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Remote Sensing

Mapping Forest Structure From Space

Over the last 10 years a new method using satellite radar data has been maturing to provide 3D views of Earth’s natural resources and urban environments. Scientists from around the

Conferences GIS

Geospatial Innovation in Spotlight at Esri Conference in DC

NGA Director Robert Cardillo and Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to Keynote Redlands, California—Technology and government leaders will gather for the Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, DC, February 9–10,

Business GIS

ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro Modernize GIS for Organizations and Enterprises

New Release Enables Users to Create, Share, and Explore Maps on Any Device Esri has announced (Jan 27, 2015)  that ArcGIS 10.3 is now available with the release of ArcGIS Pro.

Business GIS

Trimble Unity — Next Generation Suite of Software Applications for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utilities

Trimble Unity Replaces Trimble Connect for Water and Offers Unified Cloud-based and Mobile Collaboration Platform for Smart Water Mapping and Work Management Trimble has introduced its next generation suite of software applications

Business GIS

Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy, Select SuperGIS for Geospatial Applications

The Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy (aka, UNIVPM) selects SuperGIS Desktop to build a professional teaching laboratory of engineering, environment observation and agriculture, to train outstanding geographic information personnel. Ranking

Business GIS

Discover Top 10 GIS Features with Latest SuperGIS Desktop

To make GIS software friendlier and easier to access, Supergeo, the leading GIS software provider, collects GIS users’ ideas around the world, and votes the 10 most useful features of

Business Software

ArcGIS 10.3 Now Certified OGC Compliant

Esri Users Benefit from Interoperability Standard As part of Esri’s ongoing support of GIS interoperability, the latest ArcGIS 10.3 release is now certified as Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC), compliant. This


More Global Topographic Data to Aid Climate Change Research

Enhanced elevation data for most of Asia and Oceania; third of four releases Improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for most of Asia (India, China, southern Siberia,

Research Papers

Mapping Oil Palm Plantations in Cameroon Using PALSAR 50-m Orthorectified Mosaic Images

Mapping Oil Palm Plantations in Cameroon Using PALSAR 50-m Orthorectified Mosaic Images -By: Li Li, Jinwei Dong, Simon Njeudeng Tenku and Xiangming Xiao  Abstract: Oil palm plantations have expanded rapidly. Estimating either positive

Business GIS

Ordnance Survey Set to Become a Government-Owned Company

Proposals for converting Ordnance Survey from a Trading Fund into a government-owned company have today moved a step closer 22 January 2015 – As announced this morning in a Written Ministerial