INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- MDA Completes Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Company Renamed Maxar Technologies
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) completed its acquisition of DigitalGlobe. The newly combined company will offer a broader set of space-based solutions, increased scale and a more-diversified revenue base.
- Satellites See Silicon Valley’s Quick Drought Recovery
Underground water reserves in California’s Silicon Valley rebounded quickly from the state’s recent severe drought, demonstrating the success of aggressive conservation measures, according to a new space-based study by NASA and university scientists.
- NASA Damage Map Aids Puerto Rico Hurricane Response
A NASA-produced map showing areas of eastern Puerto Rico that were likely damaged by Hurricane Maria has been provided to responding agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- GIS to the Rescue: Unleashing the Power of Geospatial Technology to Plan for and Respond to Natural Disasters
The prevalence of such extreme weather events with the rise of the number and intensity of hurricanes that rolled through the region, bringing with them violent winds and rains, highlighted the importance of utilizing decision-support tools such as these that help communities better plan for disasters, expedite response operations and better position resources to minimize the impact of these inevitable and disastrous events.
- Esri Silver Business Partner, GEO Jobe, Participation at the 5th Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference
- Phase One Industrial and Lufthansa Aerial Services Sign Cooperation Agreement for UAV-based Aerial Imaging
- Virtual Surveyor Unveils Productivity Tools in Drone Image Analysis Software at Commercial UAV Expo
- Seiler Instrument, Inc. Selects Microdrones mdMapper Packages to Serve the Midwest U.S.