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About Tracy Cozzens

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Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 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

Mapping tool helps LA County residents find food resources Posted on 11 Jun 2020 in the COVID-19 & Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

The non-profit 211 LA County and Slingshot Aerospace have unveiled an online mapping tool that allows users to quickly identify and locate more than 2,000 food resources within the county... Read more»

Kaarta launches Stencil Pro mobile mapping system with GNSS alignment Posted on 02 Jun 2020 in the GIS News & Mapping & More & Products/Services Showcase & Technology categories.

SLAM-based mobile mapping with integrated 360° color is a rugged, geo-enabled, high-density and versatile workhorse Kaarta, an innovator of real-time mobile 3D reality capture, has announced Stencil Pro, a versatile... Read more»

Dewberry selected for NOAA shoreline mapping contract Posted on 28 May 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology categories.

Dewberry has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the agency’s Shoreline Mapping Services contract. The five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling of $40... Read more»

SPH Engineering releases bathymetric drone solution Posted on 26 May 2020 in the GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

SPH Engineering has launched a product designed to conduct bathymetric surveys of inland and coastal water. The system — an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) integrated with an echo sounder —... Read more»

Touch GIS app introduces digital clinometer tool for geologists Posted on 20 May 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

Touch GIS has introduced a digital clinometer tool to assist field geologists in recording strike and dip readings. Version 1.3 of the app also features a new “attitude” attribute type,... Read more»

WGIC: Geospatial analytics at forefront of COVID-19 fight Posted on 27 Apr 2020 in the COVID-19 & GIS News & GIS Software & Mapping & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

One industry important to the world’s fight and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is geospatial analytics. In response, the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) has created an information hub for... Read more»

Esri User Conference goes virtual because of COVID-19 Posted on 22 Apr 2020 in the COVID-19 & Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

The Esri User Conference, which usually takes place in San Diego in July, will this year be held virtually. “As a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, we... Read more»

Despite ceremony cancellation, USGIF honors 2020 award winners Posted on 22 Apr 2020 in the COVID-19 & Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) tradecraft’s brightest minds and organizations pushing the community forward. Award winners are usually recognized at the... Read more»

How is COVID-19 affecting you? Take part in our survey Posted on 21 Apr 2020 in the COVID-19 & Featured Stories & GIS News & GSS Monthly categories.

Geospatial Solutions/GPS World is conducting a short survey to shed light on the impact of COVID-19 on the GNSS/PNT industry. The short survey covers topics such as changes in daily... Read more»

NSGIC issues joint statement on value of GIS for COVID-19 pandemic Posted on 17 Apr 2020 in the COVID-19 & Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has released a joint statement on the value of GIS in the pandemic, alongside its partners the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC), Open Geospatial... Read more»