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EAASI Summit Highlights Role of Aerial Survey in Technological Response to Global Challenges

Participants from around the world came together to discuss the role of aerial surveying in the technological response to challenges such as the global pandemic, climate change, and societal issues at The European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries (EAASI) Partner Summit. In a series of presentations, workshops, and networking events, representatives of 30 organisations attended to learn more about the aerial surveying industry and the opportunities for sustainable development while also considering barriers to the...

EAASI Summit Highlights Role of Aerial Survey in Technological Response to Global Challenges | Spatially Aware

Brussels, 19 January 2022 – Participants from around the world came together to discuss the role of aerial surveying in the technological response to challenges such as the global pandemic, climate change, and societal issues at The European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries (EAASI) Partner Summit. In a series of presentations, workshops, and networking events, representatives of 30 organisations attended to learn more about the aerial surveying industry and the opportunities for...

Spatial Conversations – Interview about GeoEdC – VerySpatial

Spatial ConversationsShownotes – Episode 2721 January 2022 Barb and Frank speak with Nicole Ernst about the Geospatial Education Certificate Click to directly download MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/SpatialConversations-GeoEdC.mp3 This week Barb and Frank speak with Nicole Ernst, Associate Director of the GeoTech Center about the Geospatial Education Certificate (GeoEdC). ...

SCP E272 Summer Series: Rural and Regional Smart Community Strategies, with Imogen Schifferle

Hi #smartcommunity friends! Welcome back to the Summer Series here on the Smart Community Podcast. As you know, we’re taking a little break from new content over the Australian summer holidays, and instead we are sharing the replays of a few of our all time favourite episodes. This week we’re sharing my interview with Imogen Schifferle, from way back in episode 189, which was released in September of 2020.  In this episode of the Smart...

A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 682 – VerySpatial

A VerySpatial PodcastShownotes – Episode 68209 January 2022 This week we talk to Dr. Rebecca Theobald about redistricting. http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode682.mp3 News: Topic: Frank and Barb sit down with Dr. Rebecca Theobald for the second part of our recent series of discussions on redistricting.  Events:  ...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Data Quality Best Practices – MGUG | Manitoba GIS User Group

Tackling Data Quality problems requires...

Spatial Conversations – Interview about GeoEdC – VerySpatial

Spatial ConversationsShownotes – Episode 2721 January 2022 Barb and Frank speak with Nicole Ernst about the Geospatial Education Certificate Click to directly download MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/SpatialConversations-GeoEdC.mp3 This week Barb and Frank speak with...

Fotokite – closing financing, market expansion and.. | LiDAR News

Fotokite announces closing financing, market expansion and executive team appointments Fotokite , announces that it has closed a CHF 13.7M ($14.8M) series B financing round and outlines its plans to...

Velodyne Lidar – Finalist for SXSW Innovation Awards | LiDAR News

Velodyne Lidar Named Finalist for 2022 SXSW Innovation Awards Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution Recognized for Innovation in Smart Cities, Transportation & Delivery Awards Category SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR,...

Historic Maps of Scotland from Blaeu to Dorret (1600-1700)

Posted: 2014-03-10 The Blaeu Atlas of Scotland can be considered the first Atlas of...

Call For Participation: OGC Geotech… | LiDAR News

Call For Participation: OGC Geotech Interoperability Experiment The Geotech IE will ensure that geotechnical engineering data can seamlessly move between GIS and BIM environments in support of engineering and infrastructure...

AGRICULTURE

DRONE LIDAR TO COMPLETE AN AS-BUILT SURVEY | LiDAR News

  Spatial Data Consultants provides their drone surveying expertise to complete an as-built survey  Rome, NY- Traditionally, the documentation of As-Built construction surveys relied on conventional...

Phase One Names Remote Vision as Swiss Reseller of Drone Payloads

Phase One, a developer of digital imaging technologies, announced a business partnership with Remote Vision GmbH, a provider of bespoke unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Your winter update on ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World – Resource Centre | Esri

What better way to start off the New Year than by catching up with the latest updates in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World?...

GOVERNMENT

NGA releases 2022 GEOINT Hall of Fame call for nominations | Intelligence Community News

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting nominations for the 2022 class of the Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame. Nominations are due March 25. The Geospatial...

NGA posts Hydra RFI – Intelligence Community News | Intelligence Community News

On January 20, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) posted a request for information (RFI) for Hydra. Responses are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on...

PredaSAR wins NRO GEOINT BAA award | Intelligence Community News

PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation based in Boca Raton, FL, announced on January 20 that it has been selected for contract award under the...

