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3D Archaeology – Rendering accurate and efficient 3D recordings of archaeological heritage sites, in particular archaeological excavations with aerial imagery and 3D environments. Shovel Test Pits – Logging transects, shovel test pits and other recordings when they visit potential locations to conduct field investigations. Predicting Dinosaur Tracks – Getting the inside track on understanding exactly where dinosaurs once roamed the Earth with vegetation coverage, slope, aspect and proximity to landslides. Line of Sight – Planning high-rise buildings so they don’t obstruct the view of the mountains in Portland using line of sight. Exposure to Noise – Orchestrating urban mobility plans with special consideration for the impact environmental noise using Orbis GIS. Development Planning – Making citizens happy through smart development planning and understanding the bigger picture. Crowd Simulation – Mastering the collective dynamics of interacting objects in urban phenomena at the scale of individual households, people, and units of real estate and at time-scales approaching “real time”. Solar Exposure – Harvesting light to assess the suitability of installing solar (photovoltaic) panels on roofs using 3D city models and geometric information such as the tilt, orientation and area of the roof. City Engine – Assessing feasibility and plan implementation using Esri’s City Engine improving urban planning, architecture, and overall design. Pedestrian Behavior – Discerning the movements of pedestrians and urban behavior throughout through a plaza in Copenhagen. Shadow Analysis – Diagnosing how much shadow will be casted in the pre-construction phase onto its surrounding using Bentley Map. Parking Availability – Orchestrating a parking available by collecting the percent of spaces occupied versus search time. Integration of GIS and BIM – Operating a facility with BIM (building information modeling) because of its ability to analyze information and integrate data from different systems. Tangible Landscape – Experimenting with the potential impact of different building configurations with an easy-to-use 3D sketching tool. Geodesign – Conceptualizing building plans with focus on stakeholder participation and collaboration to closely follow natural systems. Propagation of Noise in Urban Environments – Modelling 3D data to answer how urban citizens are harmed by noise pollution, and how to mitigate it with noise barriers. Space Utilization – Augmenting NASA’s Langley Research Center by applying optimization algorithms to space utilization. Ordnance Survey Geovation – Pioneering location innovation in the United Kingdom through Geovation – the collaboration, exchange of ideas and inspiring innovation. Quantarctica – Familiarizing yourself with Antarctic with the free, open-source source collection of geographical datasets. Exclusive Economic Zones – Carving out boundaries in the Arctic – Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark (via Greenland) and the United States are limited to their economic adjacent to their coasts while all waters beyond is considered international water. Shipping Route Shortcuts – Transporting goods through the Arctic passage because of melting ice in the North Pole. Sea Ice Motion – Maintaining an inventory of sea ice extents snapshots from NOAA’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. Aspect – Using aspect and incoming solar radiation data to understand how glaciers accumulate on the poleward side. Subglacial Lakes – Mapping lakes under glaciers – isolated from the outside world for up to 35 million years, and may be final refuges for life, the like of which exists nowhere else on Earth. Antarctic Digital Magnetic Anomaly Project (ADMAP) – Uncovering the tectonic evolution using near-surface magnetic anomaly data. Wildlife Tracking – Logging the species richness of marine mammals like whales, seals, walruses and narwhals and seabirds or waterfowl in the Arctic. Sea Ice Index – Bringing together data on Antarctica’s ice sheet surface, thickness and boundary using passive remote sensing. Fish – Showing the probability of occurrence and observations for fish species – from Atlantic cod to Walleye Pollock.
(Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) 90.
Global Ecology Land Units – Characterizing distinct physical environments and associated land cover of global ecosystems (USGS). Biogeography – Studying ecosystems in geographic space and through (geological) time along geographic gradients of latitude, elevation, isolation and habitat area. Species Modelling – Running the Maximum Entropy Model (MAXENT).
(QGIS Species Distribution Modelling (QSDM) plugin) 301.
