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Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Decision Support – Disaster and Risk Management Print

The quick availability of geoinformation can provide many benefits for disaster and risk management related efforts involving floods, earthquakes, cyclones, wildfires and the like. This information often originates from many sources...

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Hexagon’s Acquisition of Intergraph Promises to Speed CAD and GIS Convergence

A major announcement in the geospatial marketplace took place this week when Hexagon announces its acquisition of Intergraph. The move continues the growth of Hexagon via acquisition, and adds a software...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

China’s Online Mapping Regulation Moves to Certification Print

China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping has now begun the licensing of online mapping services, having just announced the operators that have made the cut. The country felt they needed...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Russian Cadastre Steps into the 21st Century Print

The Russian cadastral system took a step forward in the fall of 2009 as a new directive was put forward that included the elements cadastral products and services were expected to include. The connection between...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The World Cities Summit Ends with Pledge for a Learning Network

The World Cities Summit took place in Singapore this past week, culminating with a closing session on July 1, 2010. The theme of this international gathering of mayors and urban planners...

Friday, June 25th, 2010

TanDEM-X Adds More Elevation Data

The TanDEM-X satellite was successfully launched recently. It is expected to provide a 12 m resolution digital elevation dataset for use around the globe. It marks yet another step in the...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Remote Sensing Provides New Tools for Earthquake Assessment and Prediction

New airborne remote sensing techniques and tools are helping scientists gain a better understanding of earthquakes. Airborne sensors provide the advantage of being able to cover a great deal of ground,...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Continues to Grow

Government agencies around the world are investing in earth observation data from commercial satellite providers for defense and security purposes in an effort to avoid the high capital cost of building their own...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Asian Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures

Recent oil spill events in the Gulf of Mexico should cause others to awaken to the possibility that their coasts could be threatened by similar circumstances. Asian countries are now in a position to learn many...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Aerial LiDAR Overview

LiDAR is another tool in the surveyor’s toolbox. It is capable of providing a three-dimensional X,Y,Z position with a possible accuracy of 5 cm.. The key components of aerial LiDAR instruments include: 

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