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New York City GIS & Cartography

New York City GIS & Cartography | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Since the Association for American Geographers (AAG) annual meeting is in NYC between February 24-28, I think it would be great to have a meetup at the end of this month to bring together local NYC ex (I'll be gone by then, sadly.#AAG2012 RT @kg_geomapper:...
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London mugging map: Website allows victims to pinpoint attacks - Daily Mail

London mugging map: Website allows victims to pinpoint attacks - Daily Mail | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Daily MailLondon mugging map: Website allows victims to pinpoint attacksDaily MailUsing Google maps, users can drop 'pins' to warn neighbours and visitors about recent crimes, provide descriptions of incidents, encourage witnesses to come forward,...
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Pakistan GIS

Pakistan GIS | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
This GIS datasets contains polygonal boundaries for 170 union councils of Rawalpindi urban area as well as Rawalpindi District. This geo-dataset is more reliable for urban area and seems to be less accurate for rural towns.
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GIS Technology Plays Important Role to Map Disease and Health ...

GIS Technology Plays Important Role to Map Disease and Health ... | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Thanks to the advancements in geographic information systems (GIS) technologies and mapping applications like ArcGIS, health organizations worldwide are mapping disease and sickness trends in an effort to treat them ...
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Google Maps helps nursery admissions - Deccan Herald

Google Maps helps nursery admissions - Deccan Herald | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
FirstpostGoogle Maps helps nursery admissionsDeccan HeraldAmid complaints that schools were manipulating nursery admissions under Economically Weaker Section category by taking advantage of the sole distance criterion, some of them have now opted ...
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Surrealist Cartography by Jennifer Maravillas | Design Milk

Artist Jennifer Maravillas was inspired by her many travels to US metropolitan areas, creating artistic cartography that feels more like abstract artwork.
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GIS teaching kids. | Southwestern GIS

GIS teaching kids. Maps can always be found at a school. They are rolled up and pulled down when needed but GIS maps are changing that. National Geographic has maps that are sent to different schools to help teach ...
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Global Permafrost Zones in High-Resolution Images On Google Earth - Science Daily (press release)

Global Permafrost Zones in High-Resolution Images On Google Earth - Science Daily (press release) | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Global Permafrost Zones in High-Resolution Images On Google EarthScience Daily (press release)They depict the global distribution of permafrost in high-resolution images and are available on Google Earth.
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The best American wall map: David Imus’ “The Essential Geography of the United States of America”

The best American wall map: David Imus’ “The Essential Geography of the United States of America” | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
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Re-connecting Geography and Environmental Education | Geography Education

Re-connecting Geography and Environmental Education | Geography Education | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Hodder Education Geography Nest -Our online community for geography teachers and experts, sharing and discussing ideas, resources and all things geography! Hodder Education publishes geography resources for KS3, GCSE and A Level.
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Google Maps Mania: The Google Maps of the Week

An unofficial Google Maps blog tracking the websites, mashups and tools being influenced by Google Maps. ... Wollen-Wir-Essen.de is a German Google Maps based website and mobile application that does exactly that.
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early medieval mapping: Compiling sources of Ancient history

early medieval mapping: Compiling sources of Ancient history | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Further geographical details can be viewed through the use of a collateral secondary map, covering zoom levels above 10, that is, embedded maps from OpenStreetMap (OSM), Google Maps (streetmap, terrain and satellite), the 18th century Cassini map...
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Google Maps Reviews Pagination Bug - Search Engine Roundtable

Google Maps Reviews Pagination Bug - Search Engine Roundtable | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Google Maps Reviews Pagination BugSearch Engine RoundtableIf you navigate to reviews within Google Maps and try to click on the "next" button to see more reviews for that Google Maps/Places listing, it might not work for you.
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Global permafrost zones in high-resolution images on Google Earth - Eureka! Science News

Global permafrost zones in high-resolution images on Google Earth - Eureka! Science News | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Eureka! Science NewsGlobal permafrost zones in high-resolution images on Google EarthEureka! Science NewsThey depict the global distribution of permafrost in high-resolution images and are available on Google Earth.
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Digital Cartography

Digital Cartography | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
A map is a scale representation of a geographical environment.

The purpose of a map is to provide a meaningful picture of reality. A map, therefore, can be a particularly useful guide in the orientation of terrain, as well as conveying other multi-faceted information through supplementary annotations.

The map is the basic feature for numerous applicationsin the Geosciences: Geology, Tectonics, Geophysics, Seismology, Geothermics, Geomorphology, Geochemistry, Volcanology, Marine Sciences, etc.

Digital Cartography involves the creation and analyses of maps through the use of computers. As such, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are an integral tool for Cartography.

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GIS and Map Contests Roundup | GIS Lounge

GIS and Map Contests Roundup | GIS Lounge | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
oin together with up to three other student mappers to add high quality edits like university buildings, walking paths, public spaces, or restaurant hangouts near your campus using Google Map Maker, and your efforts could win ...
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ICA Video Contest 2012 – Modern cartography and the ICA

ICA Video Contest 2012 – Modern cartography and the ICA | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
The International Cartographic Association invites students, young cartographers and enthusiasts to express their vision on modern cartography through the development of a video. What is the role of cartographers and how ...
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An iPad in my classroom (part 2) » DigGeog - Digital Geography

An iPad in my classroom (part 2) » DigGeog - Digital Geography | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
This post describes my favourite media apps for general classroom use. Guardian Eyewitness No better way to start the day. A top tip is to save photos in the Favourites folder to ensure that they are saved indefinitely.
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What John Glenn Saw When He Became the First American to Orbit Earth - The Atlantic

What John Glenn Saw When He Became the First American to Orbit Earth - The Atlantic | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
The AtlanticWhat John Glenn Saw When He Became the First American to Orbit EarthThe AtlanticWhat's fascinating is that long before we were able to get up into space and look down, we were able to use cartography to imagine the top down view.
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Teaching Geography with Google

Teaching Geography with Google | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
Looking for an educational rainy day activity, give Google Earth a spin.
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Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books on Maps

Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books on Maps | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
From tattoos to Thomas More's Utopia, or what Moby Dick has to do with the nature of time.
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GIS Education Community Blog : Fun with GIS 109: Godspeed

GIS Education Community Blog : Fun with GIS 109: Godspeed | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
I was four years old when Sputnik flew over our house out in the country. I remember my parents leading my three older brothers and me outside to look for it in the twilight.
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What If London’s Geography Were As Distorted As Its Tube Map?

What If London’s Geography Were As Distorted As Its Tube Map? | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
In 1931, Harry Beck designed the London “Tube Map” in what would become a highly influential, topology-forward perspective. By largely ignoring the scale of geography above, Beck built an elegant, conceivable map of the London Underground.
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An iPad in my [Geography] classroom (part 3) » DigGeog

An iPad in my [Geography] classroom (part 3) » DigGeog | Digital Cartography | Scoop.it
This post looks at some geography-specific apps. Google Earth needs little introduction and is lovely to use on the iPad. There are a number of limitations, the Layers panel is restricted in scope and there are no content ...
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