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Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties). The post ended with "Data will be added as found &/or made available: the goal is Parish-level data to mash up with our climate change maps". We already added in the update before that a map from Cambridgeshire Live, and we now see in Cambridgeshire Independent ONS death data akin to...

Why geospatial technologies will be at the forefront as the world reopens | Geospatial World

If geospatial data and technologies played an important role in managing the pandemic when it broke, its role will be paramount as the world reopens. If “lockdown” was one of the top trends on Google in the past few months, it must be the word “reopening” now. After being brought to a grinding halt since March, the world seems to be getting ready to live with the virus, as it takes baby steps towards...

Data initiative confronts disinformation – GISuser.com | GISUser.com

BROOKLYN, New York, June 4, 2020—Today, The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering announced a partnership with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that will focus on addressing a topic of growing public concern: disinformation. The 100 Questions Initiative seeks to map the world’s 100 most pressing, high-impact questions that could be answered if relevant datasets were leveraged in a responsible manner. The 100 Questions is an Initiative from The GovLab, in partnership with...

COVID-19: Five spatial approaches to safely reopen | Geospatial World

As communities move to reopen after COVID-19 closures, leaders at all levels of government and business can use geospatial technology to help monitor and safeguard public health. Building on response efforts—where geographic information system (GIS) technology supported clear steps to take action—the same capabilities can guide safe reopening strategies. Following are five recommended spatial approaches to reopening. 1. Map the Trends Of utmost concern is the ability to stay vigilant and quell future waves of cases. The well-documented...

SCP E174 Behaviour Change, Empowered Citizens and Sustainable Communities, with Rachel Smith

In this episode I have a fantastic conversation with Rachel Smith, who is a previous podcast guest, and also a transport planning and demand management consultant. This episode is actually the audio from the video interview I did with Rachel, which is part of the series I’ve been doing on YouTube catching up with previous guests during this time of much change in the world. So if you want to see those interviews you...

Podcast: Episode 70

Episode 70 – a whole episode more than episode 69!  This week we top you up with some spatial news, doing our best to keep Covid-19 free, and we take a look at the New South Wales Digital Twin MVP, a lot of promise in a nice Cesium package. Listen below: http://cast.rocks/hosting/6022/Geodorable-Episode-70.mp3 Spatial News Vine scouting: Using QuickCapture and Survey123 to scout vineyards How to create the pen and ink stipple effect in ArcGISPro (and how to save it to a...

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Earth’s Largest Volcano – Geography Realm | Geo Lounge

Scientists have discovered the Earth’s largest volcano using bathymetric and gravity mapping. After running calculations and petrologic analyses, researchers have determined that the Hawaiian volcano Pūhāhonu is the...

Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties). The post ended with "Data...

Why geospatial technologies will be at the forefront as the world reopens | Geospatial World

If geospatial data and technologies played an important role in managing the pandemic when it broke, its role will be paramount as the world reopens. If “lockdown” was one...

How to get the most from interactive maps | Esri

How much interactivity to include in your map is a central question in modern cartography. As maps have evolved from static paper documents to interactive digital conversations, we now...

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the latest victims of global warming,...

I am Geo | UBIQUE | American Geographical Society

I am geography The summer before my junior year at Wayne State University in Detroit, I rolled my 1959 VW bug while going 60mph on a camping trip near Traverse...

AGRICULTURE

Draganfly Inc. Announces Launch of Global Dealer Network | GISCafé

Draganfly Inc. Announces Launch of Global Dealer Network Vancouver, British Columbia, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Draganfly Inc. (CSE: DFLY) (OTCQB: DFLYF)...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Trimble Launches Global Sales of its Telog IoT Remote Monitoring Hardware, Sensors and Trimble Unity Analytics Software for Water and Wastewater Utilities SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4,...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Trimble Launches Global Sales of its Telog IoT Remote Monitoring Hardware, Sensors and Trimble Unity Analytics Software for Water and Wastewater Utilities SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4,...

Topcon distribution partner Brandt announces new acquisition | Geospatial World

Topcon Positioning Systems announces its longtime distribution partner, The Brandt Group of Companies, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings, Inc. to acquire...

GOVERNMENT

Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties)....

Why geospatial technologies will be at the forefront as the world reopens | Geospatial World

If geospatial data and technologies played an important role in managing the pandemic when it broke, its role will be paramount as the world...

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...

I am Geo | UBIQUE | American Geographical Society

I am geography The summer before my junior year at Wayne State University in Detroit, I rolled my 1959 VW bug while going 60mph on...

