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Canadian Geospatial Briefing August 2nd: Honouring Alex Trebek with new Grant Program; Interactive Map Looking at Marine Shipping Safety in Canada; New Canadian Wildfire App; Looking at Vulnerability from Heat Waves in Vancouver and Highlighting Importance of Green Spaces; A Collection of Canadian COVID-19 Dashboards | GoGeomatics

Canadian Geospatial Briefing August 2nd: Honouring Alex Trebek with new Grant Program; Interactive Map Looking at Marine Shipping Safety in Canada; New Canadian Wildfire App; Looking at Vulnerability from Heat Waves in Vancouver and Highlighting Importance of Green Spaces; A Collection of Canadian COVID-19 Dashboards | GoGeomatics

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down as Chairman Due to Health Reasons; Nominated Mr. Dee as Chairman Ms. Hersman Steps Down as Member of the Board SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), the leading lidar company, known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies, today announced...

India’s satellite navigation sector to get a policy boost – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

India’s satellite-based navigation and augmentation services sector may soon get a policy boost with the Indian Satellite Navigation Policy – 2021 (SATNAV Policy – 2021).  The Department of Space (DoS) intends to devise a “comprehensive and substantive” national policy for satellite-based navigation, and has placed the SATNAV Policy – 2021 draft on ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) website for public consultation. Post consultation, the policy draft will be sent to  the Union Cabinet for...

SCP E244 Continuous Improvement of Smart Communities in Christchurch, with Michael Healy

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have an interesting conversation with Michael Healy, the Smart Cities Programme Manager at Christchurch City Council and Michael tells us all about what Smart Communities are up to in Christchurch. Michael starts by telling us about his diverse background and how this led him into several continuous improvement roles, his passion for making people’s lives and communities better through more efficient processes...

Harrison: Solving the Longitude Problem – Joseph Kerski, Ph.D.

Harrison: Solving the Longitude Problem:  Think spatially as we examine how the hard work, tenacity, and innovations of John Harrison’s longitude clock transformed the world and our understanding of it.  Harrison Clock Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | This entry was posted in Podcast, Uncategorized and tagged podcast. Bookmark the permalink. Source link

SCP E243 Where to Next for Smart Cities and Communities Part 18

Hello #smartcommunityfriends. I’m back with another bonus episode of the Smart Community Podcast sharing various guests answers to the question, ‘Where to next with Smart Cities and Communities?” And this time I’m sharing with you the answers from these guests:  Some themes that come through in the guest answers are around communication, community engagement, knowledge and information sharing and better use of data and technology in our communities.  We all want better connected communities, which begins...

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

The ASPRS Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next Executive Director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search process, the ASPRS Board of...

GEO Business 2021 call for speakers deadline extended until 13 | GISCafé

Calling all geospatial experts! There's still time to apply to speak at GEO Business 2021. The team behind GEO Business have extended the deadline for the show’s call for speakers....

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

CASIS, manager of the ISS National Lab, selects SpaceLink to demonstrate its end-to-end relay service for secure, continuous, high-capacity communications between spacecraft and the ground McLean, Va. – August...

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of | GISCafé

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of the landing system in Ulyanovsk Last year, by order of the Federal Air Transport Agency of Russia, a working...

Historic Spy Imagery as a source of historic data | Spatial Reserves

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s a top-secret US program dubbed Corona by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) captured 800,000 images via satellite of many places around the planet. ...

Canadian Geospatial Briefing August 2nd: Honouring Alex Trebek with new Grant Program; Interactive Map Looking at Marine Shipping Safety in Canada; New Canadian Wildfire App; Looking at Vulnerability from Heat Waves in Vancouver and Highlighting Importance of Green Spaces;...

Canadian Geospatial Briefing August 2nd: Honouring Alex Trebek with new Grant Program; Interactive Map Looking at Marine Shipping Safety in Canada; New Canadian Wildfire App; Looking at Vulnerability from...

AGRICULTURE

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical | GISCafé

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical Geopolitical Developments SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — In recent weeks, the power...

SCP E244 Continuous Improvement of Smart Communities in Christchurch, with Michael Healy

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have an interesting conversation with Michael Healy, the Smart Cities Programme Manager...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Trimble Groundworks Helps Construction Companies Accelerate Piling Operations  with Stakeless Workflows, 3D Guidance and Safer Sites Using Fundex Piling MachinesSUNNYVALE, Calif. and GOES, The Netherlands,...

What’s the current status; why is it important? – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

In a reiteration of the Indian government’s intent to boost private participation in the country’s Space sector, Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Atomic...

