Critchlow Geospatial Blog

by Janet Bateson, on 03-Mar-2020 11:42:57

Greater operational efficiency in the field can lead to reduced staff costs, faster execution (and completion) as well as improved sample sizes. For operations managers conducting field surveys, a key …

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Topics:Transport and Service Delivery OperatorsOperational Efficiency

by Andrew Clouston, on 27-Feb-2020 10:26:42

In today’s world, we’re continually trying to assess the value of something, understand if it involves risk, and plan for potential consequences when things go wrong. Why? Because there are …

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Topics:Independent Measurement Services

by Chris Hyde, Director, Weather Marketing, Maxar Technologies, on 13-Jan-2020 10:28:00

Multi-year drought and record-breaking heat have combined to fuel catastrophic wildfires in Australia over the past few months, which have been particularly severe over the past two weeks. Large swaths …

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by Andrew Clouston, on 27-Nov-2019 11:06:22

Why satellite imagery is a key analysis tool to visualise and monitor change, supporting decision-making As a driving force of New Zealand’s economy, the primary sector encompasses the agriculture, forestry, …

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Topics:NewsOperational EfficiencyPrimary IndustriesSatellite Services

by Steve Critchlow, on 22-Oct-2019 14:02:29

The 6th annual New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards was wrapped up for another year on Thursday night. Hosted once again by the venerable Mark Sainsbury, who these days actually demonstrates …

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Topics:NewsNZSEA

by Steve Critchlow, on 14-Oct-2019 10:39:00

Opportunity Density converted to price bands. ‘’Policy on a map’’ is a new white paper that looks at the impact spatial intelligence can have at all stages of the policy …

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Topics:SpatialDataLocation IntelligenceGovernmentTransport and Service Delivery OperatorsSmart Routing solutionOut-of-Home AdvertisingIndependent Measurement Services

by Steve Critchlow, on 10-Oct-2019 15:52:10

As much as we don’t like to think of them, disasters and hazardous events do happen. If one were to occur, could you quickly find the critical location intelligence you …

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Topics:NZ GeospatialSpatialNationalMapDataLocation IntelligenceGISGovernmentNationalMap product

by Andrew Clouston, on 08-Oct-2019 12:53:55

The business case is clear for migrating from NZGD1949 to NZGD2000 and to use NZVD2016 Twenty years ago, Land Information New Zealand recognised that New Zealand needed to ensure that its positioning …

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Topics:ProjectionNZGD1949NZGD2000NZVD2016Positional accuracyElevationOrthometric heightsDatumGeospatialGeodesyVertical datumCloustonGovernmentTelecommunications

by Steve Critchlow, on 09-Sep-2019 14:01:40

Spatial intelligence can transform the effectiveness of major operational challenges like route planning, with waste management collection contracts a key example. Waste is a big issue in New Zealand, literally …

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Topics:SpatialRoutingTransport and Service Delivery OperatorsOperational EfficiencySmart Routing solution

by Steve Critchlow, on 12-Aug-2019 16:03:57

Recently, Critchlow hosted a very successful launch event for our partnership with Maxar Technologies, in Wellington. This event was to announce and celebrate the new partnership between Critchlow and Maxar …

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Topics:NZ GeospatialNationalMapNewsMaxarPrimary IndustriesRisk DistributionIndependent Measurement ServicesTelecommunicationsSatellite Services

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