Mapping People: Human Landscape


The executive director of an international nonprofit organization needs to map all the hospitals, clinics,...

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Extraterrestrial Photogrammetry


On Earth, photogrammetrists can normally use manmade objects in their frame—such as a road of known...

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State of: Precision Agriculture


One of the fastest growing areas of application for geospatial technologies, precision agriculture is a way to optimize...

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Going Beyond Global Forest Change Modeling Toward Big Earth-system Sustainability


One of the more impressive earth observation achievements in recent years was the collaboration between...

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Google Earth Outreach Continues Collaborations for Earth Modeling and Monitoring


Google Earth is all about putting things in geographic context, aiding literacy and helping users in discovery....

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Skybox: First Video from Space


AO: What is Skybox Imaging? SKYBOX: Skybox is a data and analysis company that extracts information...

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UNEP Takes Advantage of Today's Technology for Better and Cheaper Monitoring


The United Nations Environment Program is responsible for assisting countries in the collection of environmental...

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Mapping People: Human Landscape
August 12, 2014

The executive director of an international nonprofit organization needs to map all the hospitals, clinics, and first aid facilities...
Extraterrestrial Photogrammetry
July 8, 2014

On Earth, photogrammetrists can normally use manmade objects in their frame—such as a road of known width or a curb of known...
State of: Precision Agriculture
July 8, 2014

One of the fastest growing areas of application for geospatial technologies, precision agriculture is a way to optimize agricultural...
Going Beyond Global Forest Change Modeling Toward Big Earth-system Sustainability
July 7, 2014

One of the more impressive earth observation achievements in recent years was the collaboration between Google and the University...