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Creating National Maps with GIS and Satellite Imagery

July 22, 2014

Creating National Maps with GIS and Satellite Imagery

Geospatial advances allow users to create national maps at unprecedented scales and speed. By Kumar Navulur, director, Next Generation Products, DigitalGlobe (www.digitalglobe.com), Longmont, Colo., and Mark Cygan, Map, Chart, Data Production and SDI Industry Solutions manager, Esri (www.esri.com), Redlands, Calif.   National mapping organizations (NMOs) are responsible for producing and maintaining a wide variety of