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GIS Government Weekly News: Florida Oil Spill Map, Boston Solar, Tracking Homeless via GPS

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

Florida's Oil Spill Response With a goal of more transparency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, launched an interactive map complete with photos and descriptions of projects that have been completed, and those in...

GIS Education News Weekly: Beyond Mapping, ISS Photos, Yale Properties

Thursday, September 4th 2014

Beyond Mapping Complication All of the pre-2013 articles from Joseph K. Berry's Beyond Mapping column from Geoworld are now available in four online or print volumes. The nearly 1000 pages and more than 750 figures in the Beyond Mapping Compilation Series provides a comprehensive and...

And Now Google Does Drones - Project Wing

Friday, August 29th 2014

Google, too, is experiementing with drones. From the Google X team comes "Project Wing." Several media outlets reported today Google's experimentation with package delivery using their own drone design. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google said a 5-foot-wide single-wing prototype...

Getting Schooled on UAVs, FAA Policy and Reality

Monday, August 18th 2014

Last week, I chaired a workshop on geospatial intelligence, part of the Space and Missile Defense Symposium's STEM program. During the morning session we focused on domestic homeland security and convened a panel of public safety officials from the Huntsville, Alabama region. Panelists included...

UAVs vs. Small Sats - Which has the more viable business model today?

Monday, August 11th 2014

In an article published today in the Wall Street Journal, John Hickey, the No. 2 safety official at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), told a United Nations meeting over the weekend that regulatory approval to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) alongside commercial aircraft is "not...

White House: Tackling Data from Earth Observation Systems & Reviews Apps for Disaster Response

Tuesday, July 29th 2014

The White House is keeping busy. In two separate efforts the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is reviewing geospatial technology initiatives in earth observation systems and in disaster response and recovery. On July 18th, the OSTP released a report on the National Plan for Civil...

Private and Public Colleges Urge FAA to Allow Researchers to Use Drones

Monday, July 28th 2014

Tiny Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts took the lead on an open letter (pdf) sent to the Federal Aviation Administration last week to protest that researchers don't have access to the same hobbiest model planes that ten year olds do. Current regulations prevent commerical users and...

GIS Health News Weekly: Animal and People Pathogens

Friday, July 25th 2014

Map Pathogens in Man and Animal for Prevention Researchers at the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health are building the world's most comprehensive database describing human and animal pathogens. Called the Enhanced Infectious Diseases (EID2) database it maps the...

How You Always Wanted to Order Satellite Data: Airbus’ Satellite Tasking is a Reality

Monday, July 21st 2014

Ordering satellite data always seemed difficult. You had to know that path and scene to order; determine how much cloud cover was present in the scene and make certain that the date was what you needed. In a leap forward, Airbus Defense and Space has integrated a new ordering process making this...

Google Begins Selling its Aerial Imagery

Wednesday, July 16th 2014

Vinay Goel, Product Director, Google Maps for Business shared the news on the Google Enterprise Blog.  Today, we’re launching Google Maps for Business imagery, offering businesses the chance to purchase and use Google Earth imagery for the first time. This gives them access to...

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