Category: Daily Digests
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast focuses entirely on the Nepal earthquake of April 25, 2015, that killed more than 5,000 people. News and video cover the scope of the destruction; how governments and relief organizations are helping through mapping; industry aid from Esri, DigitalGlobe and Airbus Defence & Space; an article on how Nepal was mapped in 48 hours; a video of the Mt. Everest avalanche; and more.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast highlights an Earth Day video from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO); news on infrastructure from the United States, Canada and Saudi Arabia; industry news from Topcon Positioning Group, Esri and Autodesk; a clip from an infrastructure-related interview at SPAR International; and more.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses important FAA practices impacting drone/UAS use; an article that digs deeper into the many possible consequences of FAA's actions; a mysterious methane hotspot in the U.S. Four Corners area; industry news from Hexagon, Airbus Defence and Space, and SimActive; Earth Day; and more.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses highlights from the recent SPAR International 3D measurement and imaging conference in Houston; federal agency partnerships to monitor and prevent dangerous algal blooms; a technology partnership to improve the efficiency of snow-grooming machines; industry news from Esri and rapidlasso; an impressive drone video; and more.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses a new report on the varied negative impacts of urban sprawl; an article in Informed Infrastructure about the effects of climate change on aging infrastructure; a summary of recent infrastructure spending; industry news from Esri, Topcon Positioning Group, Digi-Star, Space Foundation, Taylor Devices and Trimble; efforts from URISA's GISCorp in disaster-stricken Vanuatu; and more.
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This Asia-Pacific-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses Geoscience Australia's seafloor mapping efforts in the continued search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370; India mapping schools and water; surveyors measuring the height of New Zealand's tallest peak, Mount Cook; industry news from Esri India, Locate15, ISRO and Google; powerful maps created by children in India of the slums they live in and how they'd like to see them rebuilt; and more.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the public release of 30-centimeter-resolution satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe and the company's partnership with the United Nations; the National Ecological Observation Network's new LiDAR data; an award for the Orion Space mission; industry news from exactEarth, Esri, Google, and the U.S. EPA and NOAA; a recap of the recent International LiDAR Mapping Forum in Denver; and more.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Report Card; a Center for Environmental Health map concerning lead-contaminated fuel near airports; industry news from Hexagon, Trimble, Viametris, Apple and Bentley Systems; a video concerning the 2015 ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index; and more.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the 10-year anniversary of Google Maps; the Drones for Good contest and drone privacy issues; industry news from Esri, Cadcorp and LizardTech; an unintentionally funny video from Ordnance Survey in 1965; and more.
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This Earth Imaging-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the Rosetta Space Mission that landed on a comet; a new instrument on the International Space Station; a new UAS endurance record; DigitalGlobe's retiring of its QuickBird satellite after 13 years; industry news from Scene Sharp Technologies, Sokkia, NGA, BAE Systems and Google Earth Pro; new videos posted to GeoSpatial Stream; and more.