Category Archives: imagery

National Map’s Historical Topographic Map Collection – 178,000 historical topographic maps of the US

TweetHere’s a fabulous digital archive with tens of thousands of maps for your viewing and printing pleasure! Available in time for the Fourth of July and able to be accessed on all digital devices, the USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer brings to … Continue reading

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Webinar Tip – Take Your Data to New Visualization Levels

TweetHere’s details of a webinar of interest from Golden Software taking place this week at 2 times… Create stunning, multidimensional images by combining the functionality of Golden Software’s powerful visualization programs. Details – The Voxler Compatibility Webinar will demonstrate the … Continue reading

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CrowdSourcing Imagery to Help Find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

TweetA couple of efforts have been announced to help scour the vast collection of recently collected imagery for any sign of Flight 370 that may have been recorded by a data collection sensor. DigitalGlobe has a service known as Tomnod … Continue reading

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Lizardtech Announces Express Server 9 with ExpressZip and 10 Cool things

TweetThis week, Seattle-based Lizardtech, the experts in image compression, have rolled out Express Server 9. After 10 years in development, Express Server at R9 boasts a painless, automated upgrade process for users [think upgrade in minutes while retaining all of … Continue reading

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Visit Curtin University Australia via virtual 3D model

TweetAn impressive virtual 3D model flies you around the Curtin University campus (Australia) created with aero3Dpr. About the project…  Based on advanced aerial photogrammetry techniques, aero3Dpro is a 3D modeling service from Australian mapping and survey company AEROmetrex.  The unprecedented … Continue reading

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Sanborn Map Company Purchases Visual Intelligence iOne n-Oblique Sensor System Solution

TweetHouston-based Visual Intelligenc eannounced today that Sanborn Map Company’s extensive evaluation of Visual Intelligence’s iOne n-Oblique Sensor System Solution for oblique and 3D imaging has resulted in a purchase. Sanborn is the first customer to deploy this new and innovative … Continue reading

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DigitalGlobe First Look Webinar – Essential Imagery for First Responders

TweetOver the past week while the massive flood was occurring in Colorado you may have heard DigitalGlobe touting a service called FirstLook – given that the floods were basically taking place right in the backyard of DigitalGlobe HQ I have … Continue reading

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Spectral Transformer tool sets for Landsat-8 imagery from Geosage

TweetLandsat-8 captures more than 400 scenes per day, and as of early June 2013 more than 20,000 scenes are already available. New from Geosage, free tools for working with Landsat 8 imagery. GeoSage has released Spectral Transformer tool sets for … Continue reading

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Imagery of Moore, Oklahoma before and after May 20 tornado

TweetThe Pléiades satellites, operated and built by Astrium have captured images of Moore, Oklahoma, which clearly shows the devastation caused by the massive tornado that swept through the region on May 20, 2013.  By comparing today’s image with an image … Continue reading

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Your Very Own Balloon Mapping Kit from PublicLab

TweetBalloon mapping, you’ve seen and heard about this cool, crowd-sourced effort to capture aerial imagery and low-altitude aerial photography. Well now, thanks to PublicLab (an awesome effort) you can buy your very own balloon mapping kit for just $95. These … Continue reading

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Webinar Tip – Serving Geospatial Imagery Doesn’t Have to be so Hard

TweetHere’s details of another webinar coming from the Seattle-based crew at LizardTech – “Effortless: Serving Geospatial Imagery Doesn’t Have to be so Hard”. This free event is scheduled to run live online Tuesday April 2 starting at 11 AM PDF … Continue reading

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USDA Forest Service, NASA forest disturbance monitoring tool ForWarn

TweetA new data-rich resource from the USDA – ForWarn is a satellite-based forest disturbance monitoring system for the conterminous US. It delivers new forest change products every eight days and provides tools for attributing abnormalities to insects, disease, wildfire, storms, … Continue reading

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