March 31, 2016
I recently had the distinct pleasure of addressing the U.S. Park Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Geospatial Training Workshop at the National Conservation Training Center outside Shepardstown, West Virginia. The talk was an overview of how far we’ve come as well as where we’re headed in terms of remote-sensing inputs and geospatial understanding.
December 5, 2015
The Earth-observation (EO) market enjoys a strong diversity of civil and commercial applications. And use cases will continue to increase, as the capacity for satellite-based observations is projected to explode this coming decade, with the launch of 80 percent more satellites by 2024 than were launched the prior decade (according to Euroconsult). On top of
September 28, 2015
Ambitious statewide use of LiDAR is a natural progression for the technology, as the realism of such data dramatically improves human understanding.
June 26, 2013
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December 11, 2012
Dealing a Blow to Science What’s next? That’s what scientists around the globe, including many remote sensing professionals focused on Earth science, are wondering after theOct. 22, 2012, manslaughter convictions of six Italian scientists who had the unenviable job of determining whether a major earthquake was likely to occur in central Italy in the spring
July 10, 2011
Military Takes Cues from Consumers Call it technology transfer in reverse. The phenomenal growth in the number of smart phones, along with a host of mobile applications and social media’s skyrocketing success, have become too much for the Pentagon to ignore in its quest to deliver the best information to the warfighter as rapidly as possible. The U.S. Army’s