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March 2017

Taking steps into Web GIS

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In June 2000 ESRI released ArcIMS 3.0 (in late 1999 we had ArcView 3.2). ArcIMS was the first ‘GIS for the web’ platform that I used, circa 2003. From memory I recall having plenty of ‘fun’ installing it on our intranet server. We were convinced by the numerous organisations that were either using it and… Read More »Taking steps into Web GIS

Sentinel 2b is launched

Sentinel 2b was successfully launched this week, joining 2a in orbit. 2b has now entered a 3 month commissioning phase; manoeuvring it into its final orbit, calibration of the camera and checking the ground link is functioning. There was a really nice write up of Sentinel 2b and the value that ESA’s Copernicus program is… Read More »Sentinel 2b is launched

5 Awesome things about Google Earth Engine

This week I saw an excellent overview of Google Earth Engine Google Earth Engine docs I’ve previously written about Google Earth Engine here. If you want a basic guide, take a look. It is worth repeating from my previous article, “You can sign up / request access here As long as you are… Read More »5 Awesome things about Google Earth Engine