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USGS Selects Dewberry for Utah Mapping Project

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Dewberry will map approximately 13,600 square miles of land across 12 counties in Utah under a mapping service contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Thursday it will collect and analyze data using a light detection and ranging system for the project area encompassing the counties of Cache, Carbon, Dagget, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Morgan, Iron, Weber, Summit, Washington and Uintah.

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Cray Adds Geospatial, Deep Learning Features to Data Analytics Software Products

Cray has updated its suite of artificial intelligence and analytics platforms in a push to help organizations gain insight from geospatial data for government and industrial applications. The company said Monday it added a geospatial reference configuration and a deep learning plugin to the Urika CS and XC software offerings to manage AI training for deep neural network models.

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Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project

Dewberry will lead an industry team to complete a mapping project in Florida using airborne light detection and ranging technology under a potential $20M contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with seven industry partners to collect lidar, survey the ground and prepare digital …

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Hexagon US Federal Secures DOI Geospatial Tech BPA

Hexagon US Federal, an independent subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure‘s U.S. federal business, has received a five-year blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Geological Survey to provide a range of geospatial products and services to the Interior Department. The contract covers Hexagon software and associated software maintenance, including products that support spatial modeling, point cloud extraction, …

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Pete Briere Joins Continental Mapping as Civil Works Division General Manager

Pete Briere, a 20-year geospatial industry veteran and former general manager at Premier Geospatial, has been appointed general manager of Continental Mapping‘s civil works division. He will be responsible for business development, field acquisition and production functions for the company’s federal survey and mapping services in his new position, Continental Mapping said. …

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Woolpert to Help USGS Collect Lidar Elevation Data Across Tennessee

Woolpert has started to collect light detection and ranging elevation data across 49 Tennessee counties in support of three lidar projects managed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Two of the three contracts USGS awarded to Woolpert support the agency’s 3D Elevation Program that seeks to establish a national map through data collection with lidar technology, the company said …

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NGA, US Geological Survey Solicit Applications from Universities for Geospatial Sciences Program

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Geological Survey have begun to solicit applications from universities and schools that are interested to serve as partners of a geospatial sciences program. NGA formed the Centers of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences program with USGS in an effort to establish partnerships with …

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NASA Releases Mercury’s Initial Global Topographic Model from Messenger Mission; Kris Becker Comments

NASA’s Planetary Data System has unveiled Mercury’s initial global digital elevation model produced through the use of at least 100,000 images and data collected by the space agency’s MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging spacecraft. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory said Friday the global DEM details the planet’s lowest and highest …

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