Geospatial 101

Accuracy at the core of 21st century cartography

Cartography in the 21st century has evolved from traditional static paper maps to dynamic maps updated on a frequent basis. In this new mapping paradigm, locational accuracy is a key aspect for identifying features on the ground. Traditional maps sought to depict features on the ground in two dimensions and…

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Little known facts about satellites

Unless you are preparing for an appearance on Jeopardy, you might not know some of the following interesting facts about satellites and satellite imagery. Fun Facts about Satellites: Satellites travel at 18,000 miles per hour. That means in a given day, satellites can travel the entire circumference of the Earth…

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