GOVERNMENT

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

CASIS, manager of the ISS National Lab, selects SpaceLink to demonstrate its end-to-end relay service for secure, continuous, high-capacity communications between spacecraft and...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down...

India’s satellite navigation sector to get a policy boost – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

India’s satellite-based navigation and augmentation services sector may soon get a policy boost with the Indian Satellite Navigation Policy – 2021 (SATNAV Policy –...

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical | GISCafé

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical Geopolitical Developments SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — In recent weeks, the power...

CONSTRUCTION

Two states mandate subsurface utility engineering surveys during pre-construction | Between the Poles

A major gap in the construction process is the unavailability of reliable information about the location of underground utilities during the design stage of...

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical | GISCafé

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical Geopolitical Developments SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — In recent weeks, the power...

Complimentary World LNG Map at Gastech 2021 and World Gas Conference (WGC 2022) by Mudrock Media | GISUser.com

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–Mudrock Media will present at Gastech 2021 exhibition, the first major energy event to take place live & in-person from September 21-23,...

NTS-3 mission takes a leap towards launch in 2023 – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

The Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) is moving towards developing new navigation spacecraft for demonstrations in space. The NTS-3 will be launched into geosynchronous orbit from Cape...

UTILITIES

Two states mandate subsurface utility engineering surveys during pre-construction | Between the Poles

A major gap in the construction process is the unavailability of reliable information about the location of underground utilities during the design stage of...

GPI Acquires North Carolina Based, LDSI | GISCafé

GPI Acquires North Carolina Based, LDSI - Providing Diversification in the Depth of Geomatics, Water Resource Engineering, and UAS operations in the Southeast

Complimentary World LNG Map at Gastech 2021 and World Gas Conference (WGC 2022) by Mudrock Media | GISUser.com

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–Mudrock Media will present at Gastech 2021 exhibition, the first major energy event to take place live & in-person from September 21-23,...

New beta release of Utility Network Editor – Resource Centre | Esri

A new version of the Utility Network Editor has arrived, let’s dive into our new beta. Non-Spatial Features From this beta release, Utility Network Editor allows...

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Two states mandate subsurface utility engineering surveys during pre-construction | Between the Poles

A major gap in the construction process is the unavailability of reliable information about the location of underground utilities during the design stage of...

GPI Acquires North Carolina Based, LDSI | GISCafé

GPI Acquires North Carolina Based, LDSI - Providing Diversification in the Depth of Geomatics, Water Resource Engineering, and UAS operations in the Southeast

Indian state of Maharashtra to use drones to check faults in power lines – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

To ensure speedy repair and restoration of power supply for three billion electricity consumers in crisis in Indian state of Maharashtra, state minister Nitin...

A Better GNSS? – xyHt

With America, Russia, China, and the EU all now having GNSS constellations operating, what does it mean for surveyors and geospatial professionals? By Nick Bearman With...

DRONES & UAVs

Google & Facebook Under Water | Maps Mania

Both Google and Facebook are spending millions of dollars expanding their shiny campuses along the waterfront of San Francisco Bay. Campuses which thanks to...

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of | GISCafé

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of the landing system in Ulyanovsk Last year, by order of the Federal Air Transport...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down...

Indian state of Maharashtra to use drones to check faults in power lines – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

To ensure speedy repair and restoration of power supply for three billion electricity consumers in crisis in Indian state of Maharashtra, state minister Nitin...

3D & LiDAR

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

The ASPRS Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next Executive Director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search...

RoboSense Partners with GAC Aion to Deliver Mass-produced Advanced Autonomous Vehicles with LiDAR | Earth Imaging Journal

SHENZHEN, China-RoboSense LiDAR, the leading Smart LiDAR Sensor provider and GAC Aion New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. (“GAC Aion”) set up by Guangzhou Automobile Group...

Owen Powell, August – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I am a GIS Consultant working for Arup in the UK, with a specialism in data engineering and 3D...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Google & Facebook Under Water | Maps Mania

Both Google and Facebook are spending millions of dollars expanding their shiny campuses along the waterfront of San Francisco Bay. Campuses which thanks to...

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of | GISCafé

NAVAID Calibration Drone helped to speed up the flight check of the landing system in Ulyanovsk Last year, by order of the Federal Air Transport...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down...

Indian state of Maharashtra to use drones to check faults in power lines – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

To ensure speedy repair and restoration of power supply for three billion electricity consumers in crisis in Indian state of Maharashtra, state minister Nitin...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

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

The ASPRS Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next Executive Director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search...

