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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.
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Geographic Information Systems as an Integrating Technology

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World Tourism Heatmaps

World Tourism Heatmaps | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
The World's Most and Least Touristy Places Google Map shows a heatmap of the most photographed places based on photographs submitted to Panoramio.
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GPS Saves the World — But Who’ll Save GPS?

GPS Saves the World — But Who’ll Save GPS? | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

Shears sez: SAVE GPS!!!!!

 

"At stake are the delicate satellite signals that power the $110 billion GPS market for military and commercial aviation navigation systems, automated agricultural machines and consumer mapping services in cars, to name a few."


Via Andrew Shears, PhD
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Independent Projects Turn Google’s Maps Into Entertainment

How online geo-tools and their tweakers make the surveillance state fun.
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Take the Geography “Road Map” Survey

Take the Geography “Road Map” Survey | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
The American Geographical Society (AGS) is surveying attitudes toward geography and geography knowledge as part of the National Science Foundation grant titled “Establishing a Road Map for Large-Scale Improvement of K-12 Education in the Geographical...
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Pipeline corridor mapping using high-resolution digital aerial photogrammetry | From High Above

Pipeline corridor mapping using high-resolution digital aerial photogrammetry | From High Above | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
high-resolution digital aerial photogrammetry provide cost-effective solution for planning, monitoring and management of pipeline in Australia (RT @AEROmetrex Pipeline corridor mapping using high-resolution digital aerial photogrammetry
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3D GIS Blog

3D GIS Blog | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
RT @AdamCarnowEsri: Make your #GIS 3D in 2012-see CityEngine blog-videos-templates http://t.co/fvseNyG9 http://t.co/tuGSUNDY http://t.co/ftysl3Kg #Esri #ArcGIS...
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News Release - GeoEye Wins Multi-year, Multi-million Dollar Russian Contract

#Russia updates its geo @GeoEye Wins Multi-year/Multi-million Dollar Russian Contract via @Prof_Surveyor http://t.co/ipeyk3vw #remotesensing...
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Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt1-3 1973 US Army Video | Eric Colburn, PLS

Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt1-3 1973 US Army Video | Eric Colburn, PLS | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
New Blog Post- Cartography: "The Mapmaking Process" pt1-3 1973 US Army Video - http://t.co/ulvH651m...
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Enhance your Geo Career in 2012 with Twitter

Enhance your Geo Career in 2012 with Twitter | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Are you tired of setting a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight or control that great vice that you have? Let’s change it up this year and make a resolution to put the spice back into your passion?
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Geographia, Nice interactive map. “A map of endonyms of the...

Geographia, Nice interactive map. “A map of endonyms of the... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Nice interactive map. “A map of endonyms of the world’s nations – what the people living there actually call their country. See the interactive map at http://endonymmap.com/ and notice the four... (Photo: Nice interactive map.
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3D – Not Just for TV and Games Any More

3D – Not Just for TV and Games Any More | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
That GIS products and technologies will adopt 3D for visualization and analysis is a foregone conclusion.

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Full Text: China's Space Activities in 2011 (3) - Xinhua

IBNLive.comFull Text: China's Space Activities in 2011 (3)XinhuaChina has developed Fengyun (Wind and Cloud), Haiyang (Ocean), Ziyuan (Resources), Yaogan (Remote-Sensing) and Tianhui (Space Mapping) satellite series, plus a constellation of small...
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Determination of Flood Extent Using Remote Sensing

Determination of Flood Extent Using Remote Sensing | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Introduction General Flood is a relatively high flow of water that overtops the natural and artificial banks in any of the reaches of ...
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Beautiful, hi-res census maps provide fascinating snapshots of 1870s America

Beautiful, hi-res census maps provide fascinating snapshots of 1870s America | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
You're looking at just one print from a collection that comprises dozens of spellbinding maps and charts based on the results of the 1870 US census — (Beautiful, hi-res census maps provide fascinating snapshots of 1870s America - @io9
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World travel and communications recorded on Twitter | Flickr : partage de photos !

World travel and communications recorded on Twitter | Flickr : partage de photos ! | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Green is physical movement from place to place; purple is @replies from someone in one location to someone in another; combining to white where there is both. Reported trips to Null Island excluded; all other geotags trusted.
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Federal Geographic Data Committee Launches Geospatial Platform ...

Federal Geographic Data Committee Launches Geospatial Platform ... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Federal agencies and their partners collect and manage large amounts of geospatial data - but this data is often not easily found when needed or accessible in useful forms. The Geospatial Platform provides ready access to federally ...
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Digital Map Products Blog » Welcome to the Cloud Mapping Era: The New Rules for Mapping Success

Digital Map Products Blog » Welcome to the Cloud Mapping Era: The New Rules for Mapping Success | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

A new breed of location technologies powered by cloud services is overtaking the consumer web. These new location apps and geodata are taking mapping into the mainstream through their ease of implementation, maintenance and use. We’re now seeing that users once timid with mapping are now demanding interactive spatial features and further innovation from sites employing mapping and location data.

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Before and After the Storm | LBx Journal

Before and After the Storm | LBx Journal | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Willis Re on Crowdsourcing to Tsunami Zones Location-aware social networks have a huge potential for enabling people in a community to help themselves during a crisis. Spatial analysis makes crowdsourced data actionable.
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Fire and the Future of Yellowstone

Fire and the Future of Yellowstone | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
More than twenty years after intense fire scorched Yellowstone National Park, the ecosystem is still recovering. More frequent fires in a warmer climate could force the ecosystem to change altogether.
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OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits 2011 (animation)

OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits 2011 (animation) | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits 2011
OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits 2011 from Derick Rethans on Vimeo.
Open Street Map also had a target of $15,000 for a new server, this target was completed...
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A 2012 Esri GIS Look Ahead

A 2012 Esri GIS Look Ahead | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
As one year ends and another begins, we're often anticipating what the New Year will look like for members of the Esri community. Most of the road ahead is reasonably predictable.
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Geo-informatics Technology in healthcare practice | Pakistan ...

Geo-informatics Technology in healthcare practice | Pakistan ... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
GIS is not the complete solution to understanding the distribution of disease and the problems of public health but is an important way in which to better illuminate how humans interact with their environment to create or deter ...
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Public Safety : Tools for Social Media

Public Safety : Tools for Social Media | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
During the Emergency Management Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting (sponsored by IBM) at the Esri International User Conference I gave a talk on Tools for Social Media .
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Cloud Crime Mapping: Top 3 Crime Mapping Startups to Watch in 2012 - CloudTweaks News

Cloud Crime Mapping: Top 3 Crime Mapping Startups to Watch in 2012 - CloudTweaks News | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
CloudTweaks NewsCloud Crime Mapping: Top 3 Crime Mapping Startups to Watch in 2012CloudTweaks NewsCrime Mapping is basically visualizing where crime happens on a map so that people can either avoid it or factor it in when calculating risk management.

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