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GIS-Pro 2016 Call for Presentations

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GIS-Pro 2016: URISA’s 54th Annual Conference October 31-November 3, 2016 Toronto, Ontario The GIS-Pro 2016 Conference Committee invites your presentation proposals for URISA’s 2016 Conference in Toronto. This year’s conference will once again bring together an international audience of your peers to present, discuss, analyze, and share their experiences, insights, solutions and yes, frustrations in the geospatial arena. Help us get the dialogue going. ...

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Join the 2016 Geodesign Summit, January 27-28

Geodesign Summit

Urbanization, globalization, extreme weather – these are complex problems that cannot be solved by one person or even one nation. This year Esri focuses on Geodesign as a tool for collaborative planning and design, a method for helping work across scales and disciplines to find design solutions that improve lives and the environment. Join the 2016 Geodesign Summit, January 27-28, to ...

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Download ArcGIS Earth for free .. It’s now released!

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Announced last summer at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, the first version of ArcGIS Earth is now available to download. ArcGIS Earth is a lightweight, easy-to-use 64-bit Windows desktop app that enables anyone in your organization to easily view and explore 2D and 3D data including KML and ArcGIS services, whether behind a firewall or over the ...

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GeoSage Releases Enhanced Software Tools to Rapidly Analyse Popular Landsat-8 Imagery

GeoSage Releases Enhanced Software Tools to Rapidly Analyse Popular Landsat-8 Imagery

Sydney, Australia – 5 January 2016: GeoSage’s software tool, Spectral Transformer for Landsat-8 Imagery, has recently been enhanced to include new functions towards automated image feature extraction. This is built upon the existing tool that with 2 simple button clicks, a user is able to rapidly perform  image band combinations, image stretching and image pan-sharpening, and produce colorful, detail-rich imagery ...

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OpenAerialMap : a catalog of openly licensed satellite and UAV imagery

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Development Seeds is launching OpenAerialMap : a beta catalog of openly licensed satellite and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imagery . OpenAerialMap (OAM) is a set of tools for searching, sharing, and using openly licensed satellite and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imagery. Built on top of the Open Imagery Network (OIN), OpenAerialMap is an open service that will provide search and ...

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Happy new year from space

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ESA astronaut Tim Peake wishes Earth a happy new year from the International Space Station. Tim is spending six months in space to maintain the Space Station and run experiments for scientists on Earth. His Principia mission will see him perform over 30 experiments for European scientists alone.

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ArcGIS 10.4 prerelease is now available

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  ArcGIS 10.4 prerelease software is now available for qualified customers. With this prerelease software you can test and explore a variety of exciting new capabilities coming with ArcGIS 10.4 early next year, including publishing vector tile packages created with ArcGIS Pro 1.2 beta, an improved experience for setting up a highly available portal with Portal for ArcGIS, new tools ...

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NASA satellite images show China as the most polluted country in the world

NASA satellite images show China as the most polluted country in the world

NASA satellite images show China as one of the most polluted countries in the world According to NASA, China has seen a dramatic increase in pollution in the past decade On Dec. 19, Beijing issued its second red alert for pollution in a month A thick layer of smog covers Beijing, the capital of China China, the world’s growing manufacturing ...

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Google Plus Codes: A Geocoder based on Open Location Code

Google Plus Codes: A Geocoder based on Open Location Code

Google has just made easy identifying hard-to-find locations across the globe. Google Search and Maps are now updated with support for Open Location Code or Plus Codes. These simple strings are made up of six or seven letters and numbers. They will prove quite handy for finding locations that don’t have specific street addresses.

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