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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.

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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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The US Is Getting Shorter as Mapmakers Race to Keep Up

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:45pm

Scientists are hard at work recalibrating where and how the nation physically sits on the planet. It’s not shrinkage — it’s “height modernization.”

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Collecting the Maps of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:44pm

As the Library of Congress archives visuals about coronavirus, it is documenting a dramatic expansion in the forms and functions of maps — and their makers.

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FAA Targets 2021 for Launch of Drone Remote ID Service

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 8:37am

The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to have remote ID service for drones.

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