ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015

Information extraction from remotely sensed data, geospatial information management and visualisation, and the development of geospatially based innovative applications and se... (read more)

A New ICA Journal

The profile of ICA, which was promoted in 2014 by elevation to full ICSU membership, will be further enhanced in 2015 by the establishment of its own scientific journal. The d... (read more)

50th Anniversary Celebrations of the First SLR Measurement

31 October 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the first successful satellite laser ranging (SLR) measurement, and that was celebrated at the 19th International Workshop on La... (read more)
10/04/2015Carey Noll (NASA GSFC), Michael Pearlman (SAO), Jan McGarry (NASA GSFC) and Stephen Merkowitz (NASA GSFC)

Alberta Data Partnerships: A Public-Private Partnership Approach to SDI

A new brand and long-term agreement with the Provincial Government of Alberta, Canada, will provide more opportunities for Spatial Data Warehouse Ltd. (SDW), AltaLIS, Alberta'... (read more)
10/04/2015Erik Holmlund, executive director, Alberta Data Partnerships

New Leadership and FIG Working Week 2015

Prof Dr Chryssy Potsiou, president of FIG. The new leadership of FIG started its four-year term (2015-2018) on 1 January 2015. FIG marked and celebrated this t... (read more)

Building a UAV from Scratch

The DŠGS FlyEye is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) built from scratch as a data-capturing tool and learning exercise by members of the Slovenian Students of Geodesy Associati... (read more)
10/04/2015Jernej Nejc Dougan, Aleksander Šašo, Urh Tržan and Blaž Vidmar, University of Ljubljana

Lidar Quality Assurance

Basic tools for processing Lidar point clouds, which can be extended depending on needs, provide a flexible platform for service providers and users alike. Here, the authors d... (read more)
10/04/2015José Carlos Garcia and Rafael Torró, and David Hine

Operation IceBridge

Operation IceBridge completed its 2014 Antarctic field campaign, the sixth in a row, at the end of November. The campaign was aimed at recapturing a part of the Antarctic ice... (read more)
10/04/2015Mathias Lemmens, senior editor, GIM International

Bringing Colour to Point Clouds

Until now, most commercially available airborne Lidar systems have operated on one single wavelength, reflecting energy from a pulse which is then used for classification or v... (read more)
10/04/2015Sam Fleming, Prof Iain Woodhouse and Dr Antoine Cottin

Mapping Flood Vulnerability

Floods have a high impact in densely populated areas, especially when strategic infrastructure is affected. There are various human and territorial factors that influence an a... (read more)
10/04/2015Chiara Tagnani, Marche Polytechnic University, Francesca Sini, Marche Region, and Marco Pellegrini, LIF srl
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