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Survey Earth in a Day 4D, Join Geospatial Professionals On the Day of the Solstice June 21, 2015 To Collect Data And Increase Public Awareness

Survey Earth in a Day 4D – come together once again as a global surveying community to gather data and increase public awareness of the surveying profession On the day of the solstice June 21, 2015, geospatial professionals around the world

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Guts Google Earth

AutoCAD Civil 3D Filedia Command Video

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise … Autodesk Guts Google Earth From AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 In working with the newly released AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013, it surprised me to find out that Autodesk gutted Google Earth functionality from this latest C3D version. After not

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup October 30, 2011

Survey Traverse by a Small Boulder

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-30 Atlas Machinery Supply Ltd. Expands into the Construction Market with Leica Geosystems Canada Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup October 23, 2011 Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter

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NASA and Japan Release Improved Topographic Map of Earth

NASA Terra Spacecraft Views Mt. Whitney

PASADENA, Calif. – NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA’s Terra spacecraft. The map, known as a global digital elevation model, was

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NOAA’s VDatum a Free Unlimited Access Web-Based GIS Software Tool

NOAA Vertical Datum Transformation tool NOAA’s just-completed first edition VDatum tool will allow users to combine and transform geospatial data from different sources onto a single vertical  reference surface, removing the largest obstacle GIS users face when creating products that enable

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NASA Earth Observation Satellite Glory Failed to Reach Orbit

NASA Earth Study Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit WASHINGTON — NASA’s Glory mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Friday at 5:09:45 a.m. EST failed to reach orbit. Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the Taurus

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit

Here’s a news article from earlier this month that I missed, but thought was interesting. Besides, the picture of the rocket taking off is pretty cool, too! Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit GOES-P has improved severe weather, solar storm

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Free U.S. Earth Imagery Sharpens Shared View of Global Challenges

USGS Director McNutt a Leader in U.S. Delegation at International Conference Free, easily accessible U.S. satellite data enables any citizen, scientist, or analyst who can use the information to contribute to a shared vision of the challenges facing our planet.

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USGS Astrogeologists Contribute to “Moon in Google Earth”

Astrogeologists at the U.S. Geological Survey here provided critical data sets used in the latest release of planetary exploration tools from Google, Inc.  The updated software enables users to explore the moon in high detail, including the Apollo 11 landing

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand captures fragile Earth in wide-angle Video on TED.com

In this image-filled talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand displays his three most recent projects on humanity and our habitat — stunning aerial photographs in his series “The Earth From Above,” personal interviews from around the globe featured in his web project “6

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Land Surveyors United-Earth’s First Online Surveying Community

What if there was a way for Land Surveyors to meet online and develop social networks, without leaving their desks? Well then I’m happy to introduce to you Land Surveyors United (LSU). This is a social media site developed by

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