Object Based Image Analysis Workshop in Duluth March 16 and 17

This workshop will apply a variety of OBIA concepts and workflows to optical, lidar, and vector datasets for mapping impervious surfaces, vegetation, streams and lakes, and other land cover features.

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Registration open, presenters needed for spring “Spotlight Event” at UW-Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region are co-hosting a “geospatial confluence” of GIS, remote sensing, and photogrammetric professionals on Friday, April 17th on the UWEC campus.

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2nd Annual Geospatial Curling and Networking Event

Geospatial professionals, get your four person teams together for a night of networking, curling and all-around fun! If you’ve never curled before this is a great opportunity to give it a try. Just bring and a pair of athletic shoes and comfortable clothing. Curling is played on the ice so cool weather layering is a good idea- it’s fairly cool in the ice arena but you will get warm playing! When: Saturday, February 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Where: Frogtown Curling Club, St. Paul, MN. Check out the flyer for all the details and how to sign up.

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AUVSI Heartland Chapter Announces Unmanned Systems for Agriculture Conference

The Association of Unmanned Systems International (AUVSI) Heartland Chapter is pleased to announce a conference focusing on the application of unmanned systems within agriculture. The event is titled “Unmanned Systems & Agriculture: Realizing the Field of Dreams.” The event will be a 1 day conference emphasizing the regulatory and legal issues impacting the use of unmanned systems in agriculture as well as leading research and applications for the use of unmanned systems to improve agriculture. The Heartland Chapter is hosting this event to nurture and expand partnerships amongst members of the unmanned systems community, business, academia and government and to […]

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The January 8-9, 2015 frozen UAS tour blows into Grand Forks, North Dakota

ASPRS members from Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota drove through brisk winter weather (30-40 mph winds and temps below zero) to meet in Grand Forks, North Dakota which is now a center for high-end Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

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