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May 27, 2016

LiDAR, GIS and the Chesapeake Conservancy: Making Precision Conservation Possible for All

Building on the practice of precision agriculture and exploiting recent computer advances, the Chesapeake Conservancy (CC) is developing open-source geoprocessing and analysis tools that help environmental nonprofits and local-government agencies prioritize conservation and restoration decision making. From creating new, high-resolution land-cover data and flow-path analyses based on LiDAR elevation data to developing custom Web applications, it’s giving...

May 27, 2016

Into the Glacial Abyss: Laser Scanning and UAS Technology Model Ancient Ice Cave

Working in difficult and frozen conditions 3,000 meters above sea level, with only a small time window due to changing weather and potentially melting surroundings, explorers, photographers and scientists used a laser scanner, an unmanned aerial system (UAS) vehicle and cameras to map out “The Abyss of Cenote,” one of the largest glacial caves in the Italian Dolomites.

May 27, 2016

Sensing for Scientific Understanding

V1 Editorial Director Matt Ball spoke with Suzette Kimball, USGS director, who has a PhD in environmental sciences with a specialty in coastal processes. The conversation touches on funding, sensing, mapping and public engagement.

May 27, 2016

Turning UAS Enthusiasm into Entrepreneurial Innovation

Steve Huntley is something of a character in Paonia, Colo., my hometown. Lately, his UAS videos of local scenes and events have been making a splash. His recording of the controlled demolition of the Oxbow Mining Silo was a big, if controversial, hit—the silo’s local landmark status and association with the coal industry made its destruction a flashpoint for the region’s progressives and conservatives.

May 27, 2016

Remote-Sensing Renaissance Leads the GEOINT Revolution

There’s something incredibly powerful going on right now, something the USGIF refers to as the Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Revolution. It represents the synergy of remarkable advances happening simultaneously across multiple technology areas. When combined, this cooperative interaction fundamentally changes our individual and collective ability to deal with our construct of spatial thinking and awareness, altering our ability to apply space over time to a range of tasks, missions and disciplines in a way we hadn’t imagined.

May 27, 2016

Coastal Monitoring Provides an Opportunity for Oil and Gas Projects

Deepwater Horizon—the memories are fading, but the negative effects still are being felt six years later and will be for a while to come. Much has been said about the impacts on the wildlife, coastal ecosystems, fisheries, tourism and other parts of the local environment and economy.

May 17, 2016

Achieving a One-Stop Shop for Geospatial Information Across the Intelligence Community

John Goolgasian III is  the Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Source Operations and Management Directorate, a position he has held since 2014. He has also served the NGA as Deputy Director of Source Operations and Management Directorate, Director of the Foundation GEOINT Group in Source, and the Director of the Office of Counterterrorism.

March 31, 2016

Large-Format Printing: HP Expands Portfolio of TAA-Compliant Designjet ePrinters

HP®, Inc. (HP®) acknowledges the unique missions of government by offering a comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions for Public Sector agencies and organizations.

March 31, 2016

Keeping the County Current: A Remote-Sensing and GIS Approach to Base Mapping

Loudoun County, Va., located within the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is approximately 520 square miles and has been one of the fastest-growing U.S. counties for the last decade. The county’s eastern portion is developing rapidly, while many western areas remain rural. This rapidly changing landscape and growing population have necessitated aggressive maintenance of the county’s base map, and aerial imagery is playing a major role.

March 31, 2016

CONABIO Creates a Countrywide Conservation Baseline: Deforestation Monitoring Aids Overall Environmental Effort

Mexico is among the ambitious countries that committed to the Tier 3 requirements of the Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) international conservation mechanism. At all tiers, REDD+ involves estimating carbon stocks in forests as well as management practices that improve a forest’s carbon-carrying capacity.

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