How to clip in qGIS | UG GIS

This tutorial shows the simplest way to clip out your vector data in the shortest time possible. source
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YouTube Video: How to Re-Project (Warp tool) a Raster in QGIS | Knowhere Geomatics

how to reproject a raster with a geographic coordinate system to projected coordinate system (UTM) in QGIS. source
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YouTube Video: TUTORIAL DOWNLOAD DAN INSTALl QGIS | AAPG SCUP

Guide to download dan install software QGIS Link for Raster Basemap: ESRI Satellite https://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Imagery/MapServer/tile/%7Bz%7D/%7By%7D/%7Bx%7D Google Maps https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=m&x=%7Bx%7D&y=%7By%7D&z=%7Bz%7D Google Earth https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=m&x=%7Bx%7D&y=%7By%7D&z=%7Bz%7D Google Terrain https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=p&x=%7Bx%7D&y=%7By%7D&z=%7Bz%7D If you have any question, please comment at comment section below...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: QGIS – Download vector data from OSM | Daeng Geospasial

In this tutorial I show you how to take vector data from OpenStreetMap then download it and save it in Geopackage file format. see below...
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YouTube Video: 01 Crashcourse Qgis: Data Sources for Landscape architects | Ermin0s

This video shows you where to find data that is usefull for landscape architects and urban planners. Its mostly for the data that can...
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YouTube Video: 04 Crashcourse Qgis: Qgis to Autocad or Illustrator | Ermin0s

How to get Qgis data into autocad or Illustrator source
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YouTube Video: Digitization and Join Table in QGIS Explained for Absolute Beginners | Pankaj Adhikari

This video explains how to perform digitization for different features in QGIS. It also clarifies the concept of 'Join Table' source