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An Automated Solution for Vegetation Mapping

With its 27 member states, the European Union (EU) has some 12 million farmers who strive to reliably produce crops to feed about 500 million consumers, while simultaneously protecting the environment. 


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GIS Trends Survey

GIS began to take off in the early 1980s when software-makers integrated mapping into computer-aided technology.


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KBM, Inc. Expands Aerial Mapping Services Using Leica Technology

State-of-the-art integrated solution enables engineering and photogrammetry firm to provide clients with cost-effective, high-resolution LiDAR and digital imagery for projects of all sizes.


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Unmanned Aerial Systems Survey Available for Download

 Aerial Services completed a market survey of existing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in September 2012 and then updated it in May 2014. 


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Storing GIS Applications in the Public Cloud

Spatial data is implicitly storage-intensive, and therein lies the rub, to paraphrase Shakespeare. 


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FAA Names Six Test Sites For Drones

 Six test sites for unmanned aerial systems (drones) have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. 


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University of North Dakota Approved for UAS Testing

 According to dakotastudent.com, the University of North Dakota has been approved to start researching unmanned aircraft systems.


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Texas Military Forces utilize sextants and centuries old surveying techniques

Texas Military Forces utilizes methods used by Lewis and Clark at Camp Mabry
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Mapping buried fiber cable in Columbia County Georgia

The GIS Department in Columbia County, Ga., is mapping buried fiber cables as fast as its field crews can walk—even under tree canopy. 


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Federal Agencies to Brief MAPPS Members on Geospatial Contracting Opportunities

The annual MAPPS Federal Programs Conference will include presentations by federal agencies, the Obama Administration, and members of Congress, Apr. 1-2. 


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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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