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COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), is a new virus attacking many thousands of people and claiming a large number of victims. Geospatial news and information on this virus will be posted in this category. Feel free to view an article by clicking on the link. It will open on the publisher’s website.

One Continent is Not Like the Others | Maps Mania

On this global map of Covid-19 vaccinations one continent stands out as being not like the others. While good progress is being made to...

Using OpenStreetMap Data to Support Emergency Ambulance Response Service and Mapping of COVID-19 Amenities...

By Kazeem Owolabi of Humanitarian Mappers and Sophie Mower of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team The lake Chad region (Nigeria, Chad, Cameroun, and Niger) has witnessed...

Geospatial and AI are able to asses disaster damage sooner – Geospatial World |...

artificial intelligence It wasn’t long ago when people could only dream of AI and geospatial technology, yet it’s here. On top of that, it can...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Gatik | GISCafé

Utilizing Velodyne Sensors, Gatik has Established North America’s First Autonomous Middle Mile Transportation Network SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 20,...

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

HERNDON, Va.- BlackSky, a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services that recently announced a planned business combination with Osprey Technology...

3D at Depth Delivers Subsea LiDAR Metrology to Support North Sea | GISCafé

Subsea LiDAR Metrology Delivers Survey Value and Project Construction Benefits LONGMONT, Colo., April 20, 2021 — (PRNewswire) —  3D at Depth, Inc.,...

Supporting Coronavirus Response Through Mapping in Liberia (by iLab Liberia) | Geoawesomeness

By Carter Draper of iLab Liberia and Sophie Mower of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team The first COVID-19 case in Liberia was confirmed in early March...

BlackSky increases capacity as latest satellite enters commercial operations – Geospatial World | Geospatial...

BlackSky, a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services that recently announced a planned business combination with Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp....

Last-Mile Problem: Achieve Pinpoint Accuracy With Hyperlocal Maps

Meeting the pressures of the delivery economy is not easy. Accelerated due to the pandemic, the last-mile delivery industry would witness many IPOs, fund-raising rounds,...

Defense spending post-COVID – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

The COVID-19 pandemic has had disastrous effects, with loss of lives and livelihoods worldwide. Lockdowns, ban on domestic and international flights, quarantines and other...

BlackSky Increases Capacity as Latest Satellite Enters | GISCafé

Company Ships Two Additional Satellites to Launch Facility, Reinforcing its Speed to Space and Rapid Delivery of First-to-Know Insights HERNDON, Va. — (BUSINESS...

Draganfly Announces Record Revenue in Fourth Quarter and Fiscal | GISCafé

Draganfly Announces Record Revenue in Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2020 Financial Results Vancouver, BC., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Draganfly Inc. (OTCQB:...

Geospatial for better living standards – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

The global economy is expected to recover in the second half of 2021. At this point, India is better placed than most countries, with...

South of the River ! – edparsons.com

The London Loop Part 9: Erith to Bexley And I’m back, after a COVID-19 lockdown break, back walking the London Loop, and now South of...

Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar Solutions at Auto Shanghai 2021 | GISUser.com

Velodyne’s Lidar Sensors Deliver Real-Time 3D Vision for Safer Mobility and Smarter Communities SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) will demonstrate its groundbreaking...
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YouTube Video: Material stocks of buildings and infrastructure from remote-sensing data | Social Ecology...

Talk by Dr. Dominik Wiedenhofer: “A novel approach for mapping material stocks of buildings and infrastructure from remote-sensing data” Spatial patterns of buildings and infrastructures...

Phygital ecosystem to drive growth – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Accelerated digitalization is among the biggest positive impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are many sectors that have been severely affected, especially the...

Keynote: Dawn Meyerriecks, Deputy Director of CIA for Science and Technology

Dawn Meyerriecks, Deputy Director of CIA for Science and Technology, opened the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s 2021 GEOINT Community Forum, The Geospatial Metaverse...

Geospatial for automation – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Due to COVID-19, a lot of things changed in 2020. But the interest in autonomous mobility continued throughout the year. In the coming years,...

Visualizing COVID-19 Vaccination Progress at the Individual Level | Carto

This time last year, the race to create a COVID-19 vaccine began. Many experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...

GIScience News Blog » Blog Archive » COVID-19 – Geographien der Zäsur: CfP |...

Apr 15th, 2021 by Nicole Aeschbach Call for papers für vier Sessions zu “COVID-19 – Geographien der Zäsur” im Rahmen der #GeoWoche2021 Die COVID-19-Pandemie...

Keynote – Amy Peck, Founder and CEO, EndeavorVR

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation had the honor of hosting Amy Peck, the Founder and CEO of EndeavorVR, as the closing keynote speaker...

Under the icefield and inside the mountain

Castleguard. For a caver, the name invokes imagination and emotion. As Canada’s longest cave, it has enchanted expedition cavers from around the world who...

Topcon podcast looks at current state of construction industry, opportunities for growth and more...

LIVERMORE, Calif. — April 7, 2021 — The latest installment in the podcast series “Topcon Talks Construction” is now available. Hosted by Murray Lodge, senior vice...

MathWorks Previews the MATLAB EXPO 2021 Online Conference | GISUser.com

Participants can select from 70+ sessions, keynote presentations, and interactive workshops highlighting the latest features and capabilities of MATLAB and Simulink NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MathWorks today...

FlytBase announces FlytNow Precision Landing Module for DJI Mavic series of drones – Geospatial...

Autonomous drone technology is becoming mainstream with COVID-19 fuelling its rapid adoption. It turns out that, in order to achieve complete operational autonomy, a...

Retail Site Selection: Complimentary Post Pandemic Playbook | Carto

Brick and mortar retail has had winners and losers since the COVID pandemic began. Some brands have pivoted effectively, whilst...

Canada’s national geospatial conference – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

GeoIgnite is Canada’s premier national geospatial and location technology conference. Launched only two years ago, the young event made a mark for itself in...

Intersection of mapping science and geospatial 2.0 – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Advances in geospatial technologies benefit industries and economies around the world. In the United States, local governments were hit hard economically by the COVID-19...

NEP’s Solution for Aurora, North One and Extreme E Tests Its | GISCafé

NEP’s Solution for Aurora, North One and Extreme E Tests Its Metal In Some of the World’s Harshest Conditions LONDON, April 13, 2021 ...

Innovation, digital twinning and 4IR – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

If we have learned anything over the course of the current pandemic, it is that the future is extremely hard to predict. We could...

Geographical Review Preview: Masks and Materiality in the Era of COVID-19 | American Geographical...

By: Sara Beth Keough, Ph.D. What is the main purpose of your study? To reflect on how masks recommended for use to prevent the spread of COVID-19...

Empowering women in geospatial information technology – Nepal 2021 edition – Geospatial World |...

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) invites applications to a theoretical and hands-on training on the use of Earth observation (EO) and...