Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
USGS scientists, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Alaska Fairbanks, have mapped belowground permafrost in areas of Alaska that have been affected by wildfire, years-to-decades after the fires occurred. “There has been global concern for many years about the effects of the warming climate on high-latitude permafrost and its
Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Heavy city traffic contributes significantly to air pollution and health problems such as asthma, but University of Texas at Dallas researchers think another kind of traffic — data traffic — might help citizens better cope with pollution. “Online maps are accessed millions of times daily by people using computers and mobile devices to find the
Friday, March 4th, 2016
MALMO, SWEDEN — Mapillary, a community-based photomapping platform, today announced an $8 million Series A funding round led by Atomico, with participation from Sequoia, LDV Capital, and PlayFair. Anyone can contribute photos to the Mapillary platform and mobile app (available on iOS and Android) with a smartphone or action camera. The company’s computer vision software
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Irvine, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 – Hundreds of methane-emitting hot spots have been identified across the Los Angeles Basin, including a “clean ports” truck refueling facility near the Port of Long Beach, power plants, water treatment facilities, and cattle in Chino, according to new findings by the University of California, Irvine. Atmospheric scientists conducted a
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
Tel Aviv, Israel – February 23, 2016 — VisionMap, leading provider of aerial survey and mapping systems, has announced the upcoming release of LightSpeed 4.0, the newest version of its flagship photogrammetric processing suite. LightSpeed 4.0 includes several exciting new features, particularly in Dense DSM production. A new photogrammetric dense point cloud module has been introduced
Monday, February 22nd, 2016
The EEA report ‘Mapping and assessing the condition of Europe’s ecosystems: progress and challenges’ gives a snapshot of current ecosystem health in Europe. It identifies key gaps in data which are essential to properly assess the health of Europe’s many ecosystems.
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
The City of Depok, located in the West Java Province, Indonesia, has cemented its commitment to achieve smart city status by 2025 by leveraging state-of-the-art mapping technology to boost government efficiency and productivity.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
December 17, 2015 (Portland, Maine) — Dave Gallo, Oceanographer and Director of Special Projects at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will deliver the keynote “Beyond Titanic: The Pursuit of Tactical Oceanography” at International LiDAR Mapping Forum on Monday, February 22, 2016 in Denver. Dr. Gallo has been at the forefront of ocean exploration for over 25 years