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USGS 3DEP Lidar Point Cloud Now Available as Amazon Public Dataset

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 3:17pm

The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is excited to announce the availability of a new way to access and process lidar point cloud data from the 3DEP repository.


Exploring The Grand Canyon, Through Maps

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:08pm

Matthew Toro from ASU Libraries is working to collect and organize maps of the Grand Canyon National Park to help tell its geologic and cultural stories.


Research project aims to build geospatial artificial intelligence for landform detection

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:08pm

Recently selected for funding from the National Science Foundation, TerrainAI, developed by Wenwen Li at ASU, will investigate novel ways to inject key spatial principles into the machine learning process for more intelligent and automated extraction of spatial patterns and knowledge from multisource remote sensing data.


FAA Certifies UPS to Operate Nations First Drone Delivery Airline

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:07pm

The company’s subsidiary will expand its unmanned aircraft operation to transport potentially life-saving medical supplies.


A Zoological Datum: How Honey Bees Use Datums for Mapping and Navigation

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:58am

Aside from humans, bees are the only animals on earth known to map and communicate spatial information, including using their own datums.



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