Tag Archives: geospatial

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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Distributed Geospatial Services. This time it’s for real.

I want to talk about a topic that is both timely and timeless for our community: realizing the promise of Distributed Geospatial Services. Timely because this shift has been undergoing a resurgence (first by Google and more recently by Esri) … Continue reading

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Apps – What’s in a Name?

Talk of Apps and App Stores is ubiquitous in the Defense and Intelligence domain where I spend most of my time.  But what do we really mean when we talk about an App? In the commercial world, we’ve seen wide … Continue reading

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GIS in the New Forest

A couple of weekends ago, just before the warmth of summer finally disappeared, the family and I decided to head down to the New Forest, which I believe is the largest tract of unclosed heathland and forest in the heavily populated … 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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Leveraging the Enterprise for Rapid Technology Insertion

Like many of my colleagues, I am packing my bags and heading to Orlando for the 2012 GEOINT Symposium.  In fact, I’ll be at the show by the time this posting goes live. While getting things organized to go, I … Continue reading

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