I hope to bring together in one place the best current news and information of interest to those who are interested in Remote Sensing, Geography, Cartography, GIS, Spatial Analysis, Geospatial Sciences, and Geomatics.
# 7 on the Top 10 list of online resources for 2011 is this user-friendly interactive map with customizable layers with U.S. census data from the NYTimes titled, "Mapping America: Every City, Every Block." Browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which was conducted from 2005 to 2009. This is super easy to use for students accustomed to internet browsing. If your school has computers but no GIS software, this can provide some of the geospatial technologies for you.
A set of 2000 census maps that focus on religion in the United States. Even in secular societies, religion can play an important role within society, both culturally and politically. Include are links to many more religious maps.