Author Archives: rlasica

Et Voila!

Yes, Landsat had a good run – great in fact – and in the coming years I am certain we will all continue to consume and learn from all the great imagery that was collected over the course of decades.  … Continue reading

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Email Alerts for Remotely Sensed Changes – Using web enabled services to change the world for the better!

What do you think when you hear about displaced Mashco-Piro Indians, vanishing wildlife, and starving woodpeckers?   All are direct results of illegal logging. The story, “Eyes in the sky aim to cut down illegal logging” (Reuters) caught my eye as … 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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An Efficient Remote Sensing Solution

What’s glossy, full of colors, says 1000 words without a single letter, and is stacked 20 inches high on my desk? Imagery magazines! I love a good read and when a colleague arrived at my door with an armload of … Continue reading

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Multiple Data Modalities: Fusion not Confusion

While I am truly a great advocate of the phrase, “two head’s are better than one”, and might even expand the idea that “three are better than two”; when it comes to geospatial data I recognize it is a great … Continue reading

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GIS Trends & Topics: MidAmerica Geospatial Symposium

As I sit here planning a trip to Kansas City to attend the biennial MidAmerica GIS Symposium, I am poring over the meeting collateral, program schedule, and course descriptions and trying to find the best way to highlight how imagery … Continue reading

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Data, data everywhere…

Cyber-green. Has that term been coined? If not, I am excited to do so here as my first contribution to the Imagery Speaks blog. Think of this: repurposing data you already have, or using new approaches to extract meaningful information … Continue reading

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