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EuroCOW 2016 Call for Abstracts

The organisers of the  EuroCOW 2016 Workshop, held from 10 to 12 February 2016 at the EPFL campus, Lausanne, S... (read more)

OGC Calls for Participation in Point Cloud Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)  is calling for public participation in its newly-established Point Cloud... (read more)

SimActive Announces Correlator3D Version 6.2

SimActive, a Canadian developer of photogrammetry software, has launched Correlator3D version 6.2, featuring a... (read more)

RIEGL New LASzip Sponsor for LAS 1.4 Extension

RIEGL has become a sponsor of the award-winning LASzip compressor. This contribution at the Silver level will... (read more)

Gexcel Launches New Lidar Software and Hardware Solutions

Gexcel, Italy, has announced a new series of software and hardware solutions for the Lidar market able to cover a l... (read more)
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Ford and the Art of Map Maintenance

In the wake of the recent monetary turmoil, an often-heard quote is one by the late Henry Ford – founder of t... (read more)

Cartography as a Tool for Geospatial Decision Support

From 25 to 30 August 2013, the 26th International Cartographic Conference was being held in Dresden, Germany, bring... (read more)
05/08/2013Wim van Wegen, GIM International

Automated Map Generalisation

Nowadays spatial information is much more often displayed on digital devices than on a paper map. Within digital en... (read more)
24/10/2014Prof Dr Jantien Stoter, Vincent van Altena and Marc Post, The Netherlands
GIM International Summit 2016

Ed Parsons Confirmed as Keynote Speaker at GIM International Summit

The organising committee of the GIM International Summit 2016, the brand-new event for the geospatial community, is... (read more)
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Lidar Quality Assurance

Basic tools for processing Lidar point clouds, which can be extended depending on needs, provide a flexible platform for service providers and users alike. Here, the authors demonstrate how a publicly available open-source application with basic tools for visualising, editing and analysing Lidar point clouds has been extended into a compliant platform that s... (read more)
10/04/2015José Carlos Garcia and Rafael Torró, and David Hine

Operation IceBridge

Operation IceBridge completed its 2014 Antarctic field campaign, the sixth in a row, at the end of November. The campaign was aimed at recapturing a part of the Antarctic ice sheet which appears to be in irreversible decline. For six weeks from 16 October 2014, NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory collected a wealth of data for the benefit of gaining insigh... (read more)
10/04/2015Mathias Lemmens, senior editor, GIM International

Mapping Flood Vulnerability

Floods have a high impact in densely populated areas, especially when strategic infrastructure is affected. There are various human and territorial factors that influence an area’s vulnerability to flooding. Intensive agricultural activity and large urbanised areas are examples of such human factors, while the soil’s ability to absorb water is a... (read more)
10/04/2015Chiara Tagnani, Marche Polytechnic University, Francesca Sini, Marche Region, and Marco Pellegrini, LIF srl
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