Monthly Archives: September 2016
Dr. Joachim Rix – INTERGEO Opinion Leader Talk
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Dr. Joachim Rix, Competence Center Spatial Information Management at Fraunhofer IGD, speaks about the project “Smarticipiate” and his congress block at INTERGEO in Hamburg.
Safety Test of World’s Longest Glass Bridge
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The world's highest and longest glass bridge, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, opened to the public on Aug. 20, 2016. It offers a way to enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon — if you dare to walk on it!
First Data from ESA’s Gaia Mission
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The first intermediate data release, containing, among other things, three-dimensional positions and two dimensional motions of a subset of two million stars, demonstrates that Gaia’s measurements are as precise as planned, paving the way to create the full map of one billion stars to be released towards the end of 2017.
Engineers Analyze Post-Earthquake Conditions in Himalayas
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Following the M-7.8 earthquake here in April 2015, Dr. Kit Miyamoto and an assessment team traversed the Himalayas, analyzing post-earthquake conditions on popular trekking trails.
9_27 Climate Change Broadcast (Latest Data, Satellite Launches and More)
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This GeoSpatial Stream looks at the latest data on climate change from NOAA and NASA, including more record temperatures, flooding and shrinking sea ice; new satellites from Google's Terra Bella and Peru; Esri's new way of measuring oceans: the EMU; industry news from Phase One Industrial, TerraGo, Datumate and Satlab Geosolutions; a video of drone imaging for ESA's deep-space tracking system; and more.
Italian Village Damaged by Earthquake Assessed by Engineers
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Miyamoto International performs damage assessments throughout the areas affected by the earthquake.
Space Station Orbits Three Hurricanes
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Cameras outside the International Space Station, 257 miles above Earth, captured spectacular views on Aug. 30, 2016, of three powerful tropical systems churning across the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
Software Aids Stormwater and Sewage Infrastructure Design
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Urbano software is used for the design of sewage and water distribution networks. Urbano Canalis is the module used for design of storm and sanitary sewage systems. You can create complete storm and sanitary sewage system designs, starting from the initial network definition to the analysis of hydraulic results.