Updating land cover maps satellite images
GPS bracelets only have value if you know where they are going. Augmented Reality Sandtable (ARES) – Improving battlespace visualization with projected GIS data on a sandtable. Terrorism Search – Finding Osama Bin Laden using remote sensing imagery with biogeographic theory (distance-decay theory and island biogeography theory). Anti-aircraft – Answering anti-aircraft gun reach using 3D dome layers to avoid dangerous airspace (Anti-aircraft) 216.
Safe Landings– Parachuting from the skies safely by evaluation the underlying surroundings of the area. Intelligence Data Integration – Overlaying accurate geographic data for battlefield application and make life saving decisions 218.
Commercial Establishments – Updating commercial establishment using gv SIG Mobile and a local databases. Supply Chain – Finding which supply chains are vulnerable to better plan for interruptions (Boundless Supply Chain) 159.
Integrated Freight Network Model – Integrating highly detailed information about shipping costs, transfer costs, traffic volumes and network interconnectivity properties in a GIS-based platform. Capital Projects – Listing all the capital projects with different stages of completion. Gravity Models – Determining the likelihood of customers patronizing a particular store based on the store’s proximity, competition, and other factors. Employee Travel Times – Modelling travel times in urban networks for employee travel times. Store Openings – Historicizing a company’s store openings. Foursquare – Recommending 50 million users search for restaurants, recommend bars, and check-in around the world with a Mapbox custom branded map. Infrastructure Expansion – Comparing historical data to current conditions with satellite data from Astro Digital. Data Analytics – Analyzing location-based information to reveal relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they live. Huff Model – Calculating sales potential based on the Huff Model – an interaction model measuring the probabilities of consumers at each origin location patronizing a new store instead of other stores. Consumer Profiling – Optimizing consumer profiling with location-based information on age, ethnicity, education, housing and more. Retail Customer Segmentation – Segmenting markets by customer prototypes to improve the effectiveness of campaigns. Buying Behavior – Correlating unthinkable variables like weather and location with buying behaviors to find sales opportunities. Retail Store Movement – Detailing how customers move through retail stores, what they bought, rejected and looked at. Real-Time Gas Prices – Crowdsourcing gas price updates at various gas stations on or along a route. Store Placement – Guiding the placement of new stores by studying disposable income, population, or other variables to best serve the population. NASA Earth Observatory – Exploring the causes and effects of climate change of our atmosphere, oceans, land and life through the use of satellite data. Climate Change Skeptics – Turning skeptics into believers.
Supply and Demand – Identifying under-served areas and analyzing your competitor’s market. Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) – Fulfilling the obligations to loan in areas with particular attention to low- and moderate-income households – using GIS to understand spatial demographics. Mobile Banking – Capturing locations where existing mobile transaction occur and assisting in mobile security infrastructure. Fleet Management – Staying in route and solving scheduling problems with fleet management. Augmented Reality – Augmenting reality with commercial use in mind – such as advertising and restaurant reviews. Direct Marketing – Revitalizing selling strategies by reaching out to customers directly with locational intelligence. Drive-Time Analysis – Determining a trade area based on how long a customer must drive to get to the store – factoring in street speed limits, traffic volumes, and other impedance. Internet of Things – Improving efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit through a network of physical objects such as devices, vehicles, buildings and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity that enables these objects to collect and exchange information with one another. Market Share Analysis – Optimizing the locations of facilities so the allocated demand is maximized in the presence of competitors using tools like location-allocation in Arc GIS. Nearest Location – Resolving the nearest gas station, restaurants or coffee shop using GPS-based positioning and geocoded business data. Property Appraisal – Appraising residential properties using Census data and finding your property online through interactive property assessment viewers. Internet Geocoding – Mapping and analyzing user generated geocoded data to get a glimpse of what internet users (in the aggregate) think about particular places. Geocoding Businesses – Pinpointing anything to everything from restaurants, banks and donut shops with a list of addresses. Reverse Geocoding – Geocoding in reverse; taking locations from a map and listing their addresses. Daytime Population – Marketing products effectively with detailed daytime population demographics for an area reflecting who works in that area as opposed to residential demographics. Local Advertising – Advertising through social, local and mobile mediums through location and making presence more known. Tax Havens – Sheltering tax through tax havens then putting it all on a map. Geo Branding – Increasing credibility and increasing sales with prospective clients, vendors and media by conveying complex data to increase sales. Desire Lines – Plotting desire lines showing stores that serves customers.
(Origin and Destination – QGIS Oursins Plugin) 157.
It includes special tools for the assessment of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) climate change mitigation strategies. Vegetation Indices – Using remote sensing vegetation indices like NDVI, CTVI, NRVI and PVI to monitor vegetation change throughout time. Crime Patterns – Responding to crimes with a data-driven approach and deliver tailored responses through rapid deployment of personnel and resources. Incident Map – Keeping the community safer by streaming visual mediums for arson, assault, burglary, homicide, prostitution, robbery, theft, and vandalism in a city. Auto Theft and Recovery – Tracking auto theft with GPS-enabled vehicles. Sex Offenders – Tracking past criminal offenders with GPS movement patterns in relationship to schools and other entities. Emergency Calls and Dispatch – An emergency call starts and ends at a location.
