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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Cartography of Earth Platinum – World’s Largest Atlas

The book Earth Platinum is a unique cartographic Atlas – and large. The book defies the imagination with images the size of walls. The project involved many challenges and new approaches from tools to editing to production. V1 Magazine editor Jeff Thurston discussed the project with Gordon Cheers, Managing Director at Millennium House, the publisher of the Atlas. 

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

How Are Geospatial Technologies Impacting the Agriculture Industry?

World population is poised to expand to 8.3 billion by 2030. An extra one billion tonnes of cereals will be needed by that time – in comparison to total 2011 world production of 2.3 billion tonnes. Water systems are currently under stress from numerous factors and urbanization is depleting the presence of the most productive

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

GIS Advances in the City of Goteborg, Sweden

The City of Goteborg in Sweden is developing a portal for citizen use and information distribution. Geographic information system (GIS) technology is a key contributor to that effort. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Eric Jeansson, GIS-manager/City Planning Authority/Gothenburg City to learn more about the initiative and how the city is advancing the use of GIS

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

What Does It Mean to Be a GIS ‘Champion’?

Geographic information system (GIS) development and applications often include a ‘Champion’ – someone that drives the project forward. While we might visualise someone holding a gold plated badge over their head like Rocky did in the movie, the fact is, anyone can be a GIS Champion. Such individuals focus on the project, attempting to ensure smooth

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

How Do Geographic Information, Mapping and GIS Connect with News Media Today?

News Media  today are evolving to include more geographic related information into a continuous news stream that is globally live. The origins of stories and breaking news events are being plugged into both professional and consumer oriented tools and technologies. A digital conduit strings together rapidly innovating tools, historical information with current happenings, whose ingredients

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Rolta Makes a Commitment to Open Geospatial Standards

Open Geospatial Consortium standards form the foundation of many large geospatial service companies, because of the many benefits. The OGC recently interviewed Mr. K.K. Singh, chairman, Rolta Group of Companies about their commitment to this strategy, and provided the interview for publication here.

Friday, May 13th, 2011

How Do Satellite Images and Airborne Imagery Relate to Agriculture and Forestry?

Satellite and aerial imagery play a significant role in modern day agricultural production and forest related activities. Advances in image sensors help to identify and delineate landscape level food production not only in different ways, but more quickly and effectively than before – and at higher resolutions. Image processing software supports these sensors, providing greater

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Interview: German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management (DVW)

The German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management (DVW) is a large national organisation dedicated to furthering the professional prospects of the 8800 member surveying community. It accomplishes this task through local, national and international meetings, participation and dialogue. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston recently interviewed the President of the DVW, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Friedrich

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Interview: GIS Supports Airports Around the Globe

Airports are changing around the globe. New technologies and economic pressures are causing them to evaluate their operations and to become more responsive and efficient. Geographic information systems (GIS) are helping to meet that challenge, proving to be helpful throughout airport operations both inside and outside terminals and including air operations. Vector1 Media editor Jeff

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Are GIS for Airports More Closely Linked to 3D Digital City Models Than We Realise?

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are increasingly being used for airport management. They integrate runway operations, advertising spaces, emergency services and provide valuable functions for construction and general airport infrastructure management – airports are small cities. The goal of these city-like places may connect more closely to urban planning and wider economic factors for major cities

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