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Use of Drones in GIS - GIS Lounge

Use of Drones in GIS - GIS Lounge | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or “drone technology,” is a very hot topic amongst several disciplines, most of which are held together with the linchpin, GIS. They are one of the newest and most innovative tools to be considered for commercial use. They survey data in less time, using fewer natural [...]
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Location Tracking Using RFID

Location Tracking Using RFID | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
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With the spatial awareness , the rules of the marketing game is changing 

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ISRIC SoilGrids1km visualisation and distribution website

ISRIC SoilGrids1km visualisation and distribution website | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
SoilGrids1km is a collection of updatable soil property and clas$
ISRIC - World Soil Information as a result of international collaboration
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I would like to introduce you the newly global coverage of soils grid at 1km ground resolution (online since August 29th 2014). 

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New NASA Probe Will Study Earth’s Forests in 3-D

New NASA Probe Will Study Earth’s Forests in 3-D | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
A laser-based instrument will provide a 3-D view of Earth’s forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle.
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Lidar has the unique ability to peer into the tree canopy to precisely measure the height and internal structure of the forest at the fine scale required to accurately estimate their carbon content.

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Smartphones and the Uncertain Future of 'Spatial Thinking'

Smartphones and the Uncertain Future of 'Spatial Thinking' | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Navigation apps are transforming the way we experience urban environments, for better and for worse.
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Like any technology, digital maps are changing our brains as well as our behavior. 

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As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us? | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
As world population projections soar, there are rising concerns about the impact billions more people will have on the planet.
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Between the Poles: Multi-disciplinary interoperability standards for the convergence of BIM, 3D and geospatial

Between the Poles: Multi-disciplinary interoperability standards for the convergence of BIM, 3D and geospatial | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
At the ISO/TC 59 Plenary Week in Toronto this week, a day long collaboration session was organized by ISO/TC 59, buildingSMART, and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). This is a major milestone for the development of standards as a foundation...
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Vricon Satellite Data Services

The Vricon system is unique in its ability to rapidly and automatically produce high-resolution geospatial 3D data for large areas of interest based on aeria...
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It needs only the satellite image series to extract 3D image data  for large areas in the world without DEM, GPC or any other auxiliary data !

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What is the Difference Between a Heat Map and a Hot Spot Map?

What is the Difference Between a Heat Map and a Hot Spot Map? | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it

While they look similar and the terms are often used interchangeably, heat maps and hot spot maps are not identical processes.  Both processes are used to visualize geographic data in order to show areas where a higher density or cluster of activity occurs.

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Best Practices for Successful GIS Data Management

Best Practices for Successful GIS Data Management | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Lowell Ballard, Director of Geospatial Solutions for Timmons Group, shares some of his experience on managing GIS data and growing a GIS program.      In my twelve years at Timmons Group, an interesting observation in many organizations that we have worked with is how GIS is managed and governed as an asset. Often, organizations [...]
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The Map Academy › Online Mapping for Beginners

The Map Academy › Online Mapping for Beginners | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Learn to create maps on the web and visualize geospatial data
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Yo need only to a desire to learn !

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Drone Mapping and Selecting Your First UAS ... err ... UAV... err... drone... err | AnyGeo - GIS, Maps, Mobile and Social Location Technology

Drone Mapping and Selecting Your First UAS ... err ... UAV... err... drone... err | AnyGeo - GIS, Maps, Mobile and Social Location Technology | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Ah yes, to drone or not to drone... Selecting one's first drone errr UAV errr UAS can be a little daunting. Do you purchase from a local dealer who can guide
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Between the Poles: First infrastructure standard based on a common BIM/geospatial model released

Between the Poles: First infrastructure standard based on a common BIM/geospatial model released | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
There are several initiatives underway to develop multi-disciplinary interoperability standards for the convergence of BIM, 3D and geospatial. The first BIM standard based on a common conceptual model shared between the BIM and geospatial worlds has just been released for...
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LandscapAR augmented reality - Google Play'de Android Uygulamaları

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Visualization has never been so much fun.

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DEM comparison: SRTM 3 vs. ASTER GDEM v2 - Digital Geography

DEM comparison: SRTM 3 vs. ASTER GDEM v2 - Digital Geography | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
The new SRTM will be released soon. See here why the ASTER DEM was not succesfull by comparing it to the old SRTM 90m DEM in Mongolia: digital-geography.com
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Dynamic Heatmaps for the Web.

Dynamic Heatmaps for the Web. | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Create beautiful heatmap data visualizations with heatmap.js
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Create beautiful heatmap data visualizations with heatmap.jsap 

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Good and bad news for our atmosphere

Good and bad news for our atmosphere | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Using this method, the scientists were able to better see where and when carbon dioxide was emitted.
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Using this method, the scientists were able to better see where and when carbon dioxide was emitted. 

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A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live

A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
Where do you live? Health specialists think that simple question could make a difference in how doctors prevent and treat diseases for individuals. That's expanding its storied role in public health.
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Opinion Piece: The Future of GIS - GIS Lounge

Opinion Piece: The Future of GIS - GIS Lounge | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
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Yes, you can do a Photoshop course and be a basic graphic designer, but that doesn’t kill the photography or the graphic design profession. In the same way, basic GIS course will lead to basic GIS technicians, but there’s so much more to know; to really understand the Geography, and to decipher what the user is viewing. 

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Between the Poles: Distributed processing with noSQL databases enables fast geoprocessing of big spatial data

Between the Poles: Distributed processing with noSQL databases enables fast geoprocessing of big spatial data | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
I was lucky enough to attend the High Performance Geoprocessing Symposium in Ottawa. It is amazing how far some very exciting geospatial projects focused on "big spatial data" under the LocationTech umbrella have come in the last few years. If...
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Earthing in electrical network - purpose, methods and measurement | EEP

Earthing in electrical network - purpose, methods and measurement | EEP | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
The earth is the most omnipresent conductive surface, and so it was adopted in the very beginnings of electrical distribution systems as a nearly
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Measuring Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen Dioxide Trends with Remote Sensing

Measuring Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen Dioxide Trends with Remote Sensing | GeoTechnologist | Scoop.it
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Another approaches to measuring  Greenhouse Gases

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GIS 4 Geomorphology | Geomorphometry of Landforms with GIS

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The site provides a set of how-to instructions on many things Geoscientists want to do with GIS

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