Consequences Assessment Tool Set (CATS) – Analyzing damage to the environment, the exposed population, and provides real-time resource allocation information to mitigate the consequences. Vulnerability to Natural Hazards – Deselecting hazard-prone land for more resilient communities through smart land planning. Search and Rescue – Rescuing missing persons drones using small, highly maneuverable unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). Volcanic Ash – Rendering volcanic ash clouds in 3D for their dispersion of spillages underwater. Earthquake Epicenter/Hypocenter – Establishing the epicenter, hypocenters, faults and lineaments, radius and frequency of earthquakes. Volcano Activity – Monitoring thermal emission from the volcano’s summit in Iceland using Landsat’s Thermal Infrared. Disaster Warning – Alerting citizens before a large-scale earthquake happens with a new generation of inter-operable early warning systems for multiple hazards.(DEWS – Distant Early Warning System for Tsunamis – u Dig) 275.Flight Path – Simulating flight paths integrated with elevation data, imagery and other spatial data using Falcon View. Search for Flight MH370 – Crowd-sourcing the search for flight MH370 with satellite imagery provided by Digital Globe. Airspace Builder – Visualizing the air available to aircraft to fly in with 3D volumes using NASA’s World Wind. Air Traffic Control – Fine-tuning air traffic control with a common operational picture for security vulnerability and land use permitting. Drone No-fly Zones – Delineating drone no-fly zones where it’s illegal to fly such as near airports and military bases. Aeronautical Charts – Scouting out best routes, safe altitudes and navigation aids in the sky with aeronautical charts. Runway Approach Zone Encroachment – Pinpointing obstructions in the approach zone of a runway using detailed elevation data to ensure no collisions FAA Safety Analysis. Airport Sound Exposure – Assessing the relationship between aircraft-generated noise levels and land uses, noise receptors, and demographics in the airport environs. Fly Through – Cruising the high altitudes with interactive 3D viewing and fly-throughs with Landserf. Flight Simulator – Becoming a pilot in the cockpit with three-dimensional perspective views of an area by combined with elevation and imagery. Air Space Review – Automating the dissemination and portrayal of Special Activity Airspace information via OGC Web Services. Toyota Vehicle Crowd Sourcing – Piecing together hyper-precise and up-to-date maps using Toyota vehicle’s GPS and camera. In-Vehicle Usage – Monitoring driving habits like speed, sudden acceleration and pushing hard on the brakes for insurance underwriting. Geo Fencing – Immobilizing cross border travel with geofencing (virtual barriers) – perfect for car sharing and rental programs. Self-Driving Vehicles – Sitting back and relaxing while Google’s autonomous car does all the work equipped with Li DAR, GPS, an inertial unit and sophisticated software. GPS Receivers – Nurturing mapping technology as it’s almost standard to have a GPS receiver and a monitor with all the latest maps. Waze Real-Time Driving – Saving time and money on your commute as drivers share real-time traffic information and road alerts with each other with Waze. Estimated Travel Time – Locking in your destination and getting live updates for estimated travel time. Morgan Freeman’s Voice – Enjoying the calm, soothing voice of Morgan Freeman as he delivers directions from your GPS navigation system. Market Share – Examining branch locations, competitor locations and demographic characteristics to identify areas worthy of expansion or determine market share in Maptitude. ATM Machine – Filling in market and service gaps by understanding where customers, facilities, and competitors are with address locating, database management and query tools. World Bank Economic Statistics – Slicing and dicing raw financial data from the World Bank. Merger and Acquisitions – Profiling and finding opportunities to gain and build where customers are with market profiling 138.
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Sea Level Rise – Collecting data to study sea level rise and climate change from Jason-3 satellite. County Climate – See for yourself how average maximum temperature rises/falls in each county in the United States. Desertification – Understanding the underlying causes of desertification such as inappropriate agriculture practices, deforestation and drought. Land Surface Temperature Change – Using map algebra to see how land surface temperature changes year-by-year. Piecing Together the Climate Change Puzzle – Combining various climate change data sets from various sources – for example relating land practices with atmosphere aerosols. Pollution Modelling – Mapping air pollution sources and impacts on environment and people. Google Planetary Engine – Seeing with your own two eyes the alarming changes of our planet. Bird Risk and Richness – Studying the effects of shrinking habitats on bird populations in the world. Carbon Sequestration – Deferring global warming through carbon sequestration through location-based carbon management systems. Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification – Modelling observed and projected climate change scenarios with variables such as population growth, economic development and varying energy use and technological innovations. Smog – Squinting your eyes to see through all of that smog. Temperature Change – Measuring the effects of greenhouse gases being the main culprit of temperature change by mapping temperature at levels above the Earth’s surface. Climate Change Design – Redesigning to accommodate climate change and pinpointing those locations needed most. Land Change Modeller – Simplifying innovative land planning and decision support with IDRISI’s Land Change Modeler.
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.
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(Satellite Image Corporation Agro Watch Green Vegetation Index) 18. Milky Way – Surveying the inner part of the Milky Way Galaxy with GLIMPSE (Galactic Legacy Infrared Midplane Extraordinaire) 51.
One year in the making, these are some of your favorite GIS applications you haven’t heard of yet: GIS student project ideas, GIS case studies, GIS projects, GIS uses – From over 50 industries, this jam-packed guide of 1000 GIS applications will open your mind to our amazing planet and its inter-connectivity. Disease Control – Combating the spread of pests through by identifying critical intervention areas and efficient targeting control interventions. Swiss Alps Farming – Cultivating south-facing slopes in the Swiss Alps using aspect data because it shelters from cold and dry winds which is critical to successful crop growth. 3D Scanners for Biomass – Measuring with laser accuracy 3D biomass using the FARO scanner. Real-time Crop Yields – Shifting to real-time crop monitoring and targeted, automated responses with drones and precision watering sensors. Current Food Security – Safeguarding food insecure populations by establishing underlying causes through satellite, mobile-collected and GIS data storage. Agri-tourism – Navigating through crop mazes with GPS receivers in the developing field of agri-tourism. Plant Hardiness – Defining distinct boundaries in which plants are capable of growing as defined by climatic conditions. Machine Performance – Logging geographic coordinates of agricultural machinery in a farm field to better understand the spatially variability cost of field operation and machinery performance. Future Food Demand – Diagnosing the future food demand and planning how to fulfill the needs of a growing and increasingly affluent population. Crop Assimilation Model – Simulating soil, water and crop processes to better understand crop productivity and monitoring using the Crop Assimilation Model tool in GRASS GIS. Water Stress – Balancing the ratio of local withdrawal (demand) over the available water (supply). Historical Agricultural Land – Plotting the historical and future farming trends served. Hunger Map – Raising awareness about global hunger and places that are in need. Agromap – Breaking down primary food crops by sub-national administrative districts and aggregating by crop production, area harvested and crop yields. Crop Resilience to Climate Change – Adapting to climate change and shifting weather patterns by promote the continued health of your fields. Crop Productivity – Calibrating crop productivity using indices like Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to estimate global crop productivity.
Georeferenced Video – Cataloging and retrieving full motion video using the Arc GIS Full Motion Video Add-In or Hexagon Geospatial Geo Media Motion Geo Video Analyst. Detecting IED – Monitoring disturbed surfaces one day to next to find Improvised Explosive Devices 247.
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.