Category Archives: Enviro/Ag

NSPS, Geospatial Firms and Others Support IIJA

In a letter to U.S. senators, the National Society of Professional Surveyors, geospatial firms, AEC firms, and transportation entities urged all senators to support the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), saying it will “provide meaningful economic and quality of life enhancements to communities across the country.”  In all, 76 firms urged passage of the...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 07/16/2021

Esri Releases New Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovations Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Infrastructure Solutions Zoom75 & Zoom 95 – The New GeoMax Robotic Total Stations Lidar Helps Reveal Radiation Hot Spots at Chernobyl GIS-Pro 2021: October 3-6, 2021 Setting the Record Straight: The RETAIN Act...

MAPLand Act Gathering Support

The Modernizing Access to our Public Land (MAPLand) Act, which would direct federal land management agencies to digitize and standardize mapping records, has won the support of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). The legislation, H.R. 3113, will allow hunters, anglers, and millions of other federal land users to access essential information about public lands...

Digitizing America’s Coast

Legislation passed by congress and signed by the president codifies NOAA’s exemplary digital coast program Geospatial professionals and coastal communities are celebrating the passage of the Digital Coast Act (DCA) by remembering the coordinated efforts from the numerous public and private stakeholders that were necessary to help pass this important legislation. The intent of this...