Monthly Archives: January 2012

International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2012

Last week I attended the ILMF show just down the road in Denver, CO.  One of the big topics at the show was the National Enhanced Elevation Project (NEEP).  This project is sponsored by organizations such as NDEP, USGS, NGA, … Continue reading

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Georeferencing vs. Georectification vs. Geocoding

I posted recently about confusion in the geospatial community around the terms DSM, DEM, and DTM.  Another set of terms that are used in different ways by different people are those that refer to the geo information associated with an … Continue reading

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January Image of the Month: First look at Pléiades 1A data

On December 22 CNES, the French space agency, published excerpts from the first images returned by its new Pléiades 1A sensor, launched December 17, 2011 by Soyouz.  Pléiades 1A was designed and built by Astrium GEO-Information Services for CNES.  Astrium … Continue reading

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Defining the Enterprise

In a recent internal presentation, I attempted to define the Enterprise in terms of our products. We’ve been in the desktop software business for more than 30 years, and now we’re delivering Enterprise-level solutions as well.  And like all things, … Continue reading

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Monitoring Changes on the Earth’s Surface

Happy New Year! While sitting in the New York subway over the holiday waiting for my Queens-bound train to come in, I was reading an article about climate change and new ways to monitor changes on the Earth’s surface.  The … Continue reading

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