Category Archives: The Geospatial Times

Free For All – July 2019 – Free and Open Data Sources

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Now that we covered where to find free GIS software in the last edition of the Free For All, it is time to discuss places to find the fuel that stokes your GIS fire. Free and open data has … Read more

Image Hunter Updates – 50-cm Vricon DEMs Are Live!

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If you are searching for medium and high-resolution satellite imagery, the search is over as Image Hunter is the solution you’ve been looking for! Featuring satellite and aerial imagery as well as digital elevation models (DEMs) from a constantly expanding … Read more

Our Changing Landscape – Urban and Suburban Growth in Washington D.C.

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In this monthly feature, we span the globe to examine Our Changing Landscape with a time series of medium resolution RapidEye satellite imagery. The RapidEye archive dates back to late 2008 and already contains more than 14 billion square kilometers … Read more

Your Imagery Work Break – 2018 Wimbledon Championships

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(Images Courtesy: DigitalGlobe. Processed by Apollo Mapping for improved color accuracy and clarity.) We love maps. We love imagery. We love work breaks. We hope you like them as well! When was the last time you went out for a … Read more

Cricket’s Chirp – July

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Cricket’s Chirp is created for Apollo Mapping by Ron Ruelle, a Boulder, Colorado based cartoonist, lllustrator and teacher. No animals are harmed in the creation of these comics, but Ron sometimes breaks a pencil in frustration. You can see more … Read more

Out of this World – Exoplanets Aplenty

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Potentially habitable planets are popping up everywhere. Our perception of how many of these planets exist has changed drastically with the increasing number comparable in size with Earth and in the habitable zone of their stars. The most recent discovery … Read more

30-cm Color WorldView-3/4 Image of the Month – Washington, D.C.

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Every time we look at WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 (WV3/4) imagery, we are blown away. And we hope you are equally impressed with the data! In June, we stopped in one of world’s most colorful towns with one of its tallest … Read more

BREAKING NEWS – WorldView -3 SWIR Now Delivered at 3.7-meter Resolution!!!

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We are literally drafting this article the day our July newsletter is being put together (i.e. June 25th) so we have very limited information, but what we do 100% know is that WorldView-3 shortwave infrared (SWIR) data will now be … Read more