Tag Archives: Alaska

Mapping Alaska with IFSAR

A group of companies overcomes Alaska’s many mapping problems using coordinated teamwork and IFSAR. In 2008, Alaska had never been mapped at any scale to National Map Accuracy Standards, and it was the only state with no statewide orthophotos. Dewberry (a national geospatial company headquartered in Virginia) had written the National Height Modernization Study: Report...

Nicole Kinsman

Nicole Kinsman

Regional Advisor, National Geodetic Survey, NOAA/NOS Alaska, USA Alaska is a land of extremes, a land of both challenges and opportunities for the bold and adventurous. A combination of rapid plate tectonics, active volcanoes, glacial rebound, and remoteness makes mapping, surveying, and geodesy often extremely challenging. Nicole “Nic” Kinsman is the regional advisor for the...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 4/7/17

Qinertia, a post-processing software to complete our offer for the surveying industry TCarta Marine to Introduce Gulf of Mexico Streaming Basemap Service and 2-Meter Bathymetric Data at Esri Petroleum Conference ClearEdge3D Releases VerityTM Construction Verification Software Tallysman introduces dual-band plus L-band GNSS antenna A look at NGS’ GPS on benchmarks program in Alaska Blue Marble Offers Free...

Reality Show Material

So when are they going to do a reality show about us scanner jockeys? The ship owner (I’ll call him Bill) flew me up to Alaska specifically for this project and told me not to worry about anything, that he would arrange for my food and boarding. Usually that means I’m put in a nice...