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A fifth of Earths ocean floor is now mapped

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 8:53am

When the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project was launched in 2017, only 6% of the global ocean bottom had been surveyed to resolutions below 1 km.  That number is now 19%.


Using Remote Sensing to Map Invasive Species

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 8:39am

Scientists and researchers are increasingly using remote sensing methods to track and estimate where invasive species might go next as a way to limit their impact.


2020 University Student and Young Professional Digital Competition

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 8:38am

URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet is pleased to announce the details for the 2020 University Student and Young Professional Digital Competition.


Laser mapping reveals largest and oldest Mayan temple

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:42am

LiDAR is increasing the speed and scale of archeological discoveries and has now revealed the earliest and largest ceremonial structure ever built by the Maya.


The Importance of GIS

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:46pm

In this essay, David Falk writes about how GIS plays an important role in his career as an Army Officer, in his field as an engineer, and in his civilian life as potential homeowner and resident.



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