Tag Archives: remote sensing

New Digital World Needs Data

Next-generation surveyors require specialized education and training to fill the role of geospatial data specialists. Many emerging geospatial applications, such as digital twins, 3D modeling, monitoring, virtual reality, and autonomous vehicles, are based on big digital datasets. Building a 3D digital world starts with accurate data that ties to a point on the ground, so...

Position Available: Assistant Professor of Geospatial Sciences

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Geospatial Sciences faculty position in the Department of Geography and Anthropology to begin August 2023. We are seeking applicants with expertise in land surveying and either GIS, GSS, remote sensing, geomatics, or a related field. Apply at https://tinyurl.com/kennesawgeospatial

Geospatial Excellence

MAPPS recognizes the best geospatial projects of the year At its winter conference in Denver, MAPPS presented the annual Geospatial Excellence Awards to member firms whose entries exemplify the professionalism, value, integrity, and achievement of the firm’s staff as demonstrated over the previous year. The awards spotlight and honor the MAPPS members’ important and impactful...

When a Drone Just Can’t Do It

There is a growing ebb in the tide of UAS adoption for aerial surveying, mapping, and remote sensing—finding the right balance between manned and unmanned aerial operations Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), or just plain old “drones”—call them whatever you wish—have had a tremendous impact on geospatial industries.   A decade ago,...