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Connect to the Warnell Global Mapper License Server

The following instructions step you through the process of connecting to the Warnell Global Mapper license server. If you are interested, you can install Global Mapper on your personal computer or lab machine, too. Download the installation files from the Global Mapper website ( and connect to the license server […]

FANR5640/7640: Lecture 2 – Hobbyist/Recreational Drone Operations

Important links: FAA ‘Recreational Flyers: Fly Safe. Have Fun. (YouTube Webinar (0:00 – 11:45) FAA Recreational Flyers & Modeler Community-Based Organizations Background The model aircraft community is currently in a state of flux.  Recreational flyers have been operating under the guidelines specified in Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and […]

USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA)

.. .. What is FIA? The Enhanced Forest Inventory and Analysis Program – National Sampling Design and Estimation Procedures.  This is the document you should reference when talking about the FIA. ( Executive Summary: PDF page 9 1998 Farm Bill required: PDF page 14 Phase 1: PDF page 22 […]

Client Needs?

      Landowner is applying for a Landowner Assistance grant.  The agency requests a 10-year harvest and fertilization schedule and a map of the property showing the areas to be harvested and fertilized and an additional map showing the non-harvested areas that might be affected by these proposed activities.  […]

Anatomy of a property mapping project

Data are the facts or details from which information is derived Throughout this course, know that we are combining data on the basis of location and individual attributes to form actionable information… Anatomy of a mapping project You receive a request from a client who is planning for upcoming harvests.  They need the following: Total […]