Category Archives: Aerial/UAS

AXIS GeoSpatial has recently added a Piper Navajo to its fleet of aircraft.

15 Years of Growth at AXIS GeoSpatial

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017AXIS GeoSpatial provides more applications from one mapping effort. Easton, Maryland-based AXIS GeoSpatial LLC provides geospatial data and solutions to federal, state, and local government agencies and private sector firms, especially aerial mapping services. Heights talked with Erica Insley, marketing director for the...

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UAS Regulations Update

This entry is part of 7 in the series Heights april 2017A look at recent and near-future legislation affecting UAVs for geospatial business use. By Jeff Salmon BVLOS Update The ability to fly beyond line of sight (BVLOS) is paramount to a wide range of UAS operations, including utility and pipeline inspections and monitoring, open...

Different visualizations of the same VNIR+SWIR hyperspectral image (of Wizard Island, Crater Lake, OR) draped over a lidar bare-earth digital elevation model. The variation in vegetation, snow, soil/geologic cover, and even water properties can be highlighted with different combinations of spectral wavelength images.

HSI on the Fly

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017One company details mapping applications of airborne hyperspectral imagery for agriculture, forestry, and resource mapping. By Patrick Burns and Scott Nowicki, PhD Remote sensing imagery has been collected with many different camera systems for many different applications over the past 50 years of...

Snake River winds through Hells Canyon, shown here between Kirkwood Historic Ranch and Pittsburg Landing. Credit: X-Weinzar.

Re-imaging Hells Canyon

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017A geospatial company helps prepare for an environmental impact statement by scanning and orthorectifying historic imagery. Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, encompasses a vast and remote region with dramatic changes in elevation, terrain, climate, and vegetation. Carved by the great Snake...

This hydrologic feature extraction is of a stream and associated drainage and creeks.

Mapping the Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017Imagery was collected along 77 miles of shoreline to provide a better understanding of Pennsylvania’s natural resources. By Brian Stevens  The Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed is a substantial part of the world’s largest surface freshwater system, the North American Great Lakes. The watershed...

Geospatial Media

Geospatial on the Big (and Little) Screen

This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series PangaeaI get excited anytime I see the tools and technology of the geospatial profession in the media. Positive media exposure to the general public of all things geospatial can be a powerful tool to help build awareness for the profession. Additionally, it helps “build the...