geospatial

UN-GGIM: A Mature Initiative

For the last seven years, there’s been even more of a buzz in steaming-hot New York in the midst of summer, writes Durk Haarsma, publishing director of 'GIM International'. Every summer, several hun...

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GIS

How to use GIS for the Best

Starting with this issue, the editorial is dedicated to notes from members of our editorial board or authors, reflecting on the issue, the profession or an article they’ve been working on, giving an...

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GIS

GIS Comes of Age

An important issue for all our readers as we focus on education and training for GIS professionals plus the growing market for remotely sensed data from space. Just over two years ago Sir Mark Walport...

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Technology Continues to Surprise

The rate at which technology evolves continues to surprise. Often something emerges in response to genuine human need, even if the need is down to a failure of government. Other times it is because th...

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GIS

We Have the Skills and Tools

Welcome to the first edition of a new year, with a refreshed layout and a renewed focus on how GIS can help people and organisations make informed decisions. We offer the tools, skills and data source...

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The Power of Data

We are now over halfway through January and 2017 is probably in full swing for you. Ahead of you lies another year full of challenges, new technologies and both foreseen and unforeseen developments in...

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Introduction

Every issue of GIM International is introduced to its worldwide readership by the publisher. It’s in this place that developments in the geomatics business, tools and techniques, hard- and software and more are put in the broader light of the outside world of economics and entrepreneurship. Regular and returning topics are for instance the geomatics business in upcoming regions, but also the importance of developing state-of-the art cadastre and land registration systems for the future welfare of citizens or the increasing application of new techniques like crowdsourcing and UAV’s.