News Search
Tag: GIS

March 15, 2017

633 CES cartographers: mapping mission success

Standing in a field under the warm, afternoon sun, a U.S. Air Force Airman breaks his gaze as he squints one eye before looking into a device which resembles an oversized Polaroid camera. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Mundt, 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron engineering technician, was beginning to perform an optical site survey, one of the many duties of the 633rd CES mapping section. The camera he looked through is actually a Total Station, a surveying device used by engineer Airmen during the cartography, or map making process.

Nov. 30, 2016

GeoBase teaches students about GIS

National Geographic Information System Day, is a day in the month of November when many specialists hold events to teach the importance of GIS to local communities such as those at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.