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55th Annual Geomatics Engineering Conference

Passing this along from our friends at Fresno State:

Event: 55th Annual Geomatics Engineering Conference Dates: January 29-30, 2016 Location: Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Fresno (2233 Ventura St, Fresno, CA 93721) Conference Site: http://www.fresnostategeomatics.com

The Geomatics Engineering Department at Fresno State University extends a warm invitation to their upcoming conference next month. This student-run […]

What is 3DEP?

A comparison of an air photo and a lidar image of an area along Secondary Road and Camp Creek, 12 miles north of John Day, OR. The lidar image allows identification of landslide activity that is otherwise masked by trees

I wanted to pass this along, since it is a change […]

Washington slide shows the value of quality mapping

Checking out this link passed along by SoCalGIS: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2023215066_mudslidemondayxml.html, and the maps in the article, highlighted, for me, the value of good GIS data.

Having a “before” picture provided by GIS, along with streets, parcels, building outlines, and other critical information, along with LIDAR data, makes the maps show the massive […]

Code Enforcement Goes High-Tech

Thanks to Michael Carson of Burbank and SocalGIS.org (I highly recommend signing up) for this great article about using LIDAR to spot code violations:

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/technology/2013/03/code-enforcement-goes-high-tech/4899/

The article mentions pilot projects in Los Angeles – I wonder what they might be …