Category Archives: Information Technology

NCAR & UC-San Diego Expanding Geo/Bio-science Data with NSF Grant

The National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of California at San Diego have a National Science Foundation Grant to improve visualization between different, disparate data-sets.  The project is known as WASP (Wavelet-enabled Progressive Data Access and Storage Protocol). … Continue reading

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ClearAg from Iteris for Agriculture Weather Decision Support

Iteris has released a new suite of weather products geared to the agriculture industry.  The ClearAg suite is a customizable suite that allows access to current and historical soil temperatures, current and historical weather down to 1km by 1km grids, … Continue reading

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New Delhi Restructuring Development Authority

The Delhi Development Authority in New Delhi, India is finalizing their restructuring plan to modernize and computerize their operations.  It will mean a internal re-organization with some parts being outsourced to outside agencies.  Part of the process includes a GIS … Continue reading

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NASA OpenNEX 2014 Climate App Challange

NASA has launched the OpenNEX 2014 Climate App Challenge,  starting August 22, 2014, after some review with keynote speakers and Climate/Meteorology and Satellite/LandSat virtual labs, there is a $60,000 challenge (total prize money) for new uses of cloud applications through … Continue reading

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“Glitch Art” Showing Limitations of DEMs and Orthorectifcation

I came across an article which talks about Glitch Art, which are areas on the large mapping areas of low quality rectified ortho and 3D models that the general public has access to on Google Maps, Bing Maps, Apple Maps, … Continue reading

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United States National LiDAR Collection Underfunded

Only about 30% of the United States has been scanned by aerial LiDAR systems according to a article  from Deep Dive Intelligence.  The current pace is about 1-2% per year for new data.  It is on a pace that it … Continue reading

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Webinar on Location Based Services in India

Directions Magazine is hosting a webinar on Location Based Services in India.  India is still a developing nation and while we here in the US are working with location based services, it is worth to check out what other countries … Continue reading

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