Tag Archives: geospatial analysis

Exelis brings fun, games, and veterans assistance to Esri® this year!

We’re bringing something new to this years’ Esri® International User Conference. In an effort to educate more GIS users about the value of the information contained in geospatial imagery we have designed some interactive, touch-screen games. These games are designed … Continue reading

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Enabling Soldiers with Geospatial Applications

Image analysis in its current state is mostly performed at the desktop level. In this type of model Geospatial Intelligence (or GEOINT) needs are passed to a set of GIS analysts who retrieve the relevant data, perform the requested analysis, … Continue reading

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Converging at ASPRS

The theme of the recent annual conference of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) in Baltimore was “Confluence by the Bay–A Gathering of Geospatial Insights.”  Per the conference organizers, the theme was chosen to highlight the synergy … Continue reading

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Clouds Within The Cloud

The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) begins its three day technical conference and exhibition next week, during which key players and experts in the LiDAR industry will descend on Denver to showcase the latest advances in airborne, mobile, and bathymetric … 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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Sequestration & the Advantage of COTS Software

In recent years, remotely-sensed data and easy-to-use geospatial analysis tools have become more widely available.  This increased access  has increased our nation’s ability to accurately perform complex target and change detection processes and support  the war fighter community and natural … Continue reading

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Thank You Emergency Responders/Monster Slayers of Franken-Disaster!

Image Courtesy of NOAA If you’re like me – you probably have friends and family on the East coast who were recently affected by Hurricane Sandy aka: “Frankenstorm”. In fact, on my Facebook page today, my friend Dave in Manhattan … Continue reading

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Mitigating the spread of Ash Dieback

The newswires have been alive over the last few days with the news that Ash Dieback disease has now arrived in the United   Kingdom.  This devastating disease destroyed 90% of Denmark’s trees and already 100,000 in the UK; it … Continue reading

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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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The Value of LiDAR in Remote Sensing

Value: “The importance or preciousness of something”. New information, innovation, and discovery – these are things of value. And whether we are improving upon products and processes we already employ, or we develop a new way to look at the … Continue reading

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