CONSTRUCTION

Historic Maps of Scotland from Blaeu to Dorret (1600-1700)

Posted: 2014-03-10 The Blaeu Atlas of Scotland can be...

PredaSAR wins NRO GEOINT BAA award | Intelligence Community News

PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation based in Boca Raton, FL, announced on January 20 that it has been selected for contract award under the...

Transforming the Surveying Profession – xyHt

Surveying is experiencing a surge of technology that to some might seem detrimental, while others see it as an opportunity to expand into new...

DRONE LIDAR TO COMPLETE AN AS-BUILT SURVEY | LiDAR News

  Spatial Data Consultants provides their drone surveying expertise to complete an as-built survey  Rome, NY- Traditionally, the documentation of As-Built construction surveys relied on conventional...

UTILITIES

John Palatiello: 40 Years on the Geospatial Job

On January 18, 1982, John Palatiello started his job as the first Joint Government Affairs Director of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping...

DRONE LIDAR TO COMPLETE AN AS-BUILT SURVEY | LiDAR News

  Spatial Data Consultants provides their drone surveying expertise to complete an as-built survey  Rome, NY- Traditionally, the documentation of As-Built construction surveys relied on conventional...

Phase One Names Remote Vision as Swiss Reseller of Drone Payloads

Phase One, a developer of digital imaging technologies, announced a business partnership with Remote Vision GmbH, a provider of bespoke unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Your winter update on ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World – Resource Centre | Esri

What better way to start off the New Year than by catching up with the latest updates in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World?...

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NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

DRONES & UAVs

Phase One Names Remote Vision as Swiss Reseller of Drone Payloads

Phase One, a developer of digital imaging technologies, announced a business partnership with Remote Vision GmbH, a provider of bespoke unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Seiler Instrument Announces Acquisition of Assets to Expand Presence as a Geospatial Solutions Provider in Iowa and Illinois

Seiler Instrument & Mfg. has acquired the assets of Precision Midwest to provide Trimble Geospatial products and solutions for the state of Iowa, all...

Carlson 2022 Select Suite for Land Development Helps Increase Productivity and Efficiency With New Features

Carlson’s latest releases of Survey, Civil, Hydrology, GIS, CADnet, Construction and Point Cloud provide time-saving features for common tasks. In Carlson Civil and Hydrology...

KOREC Group seeks to expand workforce in Ireland and UK with 30 new positions

KOREC announced that group expansion means we are now seeking to fill 30 new positions, in a range of departments, across the UK and...

3D & LiDAR

Fotokite – closing financing, market expansion and.. | LiDAR News

Fotokite announces closing financing, market expansion and executive team appointments Fotokite , announces that it has closed a CHF 13.7M ($14.8M) series B financing round...

Velodyne Lidar – Finalist for SXSW Innovation Awards | LiDAR News

Velodyne Lidar Named Finalist for 2022 SXSW Innovation Awards Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution Recognized for Innovation in Smart Cities, Transportation & Delivery Awards Category SAN JOSE,...

Call For Participation: OGC Geotech… | LiDAR News

Call For Participation: OGC Geotech Interoperability Experiment The Geotech IE will ensure that geotechnical engineering data can seamlessly move between GIS and BIM environments in...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Phase One Names Remote Vision as Swiss Reseller of Drone Payloads

Phase One, a developer of digital imaging technologies, announced a business partnership with Remote Vision GmbH, a provider of bespoke unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Seiler Instrument Announces Acquisition of Assets to Expand Presence as a Geospatial Solutions Provider in Iowa and Illinois

Seiler Instrument & Mfg. has acquired the assets of Precision Midwest to provide Trimble Geospatial products and solutions for the state of Iowa, all...

Carlson 2022 Select Suite for Land Development Helps Increase Productivity and Efficiency With New Features

Carlson’s latest releases of Survey, Civil, Hydrology, GIS, CADnet, Construction and Point Cloud provide time-saving features for common tasks. In Carlson Civil and Hydrology...

KOREC Group seeks to expand workforce in Ireland and UK with 30 new positions

KOREC announced that group expansion means we are now seeking to fill 30 new positions, in a range of departments, across the UK and...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Loading Natural Earth data to PostGIS PostgreSQL

Posted: 2014-02-11 Natural Earth provides some of the best...

Historic Maps of Scotland from Blaeu to Dorret (1600-1700)

Posted: 2014-03-10 The Blaeu Atlas of Scotland can be...

The Strengths of WMS and WMTS | OCAD

The terms WMS and WMTS may sound scary to people who are not very familiar with computers. But no worries: It’s pretty easy to...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

John Palatiello: 40 Years on the Geospatial Job

On January 18, 1982, John Palatiello started his job as the first Joint Government Affairs Director of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping...

