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Comprehensive Guide to Integrating GIS Into Local Government Released

A new book offers a comprehensive insight into integrating enterprise GIS systems into local government. “Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government” offers deep insights and case studies of tried and true methods of selling the importance of GIS systems and implementing them into local government contexts.

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Artistic concept of Landsat 9. Source: NASA.Artistic concept of Landsat 9. Source: NASA.

Landsat 9 Will Launch in 2020

The Landsat series of satellites has been imaging the Earth’s surface for nearly 50 years, providing vital imagery for a range of purposes from the natural sciences to civil administration and conflict monitoring. NASA and the USGS recently announced that the next iteration of the program, Landsat 9, is due to launch in 2020.

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Artistic rendition of the UNSW-Ec0 cubesat. Image: UNSW Websites This website HomeEngineering The Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER).Artistic rendition of the UNSW-Ec0 cubesat. Image: UNSW Websites This website HomeEngineering The Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER).

Mini Satellite Constellation to Explore the Outer Reaches of Our Atmosphere

An international scientific project is conducting an unprecedented study of the atmosphere’s outermost layer. Fifty tiny satellites will measure the attributes of the thermosphere, a poorly understood but vitally important region.