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Planet launches AI-based platform, automating satellite imagery analytics

Road-detection on Planet Basemaps, Cairo, Egypt With the rise of swarms of micro satellites, the Earth Observation industry is getting a new level of detail. Thanks to Planet‘s 3m spatial resolution, the value of having a fleet of satellites lies now not in higher spatial resolution, but in higher temporal resolution. Planet’s satellites capture the imagery …

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What is GIS?

GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems. The key word to this technology is Geography – this means that some portion of the data is spatial. The post What is GIS? appeared first on GIS Lounge.

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled utility infrastructure. This wasn’t just a matter of getting the lights back on in time to catch Doctor Who. For some, it would be a matter of life and death. But …

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Dissolve short segments to create ‘generalised’ path

I have line data representing path condition. It is broken into very short segments that represent a certain parameter (categorical data). I was hoping to create a “generalised” version where smaller segments below a certain length are dissolved into others and the longest sections remain to dominate a path. Any ideas on how to achieve …

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