Wine Improves with Very High-resolution Satellite Imagery

Researchers in Greece reveal that using satellite imagery can improve the quality of wine and help manage the grape harvest. In a recent case study published by European Space Imaging – Multispectral VHR Imagery Supports Crop Management in Vine... (read more)

New Elevation for North America’s Highest Peak

Surveyors, mappers, geodesists and other scientists, as well as climbers and mountaineers from around the world, have long held a curiosity to know the official elevation of Denali, the continent's highest peak. Since the last survey of Denali&r... (read more)
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Camcopter S-100 Celebrates First Decade

Ten years after the first delivery of CAMCOPTER S-100 to the launch customer, the Vienna-based Schiebel company celebrates its anniversary. Unmanned helicopter... (read more)

OGC invites Proposals for Arctic Spatial Data Pilot project

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and sponsors, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), in collaboration with the Arctic Spatial... (read more)

Gotthard Base Tunnel Opens Thanks to Surveying and Monitoring Systems

Surveying and monitoring systems made the construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in the Swiss Alps possible. The tunnel will be inaugurated on 1 June 2016 and... (read more)

Cadcorp Support for OS OpenData and OS MasterMap

UK-based GIS software developer Cadcorp has provided software support for three free-to-use data products from the national mapping agency of Great Britain, Ord... (read more)

OGC and SIBA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will further th... (read more)

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 Professio... (read more)

Bluesky Aerial Mapping Makes a Flying Start to 2016

Aerial survey specialist Bluesky, UK, has announced the start of the 2016 flying season. Following a cold start to meteorological spring, warmer temperatures an... (read more)

FOCUS 35 Total Station Monitors Dam Movement

At the Razisse dam on the Dadou River in southwest France, a Spectra Precision FOCUS 35 robotic total station has just completed monitoring the structural movem... (read more)

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GIM International Summit 2016

Dynamic GIM International Summit Concludes…But is Just the Beginning

The first edition of the GIM International Summit concluded successfully on 12 February 2016. The three-day high-end conference, c... (read more)

Discover How Geomatics is Helping to Shape the World’s Future at the GIM International Summit

Today’s global society is facing considerable challenges, but geomatics holds the answers! That may sound a little immodest,... (read more)

Trimble Confirmed as a Sponsor of GIM International Summit

The organising committee of the GIM International Summit is delighted to announce that Trimble has been confirmed as a main sponso... (read more)