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Podcast: Episode 66

Back for 2020 we kick off the new year with a look back at some of the biggest mapping stories from 2019.  Plus we discuss the misleading maps and images used to portray the Australian bush fires. Listen below: http://cast.rocks/hosting/6022/Geodorable-Episode-66.mp3 Spatial News Our favorite story maps of 2019 What’s New in Collector for ArcGIS (January 2020) Same insights, new look Esri is offering a free new course on location data analytics 19 amazing maps from 2019 Suunto 7 smart sports watch 2019’s Top Location Intelligence and Spatial Stories Topic of the Week Top maps...

SCP E153 Smart Health in Regional Areas, with Bruce Winzar

In this episode I had a really fascinating conversation with Bruce Winzar, the Executive Director of Innovation & Digital Services and Chief Information Officer responsible for Information Technology, Architectures and Applications, Innovation & Research at Bendigo Health. As part of our spotlight on the regions this month, I wanted to speak with Bruce specifically about his experiences fostering Smart Health initiatives in the Bendigo region of Victoria. In this episode, Bruce and I discuss...

Download Spotify Premium Free 2020 | Geospatial Team

Download Spotify Premium Free 2020 HomeDownload Spotify Premium Free 2020 Spotify Technology S.A. is an international media services provider of Swedish origin. It is legally domiciled in Luxembourg and is headquartered...

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URISA Announces the Release of the 2nd Edition of The GIS Management Handbook | GISUser.com

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What is a Polynya? | Geo Lounge

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AGRICULTURE

James Norrod Named CEO Of PrecisionHawk | GISCafé

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Alaska Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing | GISCafé

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Draganfly Releases New Payloads to Increase Efficiency and Data Collection Quality | Geospatial World

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Draganfly Releases New Payloads to Increase Efficiency and Data | GISCafé

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GOVERNMENT

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New Light Technologies Announces the Automated Infrastructure | GISCafé

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A new decade and new emerging approaches to evolving geospatial data infrastructures across government – 1Spatial UK

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CONSTRUCTION

Automating Change Detection to Monitor City Growth Over Time | Hexagon Geospatial

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Flowfinity Launches Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping Capabilities to Aid Field Data Collection | Earth Imaging Journal

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

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Geospatial World Forum 2020 to highlight the value of geospatial | GISCafé

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UTILITIES

James Norrod Named CEO Of PrecisionHawk | GISCafé

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

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Mapping the Ocean Floor – xyHt

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Jack Dangermond shares his journey from a landscape architect to the GIS pioneer | Geospatial World

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Vexcel Imaging to Acquire Image Survey Expertise and Data Assets from Verisk to Support New Strategic Partnership | Earth Imaging Journal

JERSEY CITY, N.J., and BOULDER, Colo. — Vexcel Imaging, a leader in aerial imagery data, large-format aerial cameras, and photogrammetry software, today signed a...

Ordnance Survey Blog Can you help colour London’s buildings?

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Atlantic enhances its airborne capability with Teledyne Optech’s new Galaxy T2000 and G2 sensor system | Geospatial World

Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in lidar sensing, is pleased to announce that Atlantic is first to take possession...

DRONES & UAVs

James Norrod Named CEO Of PrecisionHawk | GISCafé

Seasoned Technology Executive with Extensive Experience in Strategic Partnerships to Lead Top Commercial Drone Company Through Next Phase of Growth RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 23, 2020...

Alaska Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing | GISCafé

Alaska Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing Public Sector Agencies Access to Drone Services VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 14, 2020 — (PRNewswire) —...

Draganfly Releases New Payloads to Increase Efficiency and Data Collection Quality | Geospatial World

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3D & LiDAR

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Concept3D Announces Digital Accessibility Certification by Level Access | GISUser.com

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

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

St. Petersburg, Fla.– Quantum Spatial, Inc., an NV5 company, and the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, today announced their new sensor platform...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

James Norrod Named CEO Of PrecisionHawk | GISCafé

Seasoned Technology Executive with Extensive Experience in Strategic Partnerships to Lead Top Commercial Drone Company Through Next Phase of Growth RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 23, 2020...

