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xyHt News Links: 11/25/16

Avenza Maps Pro now available to industry professionals AeroVironment unveils new commercial drone & support system ideal for oil and gas applications

xyHt News Links: 7/1/16

Topcon announces improved efficiency with Autodesk workflow Septentrio Offers Enhanced Georeferencing Solutions for Drone Aerial Surveys Let’s Make the World a Better Place with Maps Trimble Announces Release of TDC100 Handheld GNSS Data Collector DigitalGlobe and Esri Announce New Long-Term Partnership to Expand World Imagery Map Spectra Precision MobileMapper 50 Combines Smartphone Design with Professional...

Model of a Fiery Earth

This copper engraving entitled “Fire Canals” is an early 3D diagram of volcanology; it’s a cross-section of the Earth showing volcanoes on the surface forming from a molten magma core. Note the ships sailing between erupting volcanoes, blown by the four winds. This model was created by the Jesuit scholar and polymath Athanasius Kircher (1620 –...

The Hayden Example

Igor Kidinsky—known on this survey crew as Eager (The Kid)—carried the shovel and pick. Glenny Dale—known as Glutton (The Old Man)—carried the plans and metal detector. They had been looking for block corners and had found a mixture of old and new pins. Now they were looking for interior lot corners and came upon a...

Open Source

The door to open source geospatial software has been unlocked. It’s time to take a peek inside.   The open source geospatial movement is not purely about “free” (as in no cost). There truly are other aspects of “free,” as in “free to develop without constraints,” and free access to public geodata without necessarily having...

GeoArt: Velocity Made Good

All of her artworks, says Perri Howard, “involve the relationship between human perception and sense of place.” Sculpture, painting, drawing, writing, and sound are some of the mediums with which Perri Howard expresses her spatially inspired art. The name of her studio is a nautical term: “Velocity Made Good,” which means the element of a...