GIS

Linking landscape diversity with biological diversity at the Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve

In June 2015, the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) offered a field-based graduate course in Costa Rica titled “Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach.” To supplement the field-based instruction and incorporate a GIS/remote sensing component, Dr. Eben Broadbent, assistant professor of geography at the University of Alabama and co-director of the…

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The Faces of DigitalGlobe: Pierre Izard

The Faces of DigitalGlobe is a series of blog posts highlighting individuals and teams within DigitalGlobe. This month, we are highlighting Pierre Izard, Director, Global Strategic Alliances. Pierre  joined DigitalGlobe in 2000 and is currently developing the company’s Global Strategic Alliances program.  Pierre has contributed in a broad range of…

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DigitalGlobe Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign to Help Save Hawaii’s Native Forests

In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, DigitalGlobe today activated its Tomnod crowdsourcing platform to help preserve Hawaii’s remaining native forests, the areas that remain mostly untouched by civilization. Invasive weeds, such as the Australian Tree Fern and African Tulip Tree, are aggressively spreading throughout Hawaii’s high-elevation rainforests. In fact, invasive…

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Geospatial Analysis – Sochi Olympics and Social Media

While millions of people around the world were enjoying the Olympics in Sochi on television, DigitalGlobe’s geospatial analysts were imaging the events via the company’s constellation of commercial high-resolution satellites and adding layers of social media data from web intelligence company, RecordedFuture. [iframe src=”http://www.digitalglobe.com/interactive/sochi-tweet/” width=”100%” height=”600″] An up-to-date imagery basemap…

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