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The landsat Program

This is not a deep dive technical explanation of all things Landsat, it's a brief overview of the Landsat mission, what it takes to launch a Landsat satellite, how the data get back to earth, and what it is used for.   There is also a brief discussion of...

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A self-contained environment for open source geospatial tools

OSGeoLive is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive, or Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial. It's not just a bunch of open source geospatial tools it's an environment for geospatial to...

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Collecting And Processing Aerial Imagery At Scale

This is not a podcast episode about collecting data from a plane! it's a podcast episode about the possibilities of large-scale aerial mapping using only RGB data and the challenges you face along the way.   Dr. Michael Bewley from www.nearmap.com   Reme...

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Labels Matter

Labels matter and if we are talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Deep Learning then they matter a lot! but what is labeled data? how is it different from tagging, annotating, or segmentation?    This podcast episode is an introdu...

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Getting Your Geospatial Start-Up Started

Perhaps you have thought about starting your own Geospatial business or maybe you are just curious about the kind of people that do venture into the world of entrepreneurship within the geospatial industry. Carly Morris, head of Geovation gives us an ins...

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Flood Monitoring From Space

Monitoring flooding from space is hard, even for a radar that can look through clouds and operate at night! Shay Strong from ICEYE walks us through some of the challenges around creating a reliable and predictable flood monitoring process and explains wh...

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Where Does The Blue Dot Come From?

Calculating the location of your mobile device ( the blue dot ) is not as straightforward as you might imagine. It involves databases of wifi hotspots, 3D city models, IMU's, GNSS, your proximity to cell towers, and maybe something called visual position...

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How To Become A Certified GIS Professional

What does it mean to be a certified geospatial professional? what are the requirements? what does the process look like and who is this for. Tony Spicci the Executive Director of the GIS Certification Institute joins us today to answer these questions. G...

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Geospatial Side Hustles

Have you ever thought about starting your own side hustle? working on something with the hopes of it turning into a full-time gig? This is all about selling maps online, geospatial content as a service, and geospatial freelancing gigs.    This episode is...

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Open Topography – Infrastructure for Topographic Data

OpenTopography provides community access to high-resolution, topography data, related tools, and resources ... FOR FREE!   OpenTopograhy.org   Sponsored by Regrid.com Leading provider of land parcels and location context data for your maps, apps, and spa...

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GeoNode – Open Source Geospatial Content Management System

GeoNode is a geospatial content management system, a platform for the management and publication of geospatial data. Maybe think of it as an open-source ArcGIS Online.   Luis Bermudez CEO at GeoSolutions USA  https://www.linkedin.com/in/bermudez/ https:...

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LiDAR From Drones

Drone LiDAR might generate 2 -300 points per square meter but how do you filter it? why choose to collect LiDAR from drones instead of from the ground? what is are breaklines and how to ground truth drone LiDAR  If you don't know the answer to any or one...

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Hiring And Being Hired For Geospatial Jobs

This episode is a behind-the-scenes look at the hiring process for geospatial jobs. What might the hiring process look like, who are the gatekeepers and what are they looking for?  Nathan Heazlewood - Business Consulting Lead at Eagle Technology https://...

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Building A Personal Brand In The Geospatial Industry

Joe Morrison has built a personal brand in the geospatial industry. This is how he did and how you can do the same thing!    This is the second half of a conversation with Joe, for more context listen to the previous podcast episode called "The Problem W...

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The Problem With Satellite Data Is …That It Is Not A Commodity

There has been so much talk about satellite data and what we can do with it lately that it feels like we should all be swimming in satellite data, the problem is that satellite data is not a commodity.  Joe Morrison on Twitter https://twitter.com/mouthof...

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Being A Conservation Planner

Carolyn Koestner hated the introduction to the GIS course but now she is working towards earning GISP, certification as a GIS professional - how did that happen?    Connect with Carolyn on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ckoestner/     Remember to...

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Open Drone Map

OpenDroneMap is an open-source photogrammetry toolkit to process aerial imagery into maps and 3D models.    https://docs.opendronemap.org/ PDAL GDAL QGIS   Remember to Subscribe 🙂  Share this podcast with a friend! Join the email list https://mapscaping...

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Being an Early Stage GIS Professional

Adam Black is an early-stage GIS professional currently working full time as a GIS technician working for a transit authority. This is his journey, how he got his first job, what networking has meant in terms of his career and why he is excited about a c...

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MapStore

MapStore is an Open Source highly modular Web GIS framework. It is used to create, manage and share maps, dashboards, and stories created by mixing geospatial contents served from sources like OpenStreetMap, Bing, or from servers adhering to OGC standard...

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Starting Your Own Geospatial Consultancy

Maybe you have thought about starting your own business? about being your own boss. Helen Cooper is the founder of https://www.mapitout.co.uk/ and today on the podcast she shares how and why she started her own geospatial consultancy business with the ho...

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Streamable Data And Geospatial Web Applications

More and more geospatial applications are moving from the desktop to the web browser and in order for this to make sense, we need to be able to stream data from a server to the client. But what is streamable data? what formats or protocols are streamable...

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