Talking about Data Acquisition at Burlington County GIS Day

Burlington County GIS will be having their GIS Day celebration on November 2 at Rowan College at Burlington County. I’ve been invited to speak about aerial data acquisition and mapping. I’ll be covering Digital Acquisition, aerial triangulation, orthophoto production, and Aerial Lidar. The official flyer for the event is here. Register here. Here are the details:

Preliminary Agenda

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • 8:30-9:00 Morning refreshments
  • 9:00-4:30 Map Gallery
  • 9:00-12:00 Speakers
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-4:30 Palmyra Nature Cove’s Mobile Geoscience and Remote Sensing Lab
  • 1:00–2:15 GPS Outdoor Field Activity
  • 1:00–4:00 MAGTUG Seminar: How to Model Infrastructure in 3D
  • 2:30–4:30 Hands-on, Self-paced GIS Lab Exercises

Location: Rowan College at Burlington County – 900 College Circle (Mount Laurel Campus) Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Detailed Agenda

Enterprise Center, Auditorium

  • 8:30 – 9:00 Morning refreshments
  • 9:00 – 12:00 Speaker Presentations:
    • 9:05 – 9:25 Historical GIS – for Education & Preservation
      Sean Moir, Western Heritage Mapping
    • 9:30-10:20 NJDEP Showcase:
      • Don’t Waste Open Space Web Application
        Edward Apalinski
      • Regional Conservation Opportunity Areas (RCOA) & NJ Conservation Focal Areas (CFA)
        Patrick Woerner
      • Using ArcGIS Online to Display Public Access Location Data
        Rebecca Foster
      • Using NJ Private Well Testing Act Data to Map Groundwater Vulnerability throughout the State
        Nick Procopio
    • 10:20 – 10:50 Feature Challenge & Break
    • 10:50 – 11:10 Using GIS, Aerials & Ground Truthing to Uncover Superstorm Sandy Erosion
      Bianca Charbonneau, U Penn PhD Candidate
    • 11:15 – 11:35 GIS Mapping and Aerial Imagery at Black Run Preserve
      Donald Morrison, Rowan Student
    • 11:35 – 12:00 Demonstration of Flying Quadcopter
      Donald Morrison, Rowan Student
    • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Technology Building, Student Lounge
  • Mobile Geoscience and Remote Sensing Lab 1:00 – 4:30
    Learn about satellites and remote sensing in Palmyra Nature Cove’s traveling lab Hands-on GPS Outdoor Field Activity

    • 1:00 – 2:15 Meet in Technology Building, Room 208
      Learn about GPS and test-drive professional grade GPS units.
    • Hands-on GIS Lab Exercises 2:30 – 4:30 Technology Building, Room 208
      Use professional GIS software in these exercises to solve reallife problems.
  • MAGTUG Seminar: How to Model Infrastructure in 3D 1:00 – 4:00
    Enterprise Center, Auditorium (open to the public)

    • 1:05 – 1:50 Managing 3D Data in Desktop Apps:
      Patrick Gahagan, Esri – George Hatch, AutoDesk, Inc.
    • 1:55 – 2:40 Data Collection (Equipment, Methods, Examples):
      • Traditional & GPS-enhanced Survey & Ground Control Ambrose Gmeiner, Johnson, Miriam, & Thompson
      • Supporting Airport Data Collection Through Mobile LiDAR & Laser Crack Management System
        Michael Baker, Ken Contrisciane
      • Aerial LiDAR & Stereo Orthophotos Wesley Weaver, Keystone Aerial Surveys
    • 2:40 – 3:10 Drones:
      • DIY Models with Drones/UAVs George Hatch, AutoDesk & 3DR
      • Drone Images to 3D models with ArcGIS Patrick Gahagan, Esri
    • 3:10 – 3:45 Panel Discussion of Alternative Method Tradeoffs

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