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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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Building your remote sensing curriculum and labs

My blog posts this year have focused a lot on the growth that I’m seeing in remote sensing programs at colleges and universities.  Programs that have focused on image processing are adding new data types such as LiDAR and SAR.  … Continue reading

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Summer Geospatial Workshops Gearing Up

The calendar may indicate that spring is just underway, but here at VIS we are already gearing up to support a range of summer workshops.  I’ve written past blog posts here and here about NSERC, which we have supported for … Continue reading

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Is Your University Investing in Remote Sensing?

I recently came across a post in Geospatial World that confirmed what I’ve been surmising in my role as Academic Program Manager at Exelis VIS.  I have gathered quite a bit of anecdotal data over the years that there is … 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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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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