Quantum Spatial Supports Disaster Preparedness on Vancouver Island

Quantum Spatial Canada Supports Disaster Preparedness on Vancouver Island Through Lidar Survey Covering 9000 Square Kilometers Located off the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, Vancouver Island is home to just under 900,000 people, as well as the province’s capital, Victoria. The island’s natural beauty and sandy beaches make it an appealing resort destination, including Tofino, Canada’s “unofficial surfing capital.” Vancouver […]

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3D Fuel Modeling Helps Predict Fire Behavior

Land managers have a new tool in their firefighting arsenals that models forest fuels in three dimensions. These 3D fuel models have the potential to make firefighting and the management of controlled burns safer and less costly while helping to protect valuable natural resources. The 3D fuels modeling technique will benefit land managers by allowing firefighters to develop better strategies […]

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Hexagon announces new early warning radar system for rockfalls +

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Hexagon announces new early warning radar system for rockfalls and other fast-moving events 2019-05-30 08:00 GMT+02 Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, today announced IDS GeoRadar RockSpot, a radar system that fills a critical gap in the monitoring of natural and engineered slopes. The system detects, tracks, and analyses the slightest movements from rockfalls, avalanches, and other fast-moving landslide […]

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