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Bluesky Aerial Maps Help Assess Risk of Flash Floods

Aerial photography from Bluesky is being used to identify changes in sediment movement in upland river courses, to help assess the risk of flash flooding. In research centred on the English Lake District National Park, the imagery is helping map region-wide river erosion and sedimentation patterns. Using a Geographical Information System (GIS), Bluesky’s aerial maps, dating...

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3D GIS technology: Australia’s renewable energy future

With most coal and gas power stations slated for retirement over the next 15 years, Australia’s hills and mountains provide the ideal backdrop for a 100 per cent renewable solution. 3D GIS technology is helping a team from the Australian National University map a solution that could change the landscape of Australia’s energy...

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DAT/EM: 30 Years of Success

In 1987, a group of photogrammetric professionals envisioned a product that would bridge the gap between a stereoplotter and the budding world of digital mapping.

The group formed the company DAT/EM® Systems International and started selling a product, DAT/EM Capture for AutoCAD, which quickly took over the market. It was adopted...

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INTERGEO 2017: Topics that get the geo-IT sector noticed

The 2017 INTERGEO season is underway, with a programme fully reflecting its long-standing key focus – “Knowledge and action for planet Earth”. Once again in 2017, the leading international trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management’s hot topics will highlight ground-breaking developments and projects of a dynamic geo-IT sector.

With COPERNICUS, as one of its...
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