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Satellite Imagery A Promising Tool To Monitor Arctic Polar Bears
2014-07-10 03:14:50

PLOS Polar bear population estimates based on satellite images are similar to aerial estimates, according to a study published July 9, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Seth Stapleton from United States Geological Survey and colleagues. The potentially severe impacts of climate change in the Arctic may threaten regional wildlife. Scientists trying to develop efficient and effective wildlife monitoring techniques to track Arctic populations face great challenges, including the...

2014-01-24 08:20:30

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GeoDragon sensor system has now been integrated and flown on an Arcturus UAV T-20 Tier II unmanned aerial vehicle. The sensor system is enclosed in a wing-mounted pod and is capable of high resolution 2-D and 3-D image capture. The sensor was designed by Urban Robotics in Portland, Oregon. The aircraft was built by Arcturus UAV in Rohnert Park, California. The GeoDragon system can create 3-D reconstructions in near-real time...

2013-07-25 23:04:34

Velodyne showcases 3D LiDAR sensors during the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition (sUSB Expo) on Friday July 26, 2013. Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Velodyne will present its latest successes in the world of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) equipped with real-time, 3D LiDAR sensors during the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition (sUSB Expo) on Friday July 26, 2013. During the two day event, taking place at the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco,...

2011-01-16 00:23:10

Jim Crabtree to retire after four and a half decades as a professional land surveyor, certified photogrammetrist and manager. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 14, 2011 Jim Crabtree to retire after four and a half decades as a professional land surveyor, certified photogrammetrist and manager. Active in survey since 1963, Crabtree has worked both nationally and internationally. He served Aerometric, Inc., in Virginia from 1965 to 1979, before leaving to work on projects in the Middle East and...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Four aerial imagery providers around the world - Midwest Aerial Photography in the U.S., Kyodo Surveying Co., Ltd. in Japan, Beijing Guodian Jingwei Engineering Technology Co. in China and Geoplana Ingenieure in Germany - have acquired the new Intergraph® Z/I Imaging DMC II camera to meet the ever-growing needs of the mapping and aerial photography industry. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) The...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Demand for high-quality digital imagery created by first DMC fuels growth and need for second camera HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerial Surveys International, LLC, an image acquisition firm based near Denver, Colorado, has purchased a second Intergraph(R) Digital Mapping Camera (DMC(R)) to meet increasing demand from customers for high-quality digital imagery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) "After deploying our first DMC one year ago, we...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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