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Classifying Urban Poor Areas with Satellite Imagery

Hannes Taubenböck and his team at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are using very high-resolution (VHR) satellite imagery, supplied by European Space Imaging, combined with auxiliary surveys to develop a base model classification system for the shape and structure of urban poor areas around the world. Slum, favela, tenement… whatever term you use, nearly every country in the world has some form of urban poor areas.  Taubenböck, Kraff and Wurm identify these locations as 'A... (read more)
ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

The Conference Venue: University of Twente Campus

The ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019 will be held on the University of Twente campus. The University of Twente (UT) is the only university in the Netherlands with a genuine campus. It is set in extensive pa... (read more)

Conference Dinners during ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

During the Geospatial Week, participants can choose between two conference dinners. The first one will be held on Tuesday 11 June 2019 in the village of Denekamp, at the Singraven country estate. The... (read more)

Preview: UAV-g 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or ‘drones’) have become popular instruments for a wide range of emerging applications such as mapping, search & rescue, infrastructure monitoring, preci... (read more)

Tutorials at ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

The ISPRS Geospatial Week organizing committee invites you to participate in the Geospatial Week 2019, which will take place at the campus of the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands... (read more)

Interview with Edward Anderson, the World Bank: You Cannot Manage What You Don’t Measure

The opening keynote of the Geospatial Week 2019 in Enschede, the Netherlands, will be presented by Edward Anderson, senior disaster risk management and ICT specialist for the World Bank. He will prese... (read more)

Welcome to the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019 in Enschede, the Netherlands

From 10 to 14 June, the campus of the University of Twente in the Netherlands will be the venue of the 4th ISPRS Geospatial Week. In this week, 13 workshops will provide excellent opportunities to dis... (read more)
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NASA Completes 3D Lidar Scan for Ames Research Center and Park

Researchers from NASA’s Ames Research and Armstrong Flight Research Centers conducted a physical survey of NASA Ames using a jeep roof-mounted Lidar syste... (read more)

The Economic Benefits of Geodata in Urban Planning in Sweden

Spatineo and its partner GIS-kvalitet i Norden recently supported Lantmäteriet, the National Land Survey of  Sweden, in answering an essential and imp... (read more)

Japan’s Terra Drone Invests in Leading Oil & Gas Inspection and Mapping Company

Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, one of the world’s largest providers of industrial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or 'drone') solutions, is expanding i... (read more)

Concept3D Introduces Interactive Night Map Feature to Support Campus Safety

Concept3D, a leader in creating immersive online experiences with 3D modelling, interactive maps and virtual tour software, has announced the launch of its new... (read more)

Successful Launch of Second SpaceDataHighway Satellite

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of the SpaceDataHighway network (also known as the European Data Relay System or 'EDRS'), has been successfully launched i... (read more)

Space-based Dam Monitoring Project Secures New Funding

HR Wallingford, a specialist in water research, will broaden its space-based dam monitoring system, DAMSAT, to include water dams in a bid to reduce the risk of... (read more)

UAV Maps New Zealand Beach to Create Detailed 3D Model

A landslide on Clifton Beach, New Zealand, earlier this year injured two Korean tourists when they were washed out to sea. Following this event, the beach was c... (read more)

Combining Smartphone and TLS in Ljubljana Castle Survey

The renovation of Ljubljana Castle – a key landmark of the capital of Slovenia – has been an ongoing project since the 1960s. The latest renovation... (read more)
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