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.
"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."
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...
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
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.
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...
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
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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... Map and GIS News finding blog.
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 ...
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.