Tag Archive: imagery

Apr 16 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/16/12): Thailand Moving to Avoid Repeat of 2011


This week: Thailand’s battle to avoid future flooding in Bangkok, the recovery along the Missouri, the effect of dams, Hickenlooper on the Colorado River, and a compilation of useful mapping and imagery posts from the ArcGIS blog. Thailand Moves to Avoid Repeat of 2011 Flood Catastrophe (Voice of America) For residents of Thailand’s capital, the …

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Nov 08 2011

Virtual Site Visit 2


If you want to have a quick look at a project site without actually going there, the free applications I mentioned in the last post will certainly get the job done.  However, it is often important to gather more information that requires better data and more powerful analysis tools.  Imagery and Topography There are limitless …

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May 09 2011

We have no clue where this data came from…

How many times has this happened to you: you receive a dataset from a client or a prime on a project and it has no defined projection or metadata information. We work with anyone from the federal government level  to private bridge designers and we’ve seen it over and over again, especially with client provided …

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Apr 28 2011

Know Your Data


More often, success in business and government is tied directly or indirectly to an ability to use, interpret and integrate geographic information and geospatial processes. Jim Farley, GeoWorld Magazine Since data is the foundation for any study or design, knowing a little something about the data you use should be a priority.  We don’t all …

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