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South Africa Introduce New Regulations for UAS

South Africa has recently announces the introduction of new regulation for remotely piloted aircraft systems (UAS). Traditionally, remotely piloted aircraft systems were used primarily in military operations; while their useful

Remote Sensing

Airborne Radar Scanning of Glaciers for Climate Change Modeling

Greenland’s ice sheet is the second largest mass of ice on Earth, containing enough water to raise ocean levels by about 20 feet. The ice sheet has been losing mass


Webinar: Getting Started with Global Mapper

Getting Started with Global Mapper May 28, 2015 In this hour-long video presentation, we provide guidance and advice for new users of Starting with the installation and registration process, we

Business GIS

CBC Iberia, Spain Adopts SuperSurv for Android to Elevate Data Collection Efficiency

Supergeo Technologies, the leading provider of complete GIS software and solutions,announces that CBC Iberia S.A., Spain adopts SuperSurv for Android in enhancing outdoor data collection for biotechnologies and agriculture. CBC


KU Awarded New FAA Center of Excellence Designation

The University of Kansas is among three universities across the states that are members of the new Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS, which


New Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco Area

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Three new sets of maps detail the offshore bathymetry, habitats, geology and submarine environment of the seafloor off the coast of San Francisco, Drakes Bay, and


EMMa an Online Disease Mapping Tool

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has launched a web-based geographic information system (GIS) tool for mapping communicable disease and that supports production of maps. The tool, called ECDC


Delhi Govt to Use Remote Sensing Technology to Check Illegal Construction

New Delhi – May 20, 2015: Delhi Government on Wednesday said it will use remote sensing satellite technology to check and map unauthorised constructions and encroachments in the city and


Global Mapper Version 16.2 Now Available with Improved 3D Viewer, Upgraded Fly-Through Video Playback, and Numerous New Formats

Hallowell, Maine – May 19, 2015 – Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce the availability of version 16.2 of Global Mapper. This interim release includes functional upgrades and


RIEGL LIDAR 2015 User Conference: Thrilling Success in Hong Kong and Guangzhou!

RIEGL closed its ambitious LIDAR 2015 “One Conference, Two Exciting Locations” in Hong Kong and Guangzhou with a record number of more than 550 total attendees from over 40 countries