Alaska Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing | GISCafé

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Draganfly Releases New Payloads to Increase Efficiency and Data Collection Quality | Geospatial World

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Draganfly Releases New Payloads to Increase Efficiency and Data | GISCafé

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GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

URISA Announces the Release of the 2nd Edition of The GIS Management Handbook | GISUser.com

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Inpixon’s Indoor Mapping Platform Selected for Patient Wayfinding | Earth Imaging Journal

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What is an express map and why should you use one? | Esri

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Flowfinity Launches Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping Capabilities to Aid Field Data Collection | Earth Imaging Journal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Flowfinity Wireless Inc. today released a software update that allows users to manage data records and workflows geographically by rendering physical...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Vexcel Imaging to Acquire Image Survey Expertise and Data Assets from Verisk to Support New Strategic Partnership | Earth Imaging Journal

JERSEY CITY, N.J., and BOULDER, Colo. — Vexcel Imaging, a leader in aerial imagery data, large-format aerial cameras, and photogrammetry software, today signed a...

Vexcel Imaging to Acquire Image Survey Expertise and Data Assets from Verisk to Support New Strategic Partnership

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Trends in Terrestrial Laser Scanning

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US: Vexcel Imaging, a leader in aerial imagery data, large-format aerial cameras, and photogrammetry software, today signed a definitive agreement to acquire the...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Automating Change Detection to Monitor City Growth Over Time | Hexagon Geospatial

Imagine that you inherited a piece of property. Your documentation displays a map of cleared land, yet when you arrive, all you can see...

Concept3D Announces Digital Accessibility Certification by Level Access | GISUser.com

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New Light Technologies Announces the Automated Infrastructure | GISCafé

New Light Technologies Announces the Automated Infrastructure Compliance Framework (AICF) WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2020 — (PRNewswire) —  New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT)...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Concept3D Announces Digital Accessibility Certification by Level Access | GISUser.com

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Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Charting the unknown

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3D and Geospatial Infrastructure – xyHt

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DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

ArcGIS Analytics for IoT in the ArcGIS platform | Esri

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Introducing ArcGIS Analytics for IoT | Esri

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

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Speed up your spatial analysis with CARTOframes 1.0 | Carto

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ESRI

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Where stories happen matters. We take the “maps” part of “StoryMaps” very seriously. Geography isn’t merely a passive stage upon which things happen. It...

Terrain Revelations—Mount Taranaki | Esri

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Maps Mania: The Coronavirus Map | Maps Mania

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Podcast: Episode 66

Back for 2020 we kick off the new year with a look back at some of the biggest mapping stories from 2019.  Plus we...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Automating Change Detection to Monitor City Growth Over Time | Hexagon Geospatial

Imagine that you inherited a piece of property. Your documentation displays a map of cleared land, yet when you arrive, all you can see...

Terrain Revelations—Mount Taranaki | Esri

By Aileen Buckley, PhD, Esri Research Cartographer With the addition of high-resolution Airbus data (approximately 24 meters) to the Terrain layer in ArcGIS Living Atlas...

New Places in Esri Vector Basemaps | Esri

Last year at the Esri User Conference, we announced plans to introduce an expanded set of point-of-interest (POI) and other places data into our...

Descartes Labs Launches First Cloud-Based Geospatial Data | GISCafé

Descartes Labs Launches First Cloud-Based Geospatial Data Refinery and Modeling Platform SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Labs, a...

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YouTube Video: AequilibraE network editing in QGIS | Pedro Camargo

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From GIS to Remote Sensing: SCP Tips: Scatter plot raster | OSGeo

Tips about the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin for QGIS Scatter plot is useful to assess the variability of pixel values for selected bands.It is possible to...