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – Buffering a radius of 18.6 miles (30 km) which is now known as the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Landslide Vulnerability – Dodging landslides with relief maps and 3D analysis. Hurricane Response – Sidestepping the threat of hurricanes by tracking historical hurricane paths and through better disaster response/assistance. Earthquake Prediction – Obtaining earthquake signatures measuring subduction events with GRACE satellite and the geoid. Coastal Surges – Estimating risk in three steps using HAZUS software by FEMA. Citizen Alert – Guaranteeing protection of citizens by delivering geo-targeted alerts on mobile. What-if Scenarios – Determining higher likelihood events based on historical data and spatial analysis. Evacuation – Evaluating evacuation capabilities neighborhoods may face and generating effective design. Oil Spill – Degreasing oil spills by identifying current direction and rate of oil movement. Tornado Warning Siren – Safeguarding residents with effective siren coverage in tornado alley. Fire Severity – Prioritizing prevention and planning efforts during forest fires. Flood Forecasting – Simulating with stream discharge hydrographs with variations of water over time. Tornado Alley – Finding patterns of historical tornadoes in Tornado Alley. Avalanche Modeling – Uncovering areas prone to avalanches by assessing high slopes with sparse vegetation for residential planning, ski resorts and highway safety planning. Tsunami Damage – Identifying high risk areas for tsunami damage 267.Sustainable Populations Counts – Counting polar bears and their geographic distribution analyzing two satellite images over time. Crocodile Eggs – Monitoring in real-time factors like temperature and humidity for crocodile eggs. Into the Okavango – Trekking the Okavango in a journal style map – the world’s last great wetland wildernesses and UNESCO World Heritage Site. World Animal Protection – Becoming more resilient from future disasters. Linear Directional Mean – Determining the trend for the movement of elk and moose in a stream valley could calculate the directional trend of migration routes for the two species. Wa-Tor Predator-Prey Simulation – Simulating ecological predator-prey populations with randomness and rule-based responses. Golden Eagle Tracking – Tracking Golden eagle populations using a Biodiversity Tracking System in Manifold GIS. Earth Trends Modeler – Assessing long term climate trends, measuring seasonal trends in phenology, and decomposing image time series to seek recurrent patterns in space and time in IDRISI Terra Set. Ecological Barrier – Marking physically isolated barriers between species. Geotagging Photos – Specifying wildlife photo locations through geotagging and streamlining the importing process with Arc Photo. Spatial Econometrics – Intersecting spatial analysis with economics. World Economic Outlook – Projecting the future economy and key macroeconomic indicators with the World Economic Outlook – IMF (World Economic Outlook) 320.Goods Flow – Illustrating the flow of people or goods from point to point based on values with desire lines. Globalization – Measuring the degree and extent of economic globalization using international trade data through time. The Thünen Model – Distributing the production themselves in space incorporating costs of transport and factor mobility. Economic Freedom – Mapping economic freedom throughout the world – an annual guide published by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation (Economic Freedom Heat Map) 324.(Earthquake-Landslide Susceptibility Using Neural Networks) 278. Telemetry – Collecting GPS locations from collared mammals for the purpose of storing, displaying and analyzing their coordinates. Habitat Suitability – Factoring in all the variables to understand the habitat that animals select and avoid using linear regression. Land Facet Corridor Analysis – Identifying linkages between wildlife and landscapes. Landscape Fragmentation Tools (LFT) – Classifying land cover types into forest fragmentation categories – patch, edge, perforated, and core. Migration Patterns – Simulating the East African wildebeest migration patterns for the Serengeti–Mara ecosystem in East Africa. Path Metrics – Calculates turn angles, step lengths, bearings, time intervals for a point time series dataset using GME. DNA Traits – Mapping the richness, distribution and diversity of organisms on the landscape based on molecular marker (DNA). Surui Tribe – Equipping the Surui tribe with geo-tagging equipment to put an end to the deforestation and cultural devastation in their section of the Brazilian rain forest. Species Biodiversity – Gauging over time a decrease in biodiversity or an abundance of species (invasive or disturbance-increasing) using temporal GIS. Honey Bees – Stimulating spatial thinking processes by analyzing relationships between environmental characteristics and honey bee health and abundance (GIS Honey Bee Research) 288. Migratory Birds – Cross-referencing telemetry GPS migratory (Osprey) bird locations with Langley Air Force Base flying operations in an effort to reduce an aircraft strike.
Elk Ranges – Estimating an average home range for an entire herd of mammals using the Minimum Convex Polygon in Hawth’s Tools. Anthropogenic Disturbances – Understanding the effects of transmission line construction by monitoring mammals with helicopter surveys. (NASA Langley Research – Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard) 291.Commercial Establishments – Updating commercial establishment using gv SIG Mobile and a local databases. Supply Chain – Finding which supply chains are vulnerable to better plan for interruptions (Boundless Supply Chain) 159.