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Indiana Jones goes geek: Laser-mapping LiDAR revolutionizes archaeology

Indiana Jones goes geek: Laser-mapping LiDAR revolutionizes archaeology | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
A new technology is helping archeologists map the environments around excavations sites, with less cost and more speed. Did we mention it uses lasers shot from planes?
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Find and share Earth's most awe-inspiring imagery

Find and share Earth's most awe-inspiring imagery | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Find and share Earth's most awe-inspiring imagery. According to a blurb on Philly's Curbed, and in more detail in article on the Huffington Post, a former Dreamworks and Google employee, Paul Rademacher, created Stratocam, a collection ...

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How One Man's Big Idea Changed Digital Map Making

How One Man's Big Idea Changed Digital Map Making | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Steve Coast made a single decision: Maps should be free for all. Eight years later, OpenStreetMap is changing the space like never before.
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Association of American Geographers & Remote Sensing

Looking down on New York from my airplane window, I was impressed by the well laid out grid of streets and lit up buildings below. It reminded me of a hyperspectral image, in that I knew when I arr...
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DHS Planning $50M Aerial Remote Sensing

#DHS Planning $50M Aerial Remote Sensing IDIQ http://t.co/F3dVVVYz...
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Huge set of fossil tracks preserves march of the ancient elephants

Huge set of fossil tracks preserves march of the ancient elephants | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
The site is too massive to photograph from the ground, but the individual prints are too small to show up on satellite images. To accurately map the trackways, Nathan Craig from Pennsylvania State University attached a small pocket camera to a kite and snapped a set of overlapping images from above.
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Registrations open for Airborne Lidar and Mobile User Conference

Comprehensive database of Aerial Photogrammetry, Lidar, Photogrammetry Software, photogrammetric equipments, lidar software, jobs, aerial maps, reviews and more.
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Google Maps Adds 45° Aerial Imagery For All Users

Google Maps Adds 45° Aerial Imagery For All Users | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

 Just zoom in at one of the supported locations for a better view.

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Flash Earth - Zoom into satellite and aerial imagery of the Earth in Flash

Explore satellite and aerial imagery of the Earth in a zoomable, Flash-based interface.
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Brian Bebbington's curator insight, April 9, 2014 2:23 AM

Trying to Locate Flight MH370 THAT WENT MISSING.

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3-D Laser Map Shows Earthquake Zone Before And After

3-D Laser Map Shows Earthquake Zone Before And After | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
New airborne LiDAR equipment can measure surface features to within a few inches. The researchers were able to make a detailed scan over about 140 square miles in less than three days, Oskin said. Oskin said that they ...
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Mapping the Forest and the Trees: A Visit With Remote Sensing Expert Alan Strahler

Mapping the Forest and the Trees: A Visit With Remote Sensing Expert Alan Strahler | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

...all satellites used by scientists to study the Earth are NOT the same -- some can cover the whole Earth over the course of a day, while others can deliver zoomed-in views of specific areas of interest."

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Environmental Security: Sensing the World in 4-D - Forbes

Environmental Security: Sensing the World in 4-D - Forbes | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
With the ability to help save lives, better ensure the conservation of global biomes, the stable and consistent life-support systems for communities worldwide, it would appear that the Groundswell Technologies/TrifectaGIS initiatives are poised to...
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Contrasts of White on White Adorn Alaska : Earth Imaging Journal ...

Contrasts of White on White Adorn Alaska : Earth Imaging Journal ... | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Arctic sea ice typically grows throughout the month of January, reaching its peak in late February or March.

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Photo Science Selects Leica ALS70 as Markets for LiDAR Expand

Photo Science Selects Leica ALS70 as Markets for LiDAR Expand | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Photo Science has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP airborne laser scanner, bringing to four the total number of Leica LiDAR systems owned and operated by the Lexington, KY, ...
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Global Remote Sensing Technology Market 2011-2014 - Market Research Reports - Research and Markets

Global Remote Sensing Technology Market 2011-2014 - Market Research Reports - Research and Markets | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Remote Sensing Technology market to grow at a CAGR of 6.6 percent over the period 2011–2014.
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UltraCam at ASPRS 2012

UltraCam at ASPRS 2012 | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
If you’ve been following the blog and reading about the UltraCam Eagle “ultra-large” format digital aerial camera or the impressive new capabilities of UltraMap 3.0 (to be releas...
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AeroGRID Adds Aerial Imagery of Canada | GIS Industry News

AeroGRID Adds Aerial Imagery of Canada | GIS Industry News | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
AeroGRID has signed a data agreement with First Base Solutions, Canada’s leading provider of aerial photography and orthophoto mapping.
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North West/Valtus Announces Comprehensive Imagery Plan for the Province of Alberta

North West Geomatics Ltd. today announced the formalization of their plan for the acquisition of high resolution imagery for the entire Province of Alberta.
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Remote Sensing Data For Bridge Preservation Decision Making

Remote Sensing Data For Bridge Preservation Decision Making | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

3D optics and Thermal Infrared (IR) imagery are two innovative technologies that have the potential to not only improve the current methods of inspection practice, but also to help bridge inspectors have their bridge inspection data for future reference, preservation and decision making.


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South Australia 3D animation generated from aerial photogrammetry

Oulnina is one of the easternmost localities in South Australia, located just off the Barrier Highway in east South Australia and is about 300km north-northe...

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So what have the Romans ever done for us? - Irish Times

So what have the Romans ever done for us? - Irish Times | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

The Liari project will deploy advanced survey techniques in Dublin, Westmeath and Kilkenny to seek evidence for Roman sites. Robert Shaw, senior surveyor for the programme, describes aerial laser scanning, or Lidar, as one of the most important developments in archaeology over the last 10 years.

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Rangeland Monitoring Using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Scale and Resolution in Measuring Plant Community Structure

Rangeland Monitoring Using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Scale and Resolution in Measuring Plant Community Structure | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Society for Range Management Conference, Spokane, WA, 28 January to 03 February 2012

Ammon Boswell, Steven Petersen, Ryan Jensen, Danny Summers, and Jason Vernon

“Long-term rangeland monito...
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DHS looking for vendors to perform ‘remote sensing’ airborne photography

DHS looking for vendors to perform ‘remote sensing’ airborne photography | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

DHS is planning to spend up to $50 million to hire as many as four contractors to provide “aerial remote sensing” services, that will include taking photos from airborne sensors of homeland security missions and emergency incidents, processing those images and disseminating them throughout the department.


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IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Sponsors “Data Fusion Contest”

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