CONSTRUCTION

Drone Delivery Services Provide Much-needed Supplies to Rural | GISCafé

FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary NEW YORK, June 5, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Since the beginning of the pandemic, drone...

Automation driving safety and efficiency in essential | GISCafé

June 05, 2020 -- 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions company and Northern Gas Networks (NGN) have been working together to create a...

Just Say No – xyHt

This article appeared in xyHt‘s e-newsletter, Field Notes. We email it once a month, and it covers a variety of land surveying topics in a...

Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to LEGION Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer | GISUser.com

To Help Building and Facilities Managers Meet the Demands of Social Distancing,Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to LEGION Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer and Waives Subscription Fees...

UTILITIES

I am Geo | UBIQUE | American Geographical Society

I am geography The summer before my junior year at Wayne State University in Detroit, I rolled my 1959 VW bug while going 60mph on...

Nobel Systems to Develop Parking App for City of Huntington Park | Nobel Systems

The City of Huntington Park, Calif. has contracted Nobel Systems to develop and host a cloud-based hosted parking app solution. Nobel Systems will modify its...

Automation driving safety and efficiency in essential | GISCafé

June 05, 2020 -- 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions company and Northern Gas Networks (NGN) have been working together to create a...

GISPs Contribute Through Geospatial Science & Data Management | GISUser.com

Des Plaines, IL (June 5, 2020) – GISPs Contribute Through Geospatial Science & Data Management The Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute (GISCI) is pleased to see...

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Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties)....

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...

The Early Days of 3D Scanning

When I first came across Cyra Technologies Inc., a start-up that was developing 3D laser scanning, I was working at Trimble Navigation in Sunnyvale,...

| Storyteller role enables more ArcGIS StoryMaps during COVID-19 | Esri

Since the launch of ArcGIS StoryMaps last July, the storytelling community globally has built thousands of stories for advocacy and outreach, education, and most recently, COVID-19...

DRONES & UAVs

Drone Delivery Services Provide Much-needed Supplies to Rural | GISCafé

FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary NEW YORK, June 5, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Since the beginning of the pandemic, drone...

Reliance acquires Asteria Aerospace with 51.78% stake | Geospatial World

Reliance Industries Ltd. on Friday said its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Ltd. has acquired over 51 percent stake in Asteria Aerospace for...

Seeing in stereo: improving small drone collision avoidance with depth mapping and stereo cameras | Geospatial World

Using video game software and stereo cameras, a research team has created a low cost and effective method for autonomous collision detection and avoidance...

Leica Geosystems Announces New Version of Public Safety Software | GeoInformatics

The latest version of Leica Map360 crash and crime scene diagramming and reconstruction software, is bringing three editions to meet specific customer needs based on the technology...

3D & LiDAR

The National Gallery of Art in 3D | Maps Mania

I have really missed visiting art galleries and museums during the lock-down. The National Gallery of Art, like nearly every other museum and gallery...

The National Gallery of Art in 3D | Maps Mania

I have really missed visiting art galleries and museums during the lock-down. The National Gallery of Art, like nearly every other museum and gallery...
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YouTube Video: QGIS 3D Map View | NuHaRA

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How to get the most from interactive maps | Esri

How much interactivity to include in your map is a central question in modern cartography. As maps have evolved from static paper documents to...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Drone Delivery Services Provide Much-needed Supplies to Rural | GISCafé

FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary NEW YORK, June 5, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Since the beginning of the pandemic, drone...

Reliance acquires Asteria Aerospace with 51.78% stake | Geospatial World

Reliance Industries Ltd. on Friday said its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Ltd. has acquired over 51 percent stake in Asteria Aerospace for...

Seeing in stereo: improving small drone collision avoidance with depth mapping and stereo cameras | Geospatial World

Using video game software and stereo cameras, a research team has created a low cost and effective method for autonomous collision detection and avoidance...

Leica Geosystems Announces New Version of Public Safety Software | GeoInformatics

The latest version of Leica Map360 crash and crime scene diagramming and reconstruction software, is bringing three editions to meet specific customer needs based on the technology...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Earth’s Largest Volcano – Geography Realm | Geo Lounge

Scientists have discovered the Earth’s largest volcano using bathymetric and gravity mapping. After running calculations and petrologic analyses, researchers have determined that the...

Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties)....

How to get the most from interactive maps | Esri

How much interactivity to include in your map is a central question in modern cartography. As maps have evolved from static paper documents to...

