Why “Drone” Is a Dirty Word: The Difference Between Drones and Professional UAV Equipment

Common terms and abbreviations: UAV = Unmanned Aerial Vehicle sUAS = small Unmanned Aircraft System (less than 55lbs) RTK = Real Time Kinematic, high accuracy gnss positioning using local controls for correction and validation. GNSS = Global Navigation Satellite System(GPS-United States, BeiDou-China, Galileo-Europe, GLONASS-Russia) Photogrammetry = science and technology of making measurements using photographs. This […]

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Happy Star Wars Day 2021!

Three Times When Thinking Spatially Saved the Day in the Star Wars Universe May 4th of every year is considered “Star Wars Day” (May the fourth be with you!), and this provides a great opportunity to seek wisdom from this iconic universe. How have GIS, Mapping, and spatial thinking affected significant moments across the various […]

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