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Monday, June 27th, 2016

CoreLogic Expands Location-Based Intelligence to Include Building Footprint Data

IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2016 – CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced today the expansion of its location-based intelligence data with the addition of structure footprint information to its other parcel and property characteristics data offerings. CoreLogic Structure Footprint enables accurate roof-top geocoding and identifies the location

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Better Information is Needed to Understand Extreme Weather

Scientists need more credible and relevant information to help communities become more resilient. Researchers need improved techniques to be able to understand why the climate is changing, and the part humans play in this process, according to Professor Peter Stott, who leads the Climate Monitoring and Attribution team at the Met Office and is also

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

South Tyneside Council Takes to the Air to Police Planning Permissions with Bluesky Aerial Photomaps

Leicestershire, UK, 15 June 2016 – English local authority South Tyneside Council is using the latest digital aerial survey data from Bluesky to update essential Council records and inform decision making. By comparing the new photography with previous imagery, officers are even able to identify potential breaches of planning permission and land encroachment. Flown in 2015

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Michael Baker Takes Lead in GIS for Next Generation 9-1-1, Partners With Orleans Parish Communication District, LAGIC on Innovative Technology

PITTSBURGH, PA – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced a partnership with the Orleans Parish Communication District (OPCD) and Louisiana Geographic Information Center (LAGIC) to supply the Michael Baker International DataMark™ DX geospatial data software to support the GIS data component of the existing 9-1-1 operations and

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Wanted: Mobile Apps to Handle Big Data from Space

An array of Earth observation satellites, including the Sentinels involved in Europe’s Copernicus programme, collect untold amounts of data as they circle our planet. This high-resolution imagery and further information on climates and environments present tremendous potential in overcoming some of the biggest challenges of our time. Thanks to new developments in big data, cloud

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Six Years After Deepwater Horizon Spill Still Looking for Answers

It’s been six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico and scientists are still working to understand how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean. The incident, which occurred in April 2010, is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in history. University of Delaware’s Helga Huntley is

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Farmobile Announces Data Store and Fees to Farmers

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 8, 2016—Farmobile, the farm data company, today launched the Farmobile Data Store. Farmers now have the freedom to sell their agronomic and machine data to vetted third parties on their own terms. The Farmobile Data Store makes fair, secure farm data transactions possible for the very first time. Farmobile is seeding the Data Store

Monday, March 28th, 2016

GOES-R Satellite Could Provide Better Data for Hurricane Prediction

The launch of the GOES-R geostationary satellite in October 2016 could herald a new era for predicting hurricanes, according to Penn State researchers. The wealth of information from this new satellite, at time and space scales not previously possible, combined with advanced statistical hurricane prediction models, could enable more accurate predictions in the future. “For

Monday, March 14th, 2016

What level of interaction do we expect from maps, apps and geospatial experiences?

The evolution of mapping and geospatial information from 2D maps to interactive applications and finally to virtual reality (VR) experiences is one that is ongoing and yet each of these modes of delivery and interaction will be advancing in parallel for a very long time. It’s not an evolution where subsequent forms have replaced all

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Managing the Data Deluge for National Security Analysts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., November 19, 2015 — After a disaster or national tragedy, bits of information often are found afterward among vast amounts of available data that might have mitigated or even prevented what happened, had they been recognized ahead of time.

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