GIS Professional February 2017

In this issue, GPS linked to an iPad and GIS software is bringing significant efficiency gains in data capture to a water management organisation, reports Mary Jo Wagner; Space is no longer the sole preserve of the military and telecoms. The market is growing for a whole raft of applications, says Niall Conway; OSi is the world’s first national mapping agency able to produce 1:1,000,000 maps in a fully automated workflow from its 1:1,000 database, reports Frédérique Coumans; and Advances in GIS and 3D modelling drive greater opportunities to develop geo-environmental information systems, argues Dr Katherine Royse.

Also, the Editor looks back on some cartographic high points during 2016, including those published in GIS Professional; and Conor Smyth reflects on how he’s not looked back following a big career move after 25 years in the public sector.

Plus all the latest news and regular columns - Happy reading!

Creating a New Normal in the Everglades

Specification tablePage 10: GPS linked to an iPad and GIS software is bringing significant efficiency gains in data capture to a water management organisation, reports Mary Jo Wagner. Read now.

Future Directions for the Space Industry

Specification tablePage 21: Space is no longer the sole preserve of the military and telecoms. The market is growing for a whole raft of applications, says Niall Conway. Read now.

The Role of Geological Data in Smart Cities

Specification tablePage 25: Advances in GIS and 3D modelling drive greater opportunities to develop geo-environmental information systems, argues Dr Katherine Royse of BGS. Read now.