GIS can manage both 911 calls and dispatching units to precise locations. Law Enforcement Operations – Allocating and dispatching police officers where it’s needed most by studying crime activities. Unlawful Landlords – Capturing thermal signatures of illegal tenants in sheds because renting out sheds is illegal in London, England. Predictive Policing – Patrolling Mapping clusters of burglaries or other crimes assigning more police in those locations using heat maps or Getis-Ord General G and point patterns. Missing Body Search – Narrowing down the search of a missing by finding subtle terrain anomalies in the ground using Li DAR. Megan’s Law – Obeying the requirement for local law enforcement agencies to notify residents about the presence of certain sex offenders in their area by only contacting a buffered area of the offender’s residence. Forensic GIS – Applying science and geographic information for the investigating of a crime – such as using GPS-recorded information in vehicles to prove the location at the scene of a crime.
De-Extinction – Bringing extinct species back to life and marking their previous habitats – like the passenger pigeon from 5 billion birds to zero in a couple of decades. Sky View – Maximizing the portion of visible sky and understanding potential forest habitat. Frag Stats – Computing a wide variety of landscape metrics for categorical map patterns. Topographic Position Index – Classifying the landscape into slope position and land-form category 298.Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) – Assisting conservationists worldwide through community involvement and for the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage. Sanctuary Ecologically Significant Areas – Delineating remarkable, representative and/or sensitive marine habitats, communities and ecological processes as SESAs. Mammal Magnetic Alignment – Discovering how deer can sense magnetism through satellite image analysis and field observations of body alignments of deer beds in snow.(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2008) 308.3D Archaeology – Rendering accurate and efficient 3D recordings of archaeological heritage sites, in particular archaeological excavations with aerial imagery and 3D environments. Shovel Test Pits – Logging transects, shovel test pits and other recordings when they visit potential locations to conduct field investigations. Predicting Dinosaur Tracks – Getting the inside track on understanding exactly where dinosaurs once roamed the Earth with vegetation coverage, slope, aspect and proximity to landslides. Line of Sight – Planning high-rise buildings so they don’t obstruct the view of the mountains in Portland using line of sight. Exposure to Noise – Orchestrating urban mobility plans with special consideration for the impact environmental noise using Orbis GIS. Development Planning – Making citizens happy through smart development planning and understanding the bigger picture. Crowd Simulation – Mastering the collective dynamics of interacting objects in urban phenomena at the scale of individual households, people, and units of real estate and at time-scales approaching “real time”. Solar Exposure – Harvesting light to assess the suitability of installing solar (photovoltaic) panels on roofs using 3D city models and geometric information such as the tilt, orientation and area of the roof. City Engine – Assessing feasibility and plan implementation using Esri’s City Engine improving urban planning, architecture, and overall design. Pedestrian Behavior – Discerning the movements of pedestrians and urban behavior throughout through a plaza in Copenhagen. Shadow Analysis – Diagnosing how much shadow will be casted in the pre-construction phase onto its surrounding using Bentley Map. Parking Availability – Orchestrating a parking available by collecting the percent of spaces occupied versus search time. Integration of GIS and BIM – Operating a facility with BIM (building information modeling) because of its ability to analyze information and integrate data from different systems. Tangible Landscape – Experimenting with the potential impact of different building configurations with an easy-to-use 3D sketching tool. Geodesign – Conceptualizing building plans with focus on stakeholder participation and collaboration to closely follow natural systems. Propagation of Noise in Urban Environments – Modelling 3D data to answer how urban citizens are harmed by noise pollution, and how to mitigate it with noise barriers. Space Utilization – Augmenting NASA’s Langley Research Center by applying optimization algorithms to space utilization. Ordnance Survey Geovation – Pioneering location innovation in the United Kingdom through Geovation – the collaboration, exchange of ideas and inspiring innovation. Quantarctica – Familiarizing yourself with Antarctic with the free, open-source source collection of geographical datasets. Exclusive Economic Zones – Carving out boundaries in the Arctic – Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark (via Greenland) and the United States are limited to their economic adjacent to their coasts while all waters beyond is considered international water. Shipping Route Shortcuts – Transporting goods through the Arctic passage because of melting ice in the North Pole. Sea Ice Motion – Maintaining an inventory of sea ice extents snapshots from NOAA’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. Aspect – Using aspect and incoming solar radiation data to understand how glaciers accumulate on the poleward side. Subglacial Lakes – Mapping lakes under glaciers – isolated from the outside world for up to 35 million years, and may be final refuges for life, the like of which exists nowhere else on Earth. Antarctic Digital Magnetic Anomaly Project (ADMAP) – Uncovering the tectonic evolution using near-surface magnetic anomaly data. Wildlife Tracking – Logging the species richness of marine mammals like whales, seals, walruses and narwhals and seabirds or waterfowl in the Arctic. Sea Ice Index – Bringing together data on Antarctica’s ice sheet surface, thickness and boundary using passive remote sensing. Fish – Showing the probability of occurrence and observations for fish species – from Atlantic cod to Walleye Pollock.(Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) 90.
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Logistics – Responding to military and security decisions with timely logistics and support. Camouflage Detection – Carrying out early reconnaissance missions during war using near-infrared. Military Grid Reference System – Locating points on the Earth with from three parts – grid zone designator, square identifier and numerical location. Richter Scale – Depicting earthquakes on a 3D globe like spikes on a porcupine for each reading on the Richter scale. Shared Operations – Responding to disasters with quickness and reliability using a Common Operating Picture and cloud services (Cloud GIS for Disaster Monitoring) 252.