Monthly Archives: July 2014

My Fire Watch Tracks Australia’s Fires

I came across a website, My Fire Watch, via the ABC Rural site, which is a worth wild online GIS application that tracks current fires across Australia and overlays past burn areas of the last couple years with current surface … Continue reading

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New FugroViewer 2.0 has LASzip/LAZ Support

The new version of Fugroviewer 2.0 has been recently released and now has LASzip and LAZ support for LiDAR datasets.  It is a good freeware LiDAR data viewing program.

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Funding for Mapping/Analytical Projects

Here in the US we know about the Highway Trust Fund which is being extended by short term measures, this fund funds many GIS/Geomatics projects.  Other government funds fund research in Meteorology through the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.  And … Continue reading

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Future of Development in India

There is a push in India for more urban planning in their development of the country.  Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said he wants to incorporate GIS more … Continue reading

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HAZUS National Call, July 2014

HAZUS will continue to improve, the July 2014 National Call has details on it, it was held July 9, 2014.  You can find it here.

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US Census Bureau’s OnTheMap for Emergency Management

The US Census Bureau’s OnTheMap site for Emergency Management continues to improve.  This site helps to find who is effected and the economic impact, you can find a link to the site and on-demand webinars on the EPC blog.

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Survey India 2014

There was the first large Land Survey and Mapping conference, Survey India 2014, held in India on July 9-10, 2014.  It was mostly speakers from India with one Optech American speaker.  All the presentations are recorded for on-demand viewing on … Continue reading

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