Monthly Archives: July 2012

Landsat is 40 and Still Groovy.

My colleague Chris Davis shared this video from Wired with me today. It’s so much fun to watch. I’m just getting back from the Esri International Users Conference where the 40th anniversary of Landsat (ERTS) was widely celebrated. At the … Continue reading

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Military Image Analysis Applications in an Uncertain Economy

I’m at the ESRI UC for the first time this year and in preparation I have been looking into Image Analysis functionality with regards to Military Applications. There is an enormous amount of software and functionality out there that is … Continue reading

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Educating Future Geospatial Analysts

A few weeks ago, Mark Bowersox enlightened us on what is a PED.  He also asked what TLA (three letter acronyms) confuse us.  While I don’t find it confusing, EDU is a three letter string that is often on my … Continue reading

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LiDAR Feature Extraction and Geospatial Analysis

In just a few days I’ll be at the 2012 Esri International User Conference and I’m looking forward to seeing what new LiDAR applications and methods everyone is buzzing about.  Recently, I’ve seen the growing use of LiDAR data across … Continue reading

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Record Temperatures & Wildfire Risk

Thanks to recent rain along the Front Range, mountains, and plains of Colorado, the image below represents what we hope is behind us as a very early and robust fire season in CO and the Western US. The image below … Continue reading

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Image Analysis on Mobile, Enterprise, & Desktop

I usually end my blog posts with a question, this week I’m starting out with one.  What does it mean to have image analysis on mobile, enterprise, and the desktop?  I’m going to give you my answer in this posting, … Continue reading

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What Can You Do With 40 Years of Imagery?

A colleague recently pointed me to an interesting video on NASA’s YouTube page, cleverly titled “What Doesn’t Stay in Vegas? Sprawl.”  This video shows the rapid expansion of Las Vegas between 1972 and 2010.  The video comprises 38 years worth … Continue reading

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