“A picture is worth a thousand words”

~ Fred R. Barnard

Dabbles in data visualization – GIS, 3D Modeling, Data Formatting, Graphic Design, Cartography, Geovisualization, Remote sensing, infographics, graphic design, web design...

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Aerial Survey of 852 acres

Aerial Survey of 852 acres

The data in this map was created using an Altavian NOVA F7200 fixed drone. Thirteen Ground control points were layout over the area in and several additional points were used as check-points. These GCPs were collected with two Trimble R10 GPSs (Base and Rover). The data was processed using Pix4D cloud services.   Mission Parameters Altitude: 400 ft...
Aerial Imagery Tile Sever [BETA]

Aerial Imagery Tile Sever [BETA]

In the near future I’m going to start publishing my aerial imagery. The Goal is to use all open source applications and have several options for download. The following applications were used for the map below: VisualSFM, PMVS, CMPMVS: Used to create the point cloud, mesh and stitched photo QGIS: Used to georeference the imagery....
Government Releases New Online Data Tools

Government Releases New Online Data Tools

Last week in an initiative to be more transparent with spending the Obama administration released a new website, performance.gov.  The website is filled with maps, tables, graphs and data available to the to public for free.  There are also links to other initiatives to help the public understand where our our tax dollars are going…and...
Raster to XYZ in ArcMap

Raster to XYZ in ArcMap

The other day I need to convert multibeam and lidar data to and ASCII format for a colleague.  I have a python script that acquired several years ago for doing this, but I needed a method that people unfamiliar with python could use.  So here’s the method I came up with… Note: This method was...
Geospatial Aware PDF, No geopdf required

Geospatial Aware PDF, No geopdf required

With the new version of Acrobat/Reader 9, users have the ability to view geo-referenced Adobe PDFs. This can all be done without the use of GeoPDF. Link: http://blogs.adobe.com/acrobat/2008/07/acrobatreader_9_and_geospatial.html