April 18, 2016
A study recently published in the Remote Sensing of Environment journal used Landsat data from 1984 and 2010 to show how paved surfaces in the Washington, D.C., area have increased dramatically.
July 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2015—The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, for election as president of the Academy, to succeed Ralph J. Cicerone when his second term as NAS president ends on July 1, 2016. A geophysicist, McNutt earned her bachelor’s degree in
May 19, 2015
Oregon and Washington are feeling the impact of a warm winter, as their snowpack is just 16 percent of normal. Although the precipitation totals for winter and spring were near normal, it fell as rain rather than snow and didn’t add to the snowpack.
March 26, 2015
Herndon, Va., March 26, 2015—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced registration is open at www.geoint2015.com for its GEOINT 2015 Symposium, the largest intelligence event of the year. GEOINT 2015 takes place June 22-25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C. Hosted and produced by USGIF, the annual GEOINT Symposium gathers the defense,
January 29, 2015
Redlands, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015—Technology and government leaders will gather for the Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, DC, February 9–10, to discuss the latest geospatial technology and how federal government agencies use it to build a more resilient nation. Keynote speakers include Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley.
December 17, 2014
The state of Washington created the SR 530 Landslide Commission in response to the deadly Oso landslide that occurred in March 2014. The commission recently released its report to help guide policy and improve planning and response with greater awareness of conditions.