Midland GIS Solutions, a large full-service geographic information systems firm serving the Midwest, has been acquired by SAM Cos., an Austin, Texas-based provider of geospatial and construction services, the companies announced. Based in Maryville, Mo., Midland has provided GIS and GPS services to municipalities, counties, utility companies, state agencies and private sector organizations, including a number of […]

Students and researchers at the University of Iowa are using the same laser scanning technology that mapped Notre Dame to document Iowa landmarks, reports the Des Moines Register. UI professor and geographic information systems (GIS) analyst Adam Skibbe is leading students in laser-mapping landmarks such as Kinnick Stadium and the Maquoketa Caves using the LiDAR […]