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Leica Geosystems Announces New Version of Public Safety Software | GeoInformatics

The latest version of Leica Map360 crash and crime scene diagramming and reconstruction software, is bringing three editions to meet specific customer needs based on the technology...

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

Leica Map360 v4.0 introduces three editions to digitize and document any crash or crime scene   (HEERBRUGG, Switzerland) – Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon company, announced...

Leica Geosystems announces latest version of public safety software | Geospatial World

Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon company, today announced the latest version of Leica Map360 crash and crime scene diagramming and reconstruction software, bringing three editions to meet...

Precipitation patterns, trends and predictions using multidimensional data | Esri

(Authors: Sudhir R Shrestha, Sarah Black) Background Are you working with complex scientific multidimensional datasets? Would you like to explore and learn how to use powerful...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Why geospatial technologies will be at the forefront as the world reopens | Geospatial World

If geospatial data and technologies played an important role in managing the pandemic when it broke, its role will be paramount as the world...
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YouTube Video: QGIS Download 30m SRTM DEMs | Q-tips

A video showing the steps for download 30m SRTM DEMs for analysis in QGIS. 30m SRTM elevation grids - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuttle_Radar_Topography_Mission The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)...

How to get the most from interactive maps | Esri

How much interactivity to include in your map is a central question in modern cartography. As maps have evolved from static paper documents to...

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

The National Gallery of Art in 3D | Maps Mania

I have really missed visiting art galleries and museums during the lock-down. The National Gallery of Art, like nearly every other museum and gallery...

The National Gallery of Art in 3D | Maps Mania

I have really missed visiting art galleries and museums during the lock-down. The National Gallery of Art, like nearly every other museum and gallery...

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

The awarded $950,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains, leveraging open systems design, modern software...

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

The awarded $950,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains, leveraging open systems design, modern software...

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YouTube Video: Download and Install QGIS 3.10.5 on windows 10 | latest version |(2020) by Geospatial Solutions | Geospatial Solutions

This video will show you, how to Download and Install QGIS 3.10.5 on Windows 10. QGIS is the leading Open Source, User...

AFRL updates AMUSED BAA | Intelligence Community News | Intelligence Community News

On June 3, the Air Force Research Laboratory posted an updated version of the Adaptive Multi Source Exploitation of Documents (AMUSED)broad agency announcement (BAA)....

The Map Guy(de): Announcing: FDO Toolbox 1.4 | OSGeo

After 5+ years of inactivity, the dam of pain points and personal frustrations finally burst and resulted in 2 months of solid enhancements and...

ESRI

Andrew Zolnai Blog: Coronavirus daily update

The previous update added ONS COVID-related death data, which augment the cases and deaths posted by NHSx at the Local Authority level (akin to Counties)....

How to get the most from interactive maps | Esri

How much interactivity to include in your map is a central question in modern cartography. As maps have evolved from static paper documents to...

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...

How to make this ocean graphic in ArcGIS Pro and Photoshop | Esri

Often, graphic designers are asked to make a map-like element for a project. And sometimes map makers are asked to...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Hope for the Great Barrier Reef | Apogeo Spatial

Long thought to be “too big to fail,” the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is under serious threat and its outlook is dire. One of the...
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YouTube Video: Add Raster Layer in QGIS | Dinesh Bhandare

This video is for first time learners of QGIS. source

How to make this ocean graphic in ArcGIS Pro and Photoshop | Esri

Often, graphic designers are asked to make a map-like element for a project. And sometimes map makers are asked to...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: Make a map figure in QGIS with Svalbard Topo and glacier outlines from GLIMS | Pierre-Marie LEFEUVRE

How to make a complete map in QGIS? Guidelines: 1) Get basemap layers from the Norwegian Polar Institute -- 01:34 - Copy the URL on geodata.npolar.no...
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YouTube Video: SnapPlus: QGIS Video 6-Saving and printing maps | SnapPlusVideo

This is a tutorial on how to save your map as a PDF or print it off for reference once you’re done customizing and...
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YouTube Video: SnapPlus: QGIS Video 5-Customizing maps | SnapPlusVideo

This is a tutorial on how to customize and design your map of your farm to your liking using QGIS. source
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YouTube Video: PARAMETROS MORFOMETRICO DE UNA CUENCA EN QGIS | RICHARD ORE CAYETANO

► En este vídeo calculamos 11 parámetro morfométricos básicos en una cuenca hidrográfica . 👍 👉 SUSCRÍBETE GRATIS AQUÍ: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9qHnScGugpljcwApduoSfg?view_as=subscriber 🔔 Haz CLICK en la campana...