Tag Archives: image 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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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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Street-Level Remote Sensing

The geospatial community is abuzz with discussions concerning the growing abundance of remotely-sensed data–specifically, how improvements in recent years to the spatial, spectral, and temporal resolution of geospatial data intrinsically create opportunities to conduct more detailed analysis.  Many speculate what … 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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The Ever Changing Landscape

Looking around at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we can see changes everywhere. The landscape has changed on all scales for many of our eastern states after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the New Jersey coast on October 29th. One … 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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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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Measuring Impervious Surfaces with Free Government Data

Thanks to all of you who tuned in to my Using Free Government Data and Remote Sensing to Create a More Powerful GIS webinar last week!  We had a great turnout and many good questions.  One topic that I briefly … 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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