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Book Review: Two Trees Make a Forest

Written by: Jessica J. Lee We can’t travel at the moment but this book might just be the next best…

International Geospatial Briefing for November 2nd: Scottish Geospatial Network Integrator; Tracking Banana diseases using aerial imagery; Lidar data for faster building engineering and architecture; China’s 31st launch of 2020

New support to grow Scottish geospatial sector Although Scotland location-based sector is thriving, Scottish Enterprise’s research has revealed that further…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for August 31st: Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2; Everest survey succeeds; Underwater heat blob growing in the Arctic; China Launches Beidou; Amazonian Tribe Applies Location Intelligence

Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2 Contract from Civil Engineering Contractor EKFB Trimble and Totalmobile have developed the first cloud-based vehicle…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for March 11th: Autonomous cars; Hong Kong spatial data; smart phone data; YGP Award

Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? That is…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 3rd: Chinese data collection; Digital Globe and AWS; Open Data Institute; UK Geospatial Commission

China collects data from foreign car firms More than 200 car makers selling electric vehicles in China — including Tesla,…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for June 4th: Free Sentinal-2 images; GEO Business; Hexagon and Klau Geomatics; Gaofen-6; Galileo second generation

ESRI users will receive Sentinel-2 Image Services free  Imagery from the Earth Observation Satellite Sentinel-2 is available through the Living…

Your Global Location Technology Briefing for May 8th: Copernicus, Smart Cities, Cambridge Analytica, EarthTime, Landsat & half a quarter of a billion dollars of geospatial contracts

These stories are making waves in world geospatial news. The dark side of smart cities, a possible pay-wall for Landsat…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

PlanetSAT 15 L8: the new up-to-date, homogeneous and natural colour imagery base map with 15-meter resolution.

The French company PlanetObserver, specialized in imagery base map production for more than 25 years, announced the coverage of more…