Earth & Planetary Geomatics
A broad range of geomatic capabilities are brought together for Earth and planetary science studies at SwRI.
"Geomatics is the science and technology of gathering, analyzing, interpreting, distributing and using geographic information." Source: Natural Resources Canada
A broad range of geomatic capabilities are brought together for Earth and planetary science studies in the Geosciences and Engineering Division (GED) at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). These geomatics capabilities broadly include:
- Optical and radar remote sensing for Earth and planetary sciences
- Geospatial data management and mapping
Marius Necsoiu, and D.M. Hooper recently co-authored the chapter, "Use of Emerging InSAR and LiDAR Remote Sensing Technologies to Anticipate and Monitor Critical Natural Hazards," of the book Building Safer Communities. Risk Governance, Spatial Planning and Responses to Natural Hazards. Vol. 58, NATO Science for Peace and Security, Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics. The book was edited by Urbano Fra Paleo.
Earth and planetary geomatics • Earth sciences • planetary sciences • geo-spatial data management • geoinformatics • data mapping • geographic information systems • GIS • global positioning systems • GPS • visualization and modeling • Earth-orbiting satellites • aerial imagery • optical and radar remote sensing • multispectral • hyperspectral • radar interferometry • data sharing systems