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Google Earth’s new mapping system

In ForestTECH by FIEA

New images released recently by Google Earth from the Landsat 8 satellite are giving viewers a crisp, stellar glimpse of our planet. In a blog post, Google Earth Engine program manager Chris Herwig explained exactly how the updated technology takes the satellite view of earth from extraordinary to breath taking. According to Herwig, the new images harness the power of …

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2015 Event Summary

In ForestTECH by FIEA

The ForestTECH 2015 technology series ran in New Zealand and Australia in November 2015. Again the turnout to this latest FIEA technology series has been excellent with over 250 technical and resource foresters attending. In addition to the two-day programmes in each country, local industry involved in GIS and remote sensing were able to capitalise on the event by running …