DRONE LIDAR TO COMPLETE AN AS-BUILT SURVEY | LiDAR News

  Spatial Data Consultants provides their drone surveying expertise to complete an as-built survey  Rome, NY- Traditionally, the documentation of As-Built construction surveys relied on conventional...

2022 and the Promise of Expanded UAV Operations

What needs to happen over the next 12 months for the promise of flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) to become a reality?...
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YouTube Video: An overview of forest remote sensing technologies | Elias Ayrey

Here I give a near complete overview of remote sensing technologies that can be used to measure forest ecosystems. This one's very information-dense. So maybe...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Georeferencing vector data using QGIS and ogr2ogr

Posted: 2014-02-17 This post will cover: Digitising rasters using QGIS. Loading data...

Maps Mania: The Global Rewilding Map | Maps Mania

Last year the Haas Business School, with the help of 100k Trees 4 Humanity, planted 150 mature redwood trees on its Materials Recovery Facility...

Historic Maps of Scotland from Blaeu to Dorret (1600-1700)

Posted: 2014-03-10 The Blaeu Atlas of Scotland can be...

PredaSAR wins NRO GEOINT BAA award | Intelligence Community News

PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation based in Boca Raton, FL, announced on January 20 that it has been selected for contract award under the...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 15 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems....

Transforming the Surveying Profession – xyHt

Surveying is experiencing a surge of technology that to some might seem detrimental, while others see it as an opportunity to expand into new...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 12 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems....

Awards of the Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition 2021 at the 30th ICC International Cartographic Association | International Cartographic Association

Dear ICA Colleagues,An important tradition at every biennial International Cartographic Conferences is the Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition. It was created by the International...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

GIScience News Blog » Blog Archive » A basic guide to OSM data filtering | GIScience News Blog

Working with OpenStreetMap data is an exciting topic that often reveals astonishing insights. The free and open nature of the project allows a plethora...

Best wishes for 2022 ! – Oslandia

At Oslandia, we will remember 2021 as a year marked by numerous GIS projects and the acknowledgement that open source ecosystems...

ESRI

Spatial Conversations – Interview about GeoEdC – VerySpatial

Spatial ConversationsShownotes – Episode 2721 January 2022 Barb and Frank speak with Nicole Ernst about the Geospatial Education Certificate Click to directly download MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/SpatialConversations-GeoEdC.mp3 This week...

NEARC Community Event: Preserving Significant Places of Black History | NYS GIS Association

Jan 21, 2022 ‹ Previous Post GISCI Announces Retired Designation Policy (GISP-R) Preserving Significant Places of Black History Wednesday, February 16th,  12:00 – 1:00pmIn honor of Black...

Five ways Arcade enhances maps: American Community Survey example | Esri

Often times you will find that layers you own, and especially layers you don’t own, don’t meet all of your mapping needs. You may...

Five ways Arcade enhances maps: American Community Survey example | Esri

Often times you will find that layers you own, and especially layers you don’t own, don’t meet all of your mapping needs. You may...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Loading Natural Earth data to PostGIS PostgreSQL

Posted: 2014-02-11 Natural Earth provides some of the best...
video

YouTube Video: #27 QGIS Vector | Clip | geosnips

QGIS playlist to learn QGIS with examples. Full playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuq4FFb6gYEzXc3eMsSnIO_XBtwMZ2B45 In this video we will see : - Clipping the vector data based on the base...

Georeferencing vector data using QGIS and ogr2ogr

Posted: 2014-02-17 This post will cover: Digitising rasters using QGIS. Loading data...
video

YouTube Video: #24 QGIS Vector | Simplify | geosnips

QGIS playlist to learn QGIS with examples. Full playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuq4FFb6gYEzXc3eMsSnIO_XBtwMZ2B45 In this video we will see : - Applying minimum vertices in polygon feature. Check out our...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: #27 QGIS Vector | Clip | geosnips

QGIS playlist to learn QGIS with examples. Full playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuq4FFb6gYEzXc3eMsSnIO_XBtwMZ2B45 In this video we will see : - Clipping the vector data based on the base...

Georeferencing vector data using QGIS and ogr2ogr

Posted: 2014-02-17 This post will cover: Digitising rasters using QGIS. Loading data...
video

YouTube Video: #24 QGIS Vector | Simplify | geosnips

QGIS playlist to learn QGIS with examples. Full playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuq4FFb6gYEzXc3eMsSnIO_XBtwMZ2B45 In this video we will see : - Applying minimum vertices in polygon feature. Check out our...

Downloading OS OpenData (GIS) in Bulk

Posted: 2014-02-26 The Ordnance Survey have begun to release...