There are more high resolution maps of the Moon and Mars, than the seafloor. Largely because of high costs and challenges at every stage of data gathering and processing. However, GIS-driven technological innovations have the power to change this with improved navigation and positioning systems and geoprocessing in real time for faster accurate surveys.
Sangeeta Deogawanka discusses what it takes to develop a career in Geointelligence whether it be in security, intelligence, policy analysis, first response, technology, software development or consulting.
The Smart City model uses robust GIS for building urban resilience. The GIS framework seamlessly integrates with other technologies supporting visualization and analysis in real time. This becomes the mainstay of ‘smart’ management providing resource optimization, open and participatory governance and efficient management of city infrastructure.
The current GIS regulatory environment is insufficient to deal with potential fallouts where spatial technology or application transgresses security and safety of the nation, its citizens and businesses.
Taking a look at spatial and and geospatial applications, this is the third of a three-article series on Spatial Law that focuses on the issues surrounding spatial technologies, the responsibilities and legalities thereon.
Taking a look at spatial and and geospatial technologies, this is the second of a three-article series on Spatial Law that focuses on the issues surrounding spatial technologies, the responsibilities and legalities thereon.
Taking a look at spatial law and its application within GIS is the first of a three-article series on Spatial Law that focuses on the issues surrounding spatial technologies, the responsibilities and legalities thereon.
The ISRO Bhuvan geoportal is a free resource for high resolution imagery and earth related GIS data of the Indian region. It is easy to use, works on slow browsers and best used for societal and environmental applications. The portal and services are also updated in continuum.
When Nepal was hit by an earthquake of a icagnitude 7.8 on 25 April 2015, it was a disaster, unprecedented in intensity and damage. The epicenter lay 48 mi NW of Kathmandu, and most parts of Nepal witnessed massive destruction. The earthquake was followed by a series of aftershocks continuing […]
The challenges of warfare, terrorism, disaster response, disease surveillance and combat, have led to the creation of a geospatially aware workforce equipped with GEOINT. Besides the NGA Government departments and humanitarian agencies all over the world are employing GEOINT professionals to combat threats to national security, safety and health.