geospatial software Articles

  • Eonfusion: The next generation of geospatial software

    In modern time, the ability to explore the oceans has been inextricably linked to the evolution and development of marine technology. Over the past 20 years, the steady evolution of hardware design has resulted in increased sampling rates, data volumes and resolutions. Furthermore, improvements in the manufacturing of marine technology have decreased the overall cost of hardware which has ...


    By Echoview Software, Pty Ltd

  • Using Geospatial Models and 3-D Visualization to Advance Decisionmaking and Communication of Remedial Solutions to Environmental Problems

    ABSTRACT Integrating and presenting technical information so that complex site conditions are readily understandable is a critical factor in successful negotiations with regulatory agencies and in the courtroom. During remedial investigations, a significant amount of data of varying quality and formats is collected and compiled in a multitude of database structures. The development of ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Mapping the results of mobile network monitoring: a GIS solution

    Most of us are familiar with the 'can you hear me now' commercial - a spectacled technician from a major wireless carrier moves about with a dedicated team testing the voice clarity of the network. Geographic information system (GIS) technology (Foote and Lynch, 2011), together with the use of existing data collection hardware, allows analysts to map results of mobile networks both accurately and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Six technologies that shaped EH&S

    This year, the Air & Waste Management Association celebrates its centennial. The past 100 years have yielded remarkable technological advances, especially in the area of information technology (IT). Within our professional lifetimes, we have shifted from using manually typed memos and reports, pink telephone message slips and pagers to computer-generated reports, Internet data exchange, e-mail, ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Climate change case study

    European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) commissioned a team of scientists to assess the change in vulnerability of EU Member States to infectious disease over the next fifty years as a result of projected changes in climate. Vose lead the modelling part of the project, developing a range of indices that allowed ‘heat maps’ to be produced showing regions down to ...

  • Metadata State of Play - Compliance Testing and Interoperability Checking

    The rapid increase of spatial data, proprietary software and the implementation of location based technologies to many modern industrial and business activities has created a need to maximise the open exchange of information between geospatial enabled parties. Since the mid nineteen nineties a whole series of international, regional and national spatial data infrastructures (SDI) have been ...


  • Analysis of historic drought in Australia shows how the Ecometrica Platform can help assess and model global water risk

    A new Ecometrica Platform Mapping application allows users to easily access and compare historical drought index records and anomalies for any area in the Murray Darling Basin. ...


    By Ecometrica

  • Shellfisheries: Time to prepare for ocean acidification

    Both physical and social factors must be considered as coastal communities brace for an uncertain future. Oceans are gradually becoming warmer and more acidic as more carbon dioxide enters the atmosphere — two shifts that are altering the economic foundations of many coastal regions. In a ...


    By Ensia

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