‘Geospatial Big Data’ Webinar

GCS, based in the USA, has opened additional online seating for its first Geospatial Big Data webinar. The webinar will focus on “Building, Deploying and Managing Applications in the Cloud” and will feature the Montana Site Selector cloud-enabled GIS application. The free one-hour webinar will be broadcast live at 3 pm (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time) on Wednesday 12 June 2013, and will include a Q&A session with the audience. GCS Founder and CEO Alex Philp, PhD., has experienced that geospatial organisations face unique technical challenges in deploying GIS applications in the cloud. The webinar will demonstrate how to cloud enable... (read more)
2013-06-11 09:53:02

How-to Guide Geospatial Infrastructures

World Bank personnel are hosting a workshop at GSDI12 in Singapore in October that will explore the need for a pragmatic How-to Guide. The proposed guide would explicitly address the needs of developing countries in implementing and maintaining spatial data infrastructure at the sub-national and national levels. As input to the workshop, they would like to have your responses to a short survey. The short ten-question survey should take less than ten minutes to complete for the typical respondent. Responses will remain anonymous unless you desire make your identity and contact information available to World Bank staff. (read more)
2010-08-16 09:13:51

Geospatial Excellence Award for RIEGL

The RIEGL VQ-820-G has won the Geospatial Excellence Award in the Technology Innovation category at the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference. The VQ-820-G introduced the world's first 'tightly coupled', shallow-water, land and smart echo waveform Lidar sensor. A live demonstration of the RIEGL VQ-820-G took place in South Florida from 12-16 March 2012 to showcase the capabilities of the scanner. The MAPPS awards competition recognises the professionalism, value, integrity and achievement that member firms have demonstrated in their projects and technology developments over the previous year. The Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards program has eight categories for projects and technologies... (read more)
2012-11-02 10:51:27

Leading Geospatial Publishers to Combine

Two leading international publishers in the geospatial field are to combine their resources. PV Publications Ltd, publisher of 'Geomatics World', 'GIS Professional' and other titles, is to join forces with Geomares, publisher of 'GIM International', 'Hydro International', the Geo-matching.com database and other media. The two companies will establish a new business in the UK to manage and publish titles addressing both UK and international English-speaking readerships in surveying, geomatics, GIS and other aspects of geospatial practice and technology. Welcoming the move, Stephen Booth, managing director of PV Publications Ltd, said, “This is an exciting move for our readers. Demand for information... (read more)
2016-05-24 08:58:20

Marine Geospatial Data Industry Seminar

The Marine Geospatial Data Industry seminar held at the UKHO at beginning of July attracted representatives from government departments and agencies, academia and from the commercial sector. The purpose of the seminar was to stimulate discussion on the potential development of a Marine Geospatial Data Infrastructure (MGDI) for the UK, the role stakeholders will play and how the initiative might be moved forward. Visits to key operational areas within the UKHO and product and service demonstrations offered a chance to see the UKHO in action and provided insight into the future of the UKHO, including its wider markets programme. Dr... (read more)
2003-10-25 12:00:00

Geospatial Data Updating at Sea

The Network Centric Mapping Database (NCMD) Web Service Design
A growing problem exists with forward-deployed electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) in obtaining and updating geospatial data(electronic nautical charts). This problem is commonly referred to as distributing geospatial data over the “last tactical mile”. As a solution to this problem, the US Navy has developed software called “Network Centric Mapping Database (NCMD)”. NCMD is a software capability that automates data distribution, with a focus on geospatial data (vector map data, raster map data or imagery). NCMD has been developed as a web service and multi-tiered software application that allows deployed C4ISR system to autonomously obtain and update geospatial... (read more)
2007-07-13 12:00:00

Geospatial Analysis Demonstration Session with Geosoft

Geosoft will be providing a demonstration session titled 'Seeing Beyond the Seabed' in Access Grid Room 124/14 on Thursday 6 April at 10:30 a.m. In this session Geosoft will showcase Oasis montaj and its application for offshore site investigations. See the versatility of Oasis montaj in geophysical analysis through several client success stories in offshore oil & gas, oceanic studies and UXO (unexploded ordnance). The workflow and powerful range of tools dedicated to locating cables and pipelines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and other marine hazards will also be illustrated.  The Geosoft team is available at stand G8 throughout Ocean Business 2017... (read more)
2017-03-30 08:59:00

Common Geospatial Tool Set Programme for MoD

Geospatial consultancy Helyx, UK, has delivered on key objectives in the operational application of the Common Geospatial Tool Set (CGTS) programme being undertaken by Team SPARTA for the UK Ministry of Defence. Helyx is the team’s advisor in Geospatial Information eXploitation (GIX) strategy and is focussed on meeting the operational needs of the end user at all levels.     Under Phase 2 of the programme one of the Helyx-led investigations examined how the vision developed by the research could be achieved in the deployed environment, both in general and specifically for operations in Afghanistan. This resulted in roadmaps that... (read more)
2011-04-11 12:00:00

Geospatial Analysis SubsystemPart for Vessel Tracking

1Spatial, through its subsidiary ComSine, has delivered to Pole Star Space Applications Limited (UK) an advanced geospatial analysis subsystem to form part of its MarVTS LRIT-DC product and in addition its suite of associated Fleet Management and Alert offerings.     The International Maritime Organisation's (IMO) Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Regulation i.e. SOLAS V/19-1, requires that in general all ships on international voyage should automatically transmit a GPS position report each 6 hours via a satellite communication system to a Data Centre (DC) established by the Flag the ship is registered to. 1Spatial's geospatial components provide Pole Star with... (read more)
2009-03-02 10:03:23

"Hydrography is the Leading Marine Geospatial Service"

Hydro International Interviews Peter Ehlers, World Maritime University
Looking at the programme of the Hydro16 Conference, that was held in Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany, one of the keynote speakers was particularly remarkable, namely the legal specialist Peter Ehlers, who talked about maritime governance. What do maritime law and the rather ‘practical’ discipline of hydrography have in common related to this subject? 'Hydro International' interviewed Peter Ehlers on this aspect and discovered that hydrography plays a prominent role. From law to hydrography – what brought you into the profession? I am a lawyer and I have learned to ask questions until you know what you are talking about. I started during my study... (read more)
2016-11-24 02:21:15
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