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Earth Observation Represents a $43 Billion Opportunity Over Next 10 Years

NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 8th Edition report, released yesterday, projects data, value-added services, information products, and big data analytics…

MDA signs contracts for RADARSAT-2 information

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company,…

Seeing Through Wildfire Smoke in Fort McMurray, Alberta with Infrared Imaging

Images of the massive wildfire that engulfed Fort McMurray, Alberta earlier this year have been seared into our collective consciousness.…

Airbus Defense And Space Signs Deal with Vancouver’s 3v Geomatics

Airbus Defense and Space and 3v Geomatics Inc. (3v Geomatics) signed a multi-year agreement that will provide 3v Geomatics with…

Thinking About Geomatics: How to Find the Right Device for Data Collection

Finding the right device for data collection I was at CNAM recently and a number of discussions reminded me of…

NetCDF: a growing standard for encoding georeferenced data in binary form

Recently, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced an extension to the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard that specifies how…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…

An API for the World’s Weather & Climate Data

Planet OS is excited to announce the launch of our first API designed specifically for geospatial and Earth observation data.…

June Seo: Geomatics Engineering Student at NAIT & GoGeomatics Edmonton Group Leader

GoGeomatics Canada is pleased to introduce June Seo to the community. She is one of the great new group leaders…

Transport Canada encourages new drone users to learn rules before flying

With popular holiday gift comes great responsibility OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ – Drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles,…

Archaeology & UAV: AG-Wing has covered 41,250 Acres in Easter Island

AG-Wing small unmanned aerial system has covered the whole Easter Island in about a week, 41,250 acres in the southeastern…

Ground Truthing

In the world of Remote Sensing, one of the key concepts is ground truthing. This has both a positional component,…