About Tracy Cozzens

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

Posts by Tracy Cozzens

FAA restricts drone operations over NGA facilities Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is establishing restrictions on drone flights up to 400 feet within the lateral boundaries of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency... Read more»

Remote Geosystems graduates from Esri startup to silver partner Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Imagery & Technology categories.

Remote GeoSystems Inc., a global provider of geospatial video recorder hardware and GIS integration software and solutions, has become an official Silver Partner in the Esri Partner Network after successfully... Read more»

PlanetWatchers launches Foresights analytics platform for commercial forestry Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

The startup PlanetWatchers has developed Foresights, a risk management and geospatial analytics platform specifically to help clients manage forestry assets quickly, effectively and accurately. Foresights identifies areas of new or potential risk.... Read more»

Scientists map fast-moving fault off Alaska Posted on 07 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

U.S. researchers have completed the first high-resolution, comprehensive mapping of one of the fastest moving underwater tectonic faults in the world, located in southeastern Alaska. The mapping information will help... Read more»

TCarta wins NSF grant for satellite-derived bathymetry Posted on 07 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has been awarded a research and development grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for bathymetry technology. Under the grant, TCarta... Read more»

US wildfires mapped and placed in context Posted on 03 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

An Esri Storymap provides a quick snapshot of the raging fires across the United States and provides context to the severity of the California fires. The interactive map can be explored... Read more»

Quantum Spatial lidar surveys provide volcano eruption insights Posted on 01 Aug 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Lidar & Technology categories.

High-resolution lidar surveys help first responders, scientists and government agencies monitor Kilauea conditions and predict future lava flows. Independent geospatial data firm Quantum Spatial Inc. (QSI) has conducted high-resolution lidar surveys... Read more»

How geospatial data can improve US elections Posted on 18 Jul 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GSS Monthly & Mapping & Technology categories.

With the mid-term elections coming ever nearer, states are turning to geographic information systems (GIS) to help manage them. Digital geographic representation of precinct boundaries within a GIS allow for... Read more»

Interactive infographic by Geotab shows evolution of Interstate highways Posted on 10 Jul 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

Geotab has released an interactive infographic depicting the evolution of America’s iconic Interstate Highway System. The interactive timeline allows users to watch the network expand over the years, providing a detailed... Read more»

Harris wins three 10-year NGA geospatial data contracts Posted on 10 Jul 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Mapping categories.

Harris Corporation has been awarded three multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts with ceilings totaling $1.5 billion to provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) with geospatial data services for up to... Read more»