The National Research Council released a report titled Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence last week. The document examines how well the U.S. is stocked with needed geospatial professionals today and what the need will be in the future. What does the report conclude? Perhaps not what you'd expect.
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Last week, just as many in the United States were getting used to commercial use of unmanned aerial systems (drones) in spite of a Federal Aviation Administration ban, a judge decided that the FAA does not, in fact, have such laws on the books. For a brief moment, perhaps, the ban was lifted. But it was quickly put back in place when the FAA appealed. What is going on in the Wild West of U.S. UAS use?...