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New USGS LiDAR Base Specification Released

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:18pm

The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program (NGP) has released the USGS LiDAR Base Specification 2.0 that defines deliverables for nationally consistent LiDAR data acquisitions.


The first map of Americas food supply chain is mind boggling

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:43pm

Most of our food is moved across great distances—and through many different forms of transit—before it reaches our plates.


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.



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