Web GIS Improves Lidar Collection Response Time

The LMAP Initiative
The remarkable capabilities of airborne Lidar continue to improve, with scanners now able to emit more than a million pulses every second. Although it has never been easier to acquire high-quality laser data, storing and managing the huge volume of Lidar data collected can prove to be a challenge. Combined with associated metadata such as survey information, environmental conditions and flight lines, data management has now become a critical priority and focus. This article outlines a new initiative called LMAP that provides an automated workflow for uploading and storing Lidar and metadata into GIS. Developed in a partnership between RIEGL of... (read more)
2019-05-21 10:01:13

Unique 3D Habitat Map of the Great Barrier Reef

International aquatic remote sensing company EOMAP recently showcased its unique contribution to the world's first 3D habitat map of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) at the International Forum on Satellite-Derived Bathymetry (SDB Day 2019) in Australia. The mapping project, titled ‘3D live habitats for the full extent of the Great Barrier Reef’, will for the first time provide maps of the predicted coral types and underwater landscape for the more than 3,000 reefs within the 350,000 square kilometres of the GBR. EOMAP’s cutting-edge technology provides essential data for this revolutionary project, in which the University of Queensland (UQ), Great Barrier Reef Marine Park... (read more)
2019-05-20 10:58:04

International Geomatics Forms Partnership to Highlight Digital Mapping

International Geomatics has announced a key working relationship to drive forward their growth plans. The group, which was established in late 2017, operates under the founding differentiator of enhanced delivery of digital data to clients. Now, it has teamed up with fellow industry newcomer, GreySellsGlobal, to offer the digital mapping portal product, marineGRIDD. marineGRIDD is a web portal-based spatial delivery product which migrates new or existing datasets into a simple, user accessed system to deliver digital mapping to the client on handheld devices. It will be developed as the delivery mechanism for digital mapping products covering selected regional offshore activity... (read more)
2018-03-23 10:16:27

Online Portal with Fast Access to High-quality Water Depth Data

The Bathymetrics Data Portal allows users to search, purchase and automatically download the best available water depth information directly from the online store to their computer. It is a combined offering by DHI, experts in water environments, TCarta, a global provider of marine geospatial products, and DigitalGlobe, a provider of high-resolution satellite imagery. It is offering continuously expanding 2m bathymetry data in shallow water areas and a global database of interpolated 90m bathymetry. The Bathymetrics Data Portal allows users to search for data in their area of interest and purchase what they need. Data is priced by the square kilometer;... (read more)
2017-09-14 01:05:35

TCarta Marine to Unveil Bathymetric Data Portal at Ocean Business 2017

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has announced the launch of Bathymetrics, an online portal offering instant access to satellite-derived bathymetric data sets. TCarta Marine will unveil the Bathymetrics portal and initial 2-metre data sets at the upcoming Ocean Business 17 Conference in Southampton, England. “The Bathymetrics portal will enable customers to search for coastal zone bathymetric data, pay by the square kilometre for just the data they need, and download it immediately into their digital mapping software,” said TCarta Marine CEO David Critchley. “The accessibility and affordability of the portal data will appeal to marine mapping... (read more)
2017-03-28 02:49:20

TCarta Marine Merge with Proteus Geo

TCarta Marine LLC of Denver, Colo. has merged with Proteus Geo of Oxford, UK to create a global mapping company that provides bathymetric and marine data sets from the shallow coastal zone out to the continental shelf. The new company is called TCarta Marine and will maintain offices in Denver and Oxford. “We believe the merged company provides a wider and more sophisticated range of products than any other supplier worldwide,” said TCarta Marine CEO David Critchley. “TCarta Marine is now a one-stop shop for bathymetric and marine data.” TCarta Marine will continue offering all existing product lines from the... (read more)
2017-02-03 05:09:31

Looking at Where Value Comes From - Esri User Conference 2015

Opening events, Pete Wilkinson, Esri’s head of customer success, urged us to use the downloadable event app. Alas, he later had to apologise for some of its shortcomings within the rambling floors and halls of Westminster’s QEII centre. Handing over to Esri CEO Stuart Bonthrone, the day began in earnest. In a wide-ranging introduction to the day, he argued that business needs to transform rapidly in the face of climate change; and GIS has a role to play. Ahead of us was learning about topics as diverse as air pollution, story mapping for Crimestoppers, endangered biodiversity, Ireland’s new water authority,... (read more)
2017-01-05 03:53:02
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