Geo International

Geo International Sept 2014

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In the current issue:

  • Geoint: Of The People, By The People, For The People

    Geoint: Of The People, By The People, For The People

    Crowdsourcing satellite imagery for Big GEOINT represents a new and powerful tool for those addressing questions such as how many people are affected by the conflict in South Sudan? What is the extent of damage caused by the revolution in Syria? Where should the US Navy focus its search for Malaysian Airlines flight 370?


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  • Rank and file


    Rank and file


    GeoPDFs have provided the US army with a solution to its Big Data problem – how to make the huge amount of geospatial data the US government owns available to untrained soldiers in an easy-to-use and understandable format. Ray Caputo reports
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  • Frankenstein’s data


    Frankenstein’s data


    When Big Data meets open spatial data does it create benefit for the economy or a data monster that we will not be able to control? Keiran Millard considers how we can sustainably exploit Big Spatial Data
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  • Big spatial data analytics


    Big spatial data analytics


    A huge amount of geospatial data is now available, so analysing that data can be a problem for any organisation. Colin Henderson looks at the tools available for Big Spatial Data Analytics
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  • Tropical forest change monitoring


    Tropical forest change monitoring


    SAR imagery is an accurate, reliable and cost-effective source of information for monitoring changes in tropical forests over very large areas. David Belton explains how RADARSAT-2 imagery was used in the Republic of Cameroon to detect and quantify illegal logging activities
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  • Realising the future we want


    Realising the future we want


    Through FIG’s Africa Task Force, surveyors have been encouraged and enabled to become agents of positive change throughout the continent, reports Diane Dumashie
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  • Engaging the challenges, enhancing the relevance


    Engaging the challenges, enhancing the relevance


    Louise Friis-Hansen reports from the XXV FIG Congress 2014, which was held between 16 and 21 June, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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