Tag Archives: ArcGIS

ENVI and ArcGIS: An Example of Moving Beyond Interoperability

In the geospatial industry, the term “interoperability” has become a bit of a buzz word over the last several years.  Interoperability is very simply defined as the ability of diverse systems to work together.  At a high level, I consider … Continue reading

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Image Analysis: Making the Most of Your Time at the Shore

If hand digitizing geographic features is the bane of a GIS technician’s existence, tasking someone to manually delineate ephemeral features of say, the banks of the Mississippi River, is downright inhumane.  But someone has to do it; maintaining accurate extents … Continue reading

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ENVI Geoservices and ArcGIS® Online – A New Paradigm for Image Analytics

The development and release of ArcGIS® Online by Esri® ushered in a new era of GIS access and availability. ArcGIS Online allows organizations and individuals to manage and display their map data on the internet via an easy-to-use interface. This … Continue reading

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COTS Solutions for DOD Organizations

As the DoD continues to develop ways to increase agility for forward deployed military personnel, the need to provide better intelligence will increase. War fighters need both basic situational awareness, as well as a better understanding of the relationship among … Continue reading

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Easy Access to Imagery and Analytics in your Geospatial Lab

As a new year and a new college semester kick into gear, I wanted to highlight the use of imagery in geospatial science and technology programs.  Esri ArcGIS is probably the most ubiquitous software tool in the geospatial education programs.  … Continue reading

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Integrating LiDAR Analysis into your GIS

With the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) coming to Denver next month, I think it’s important to revisit the value that LiDAR brings to the GIS user. According to Wikipedia, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing … Continue reading

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ArcGIS® and ENVI Interoperability Tips

What does it look like when you combine the raw power of two of the industry’s leading software platforms into one giant super-tool? In my mind, not unlike a cartoon episode where all of the heroes’ respective vehicles combine into one … Continue reading

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