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April 30, 2014

Maryland Society of Surveyors Selects John M. Palatiello & Associates to Provide Association Management Services

Annapolis, Md., April 28, 2014—The Maryland Society of Surveyors (MSS) today announced it has retained the firm of John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A) to provide association management services. "JMP&A's significant experience in the association management field and expert knowledge of the surveying profession made them an attractive candidate in our search for a

April 30, 2014

OGC Adopts OGC Geo and Time Extensions Standard for OpenSearch

April 24, 2014—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Members approved "OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions" as an OGC standard. This document defines an extension to the popular OpenSearch specification so that users can easily take advantage of rich geospatial and temporal search capabilities enabled by OGC standards. OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions can be

April 30, 2014

OGC Requests Host for Compliance Tools Infrastructure

April 24, 2014—To support the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Compliance Program, the OGC is accepting proposals from organizations that are able to host the OGC Compliance Tools Infrastructure. Proposals should describe how the hosting organization would: -       Provide an issue tracker system and capability to interact with Git commits -       Support continuous integration tools -      

April 30, 2014

OGC Seeks Comments on Charter for Big Data Domain Working Group

April 24, 2014—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the charter for a new OGC Big Data Domain Working Group (DWG). The charter is available at http://external.opengeospatial.org/twiki_public/BigDataDwg/ . “Big Data” is an umbrella term denoting the digital data surge in terms of volume, velocity, variety and the importance of the data's trustworthiness. The widespread

April 30, 2014

Proteus Delivers Phase 1 of Abu Dhabi Land/Marine Mapping Ahead of Schedule

ABU DHABI, UAE, and BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM, April 28, 2014—Proteus, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, has delivered ahead of schedule the first phase of a fine-scale terrestrial and marine land use/land cover (LULC) and habitat mapping project for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Contracted by Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), Proteus

April 30, 2014

Vega Is Readied for Its Third Arianespace Mission, Carrying a Pioneering Earth Observation Spacecraft

April 22, 2014—Vega Flight VV03, Arianespace’s Vega mission with DZZ-HR, Kazakhstan’s first Earth observation satellite, is entering the final preparation phase for a nighttime liftoff next week from the Spaceport in French Guiana. This will be the light-lift Vega’s third flight, once again demonstrating its capability to accommodate a full range of payloads as the

April 30, 2014

Satellites Capture China’s Great Wall of Dust

A wall of dust was barreling across northern China on April 23, 2014. Images collected by NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites two hours apart show how fast the dust advanced.

April 30, 2014

Satellite Shows Lake Superior Still Mostly Ice Covered

Though North America is a full month into astronomical spring, the Great Lakes have been slow to give up on winter. Lake Superior leads the pack, with more than 60 percent of its surface ice covered.

April 30, 2014

Firms Testing Inspection Drones

Drones from Skycatch and more established companies are monitoring power lines, inspecting oil and gas pipelines, checking wind turbines for defects and pinpointing malfunctioning solar panels.

April 30, 2014

UAS Helps Save Water During Drought

A California grower is hoping a thermal camera mounted on an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) will pick up irrigation line leaks in his pistachio orchard so he can fix them faster.