Under Thin Ice: Mapping changing glaciers from the inside


Mountaineers climb mountains. Cavers explore caves. Surveyors measure and map. In Oregon, a small team...

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UAS for Agriculture, Ready for Take-off


Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have recently become ubiquitous in the mass media and in trade publications,...

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Lidar Innovations: Software Catching Up, Alternative Technologies Emerge


Throughout its history, lidar has been one of the very few technologies in which the exponential growth...

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Advocating for Geography Education: Interview with Kirk Goldsberry


A recent opinion piece by Kirk Goldsberry, visiting scholar at Harvard University, gained a good deal...

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Surveying Cultural Heritage


CyArk, a nonprofit organization dedicated to digitally preserving and sharing the world’s cultural...

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Can Satellites in the Sky Help Prevent Atrocities on Earth?


Currently, about a dozen government and commercial Earth-imaging satellites circle the Earth daily. They...

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SkyTruth Hopes to Make Skytruthing Into a Verb


SkyTruth has a mission to use remote sensing and digital mapping to educate the public and policymakers...

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Under Thin Ice: Mapping changing glaciers from the inside
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Mountaineers climb mountains. Cavers explore caves. Surveyors measure and map. In Oregon, a small team of people with all three...
UAS for Agriculture, Ready for Take-off
February 26, 2014

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have recently become ubiquitous in the mass media and in trade publications, due to a variety...
Lidar Innovations: Software Catching Up, Alternative Technologies Emerge
February 24, 2014

Throughout its history, lidar has been one of the very few technologies in which the exponential growth in the hardware’s...
Advocating for Geography Education: Interview with Kirk Goldsberry
December 17, 2013

A recent opinion piece by Kirk Goldsberry, visiting scholar at Harvard University, gained a good deal of attention because...