By 1st Lt. Michelle Kokoski Special to GUIDON As the convoy commander for a route never before traversed by coalition forces, you are tasked to move an entire brigade combat team through both manmade structures and existing roads. While preparing for the upcoming combined arms rehearsal, you notice multiple unavoidable bridge structures on the route from the map reconnaissance. After … [Read more...] about Geospatial engineers building 3D models in complex environments
Ken Bergman (left), Army Geospatial Center liaison, speaks with Soldiers Wednesday at a Geographic Information System Day event at the first-floor atrium of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence building. The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Proponent - Geospatial team hosted the event, which provided an opportunity for the Fort Leonard Wood community to engage with Army geospatial … [Read more...] about Fort Leonard Wood celebrates GIS Day
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell “In reference to a flood, we actually have analysis that we can do (where) we can look at a prediction from the weather as to how much rain an area will get or how much is coming from upstream, and then fairly accurately predict those areas that need to be evacuated. That’s the key thing about the geospatial capability — it’s a capability that saves … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What are you doing to better understand the changes happening on Earth’s surface?