Why Aerial Imagery Resolution Matters

Why Aerial Imagery Resolution Matters

A quantum leap in computing capacity has allowed us to model and analyze the real world – all from our desktop and mobile devices. In days past, maps were purely for visualization and direction. Today, they have graduated to full-blown analytics platforms empowering...

GIS to the Rescue: Unleashing the Power of Geospatial Technology to Plan for and Respond to Natural Disasters

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.

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn't Lie in Flying

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn't Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future of drone mapping services will place less and less emphasis on drones and more and more weight on mapping data.

Topographic Lidar Data Employed to Map, Preserve U.S. History

Topographic Lidar Data Employed to Map, Preserve U.S. History

In August 2015, the National Park Service (NPS) contracted Woolpert for the Little Bighorn National Monument Mapping Project to record the locations of thousands of headstone markers at the Custer National Cemetery as well as hundreds of battlefield markers at the Little Bighorn National Monument site, which covers approximately 5.5 square miles.

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