aerial imagery


GIS Data

Aerial Mapping with Balloons, Kites, and Pigeons

What’s old is new again.  Remotely acquired imagery has come a long way from its early days of balloon and kite platforms.  Raster data, such as aerial imagery has become an integral GIS dataset.  While most GIS professionals and cartographers obtain commercial or government-based imagery, there is a rising popularity […]

Maps and Cartography

Aerial flooring for the Bellway Homes’ Equinox development in Poplar.Aerial flooring for the Bellway Homes’ Equinox development in Poplar.

Aerial Floor Maps as a Sales Tool

Here’s an interesting and probably effective use of aerial imagery to sell a product.  The floor of the marketing suite of Bellway Homes’ Equinox development in London, England has been covered in aerial imagery from British firm Bluesky to help sell apartments.  In addition to being a stunning visual display, […]

GIS Learning

GIS 101: Learn About GIS

GIS 101: Learn About GIS

GIS is a multi-faceted discipline built that incorporates a variety of technologies and concepts. To really understand the capabilities of GIS, it is important to learn cartography, spatial and statistical analysis, database management, and programming. Looking to get started in GIS?  This GIS 101 page is the launch page for […]