Author Archives: brianfarrexelisvis

Crowd Sourcing of Imagery

A couple of years ago, builders unearthed a massive deposit of Mammoth’s and other long extinct mammals in Snowmass CO.  Citizens were able to volunteer to be part of the excavation and effort and as you can imagine grabbing a … Continue reading

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NSERC Student Airborne Research Program

Exelis VIS was once again happy to support the National Suborbital Education and Research Center (NSERC) Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) over the summer.  NASA personnel and faculty from various US universities create and host the program each summer in … Continue reading

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Continuing Education with Remote Sensing

In my role as the Academic Program Manager at Exelis VIS, I have the privilege of working with educators from different types of academic institutions.  In any given week I will work with large public universities, private colleges and community … 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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VISualize 2012: Tracking Pine Beetle Forest Destruction

In my previous post, I talked about VISualize 2012 which we hosted at the World Wildlife Foundation in Washington DC.  The conference recently wrapped up and there were some great presentations about everything from crop management to declining arctic sea … Continue reading

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VISualize 2012: Climate Change & Environmental Monitoring

If you’re like me you probably have the occasion to attend conferences and trade shows throughout the year and learn how imagery and data are used in a variety of ways across industries.   But where can you learn about Mapping … Continue reading

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