News tagged with topographic maps

FalconView Mapping Software Goes Open Source

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has released an open-source version of its popular FalconView software. The program displays topographical maps, aeronautical charts, satellite images ...

Aug 12, 2009
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The search serpent: The next wave in robotics

How does one design a robot that maneuvers in three dimensions and navigates all manner of terrain? Those are the main challenges that Howie Choset at Carnegie Mellon University is attempting to tackle.

May 17, 2011
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Next generation digital maps are laser sharp

Restoring habitat for spawning species of fish, such as Atlantic salmon, starts with a geological inventory of suitable rivers and streams, and the watershed systems that support them. But the high-tech mapping ...

Feb 12, 2009
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Antarctica rocks!

Geologist John Goodge looks for clues about Antarctica's past in the 2 percent of the continent that is not covered in ice!

Nov 01, 2011
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