Historic Spy Imagery as a source of historic data | Spatial Reserves

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s a top-secret US program dubbed Corona by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) captured 800,000 images via satellite of many...

Owen Powell, August – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I am a GIS Consultant working for Arup in the UK, with a specialism in data engineering and 3D...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

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

The ASPRS Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next Executive Director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search...

Karen Schuckman is the ASPRS’ Next Executive Director

The ASPRS Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next executive director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search...

New RealityCapture release targets surveyors with major new features – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Capturing Reality is an Epic Games Studio based in Slovakia developing photogrammetry software RealityCapture (also known as RC) which creates textured 3D meshes, orthographic...

ASPRS ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF KAREN SCHUCKMAN AS THE NEXT | GISCafé

ASPRS ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF KAREN SCHUCKMAN AS THE NEXT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The ASPRS Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the | GISCafé

Velodyne Lidar Announces Michael Dee Appointed Chairman of the Board and Kristin Slanina Appointed to the Board of Directors Dr. Culkin Steps Down...

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical | GISCafé

Planet’s Commercial Satellite Imagery Data Reveals Critical Geopolitical Developments SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — In recent weeks, the power...

Complimentary World LNG Map at Gastech 2021 and World Gas Conference (WGC 2022) by Mudrock Media | GISUser.com

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–Mudrock Media will present at Gastech 2021 exhibition, the first major energy event to take place live & in-person from September 21-23,...

Adding new dimensions to geodata analytics – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling — including its signature product, Unfolded Studio, a self-serve platform that...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Esri to expand St. Louis presence | Intelligence Community News

On July 28, Redlands, CA-based Esri announced that it has opened a new office within the Geospatial Innovation Center at T-REX in St. Louis, MO....

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

HERNDON, Va.-BlackSky Holdings, Inc. (“BlackSky”), a leading technology platform providing real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring, today announced that Gtt NetCorp, Inc. will...

Esri to expand presence to promote Geospatial Innovation in St. Louis area – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has announced that it has opened a new office within the Geospatial Innovation Center at T-REX in...

Esri to Expand Presence to Promote Geospatial Innovation in St. | GISCafé

Esri to Expand Presence to Promote Geospatial Innovation in St. Louis Area New Esri Space Will Facilitate Developer Collaboration and Technical Support REDLANDS, Calif....

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

Adding new dimensions to geodata analytics – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling — including its signature product, Unfolded Studio, a self-serve platform that...

Geospatial Data Science vs GIS | Miller Mountain

The term “Data Science” has become one of the hottest job descriptions over the past few years, but what exactly does it mean?  Can...

Extending Spatial Analytics on Snowflake with CARTO | Carto

Exciting news for Snowflake users! As part of our commitment to enabling geospatial analysis natively within the cloud, today...

Great label callout lines | Free and Open Source GIS Ramblings | Free and Open Source Ramblings

One of the new features in QGIS 3.20 is the option to trim the start and end of simple line symbols. This...

ESRI

Esri Signs Goodwill Protocol with Atlas University | GISCafé

Turkish Institution Will Offer GIS Training, Provide Space for Research and Development REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 2, 2021 — Esri, the...

Esri Signs Goodwill Protocol with Atlas University | GISUser.com

Turkish Institution Will Offer GIS Training, Provide Space for Research and Development REDLANDS, Calif.—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced it signed a...

New beta release of Utility Network Editor – Resource Centre | Esri

A new version of the Utility Network Editor has arrived, let’s dive into our new beta. Non-Spatial Features From this beta release, Utility Network Editor allows...

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic | Esri

At their regular pandemic response meetings over the past year, officials in Suffolk County, N.Y., found themselves returning, again and again, to questions of...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Historic Spy Imagery as a source of historic data | Spatial Reserves

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s a top-secret US program dubbed Corona by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) captured 800,000 images via satellite of many...

Owen Powell, August – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I am a GIS Consultant working for Arup in the UK, with a specialism in data engineering and 3D...

Adding new dimensions to geodata analytics – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling — including its signature product, Unfolded Studio, a self-serve platform that...
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YouTube Video: Lets Add Vector Data in QGIS | After Work Chillin

In this video, I am showing a simple way to add a vector in order to digitize a map. Vector data is very common used...

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YouTube Video: Remote Sensing of Vegetation: Philippi Horticultural Area with Kevin Musungu | QGIS

The Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) in Southern Cape Town provides more than 50% of the Cape Town’s fresh produce. In addition, it is located...
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YouTube Video: PELATIHAN SOFTWARE 2021-QGIS (Sesi-2) | HMPL Itenas

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