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Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning for Catastrophic Dam Failure

Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning for Catastrophic Dam Failure | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning for Catastrophic Dam FailureDirectionsMag.com (press release)The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided funding to a college in North Dakota for GIS and remote sensing technology and training.
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Contributing to Satellite Earth Observation

Contributing to Satellite Earth Observation | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Natural Resources Canada has a mandate to promote the sustainable development and responsible use of Canada's mineral, energy and forestry resources, and to develop an understanding of Canada's landmass.
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GIS Technology Offers New Predictive Analysis to Business

GIS Technology Offers New Predictive Analysis to Business | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
GIS Technology Offers New Predictive Analysis to BusinessSpace DailyBut police are delivering an important lesson on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) by utilizing geospatial predictive analysis to find meth labs before criminals...
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World Bank Distances Itself from Closed Google Maps Data

World Bank Distances Itself from Closed Google Maps Data | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
In January, Google and the World Bank announced a partnership allowing the bank privileged access to Google Map Maker data to support disaster relief efforts. This broke with the bank's trend of supporting open-source ...
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Googling the past: How I uncovered prehistoric remains from an office

Googling the past: How I uncovered prehistoric remains from an office | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Aerial reconnaissance for archaeology - David Kennedy explains how Google Earth is the next step (Google Earth saves so much time and film.)...
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Satellites spot thousands of ancient human settlements

Satellites spot thousands of ancient human settlements | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

Satellites spot thousands of ancient human settlements - “We propose a remote sensing approach for comprehensively mapping the pattern of human settlement at large scale and establish the largest archaeological record for a landscape...

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Two Views of the Painted Desert - Arizona

Two Views of the Painted Desert - Arizona | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Acquired March 28, 2009, these images provide two views of Arizona’s Painted Desert.
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Learn About the Important Role that GIS Plays in Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management

Learn About the Important Role that GIS Plays in Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

The use of geographic information systems (GIS) in archaeology and cultural resource management has grown exponentially over the last 10 years. Not only does GIS technology play a very important role in managing critical data, it also supports significant archaeological digs while preserving history.

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LIDAR as Important as Carbon Dating

LIDAR as Important as Carbon Dating | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

"Just like the advent of radiocarbon dating, LiDAR will have the same impact." 

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Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis in National Forests

Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis in National Forests | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
We examined the spatial distribution of crime incidents on USDA Forest Service lands using a geographic information system and several spatial analysis techniques....
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NJ Spotlight's Interactive Map: State Aid to NJ Public Schools

NJ Spotlight's Interactive Map: State Aid to NJ Public Schools | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
NJ Spotlight's Interactive Map: State Aid to NJ Public SchoolsPatch.comThe NJ Spotlight's latest interactive map shows the change in state allocations to schools -- equalization aid, adequacy aid, transportation aid, special education aid, security...
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Map Projections

Map Projections | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

Kartograph is a new framework for building interactive map applications without Google Maps or any other mapping service. It was created with the needs of designers and data journalists in mind.

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Mapping social media trends around the world

Mapping social media trends around the world | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
It can seem as if there's little standing in Facebook's path to world domination. As the social networking giant prepares for its multi-billion-dollar IPO, its rapid growth is continuing around the globe.
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Disposable Satellites Envisioned for Warfighters : Earth Imaging ...

Disposable Satellites Envisioned for Warfighters : Earth Imaging ... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Today, the lowest echelon members of the U.S. military deployed in remote overseas locations are unable to obtain on-demand satellite imagery in a timely and persistent manner for pre-mission planning. This is due to lack of satellite overflight opportunities, inability to receive direct satellite downlinks at the tactical level and information flow restrictions.
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Google Maps Adds Ridiculously Sharp Detail To 3D Landmarks ...

Google Maps Adds Ridiculously Sharp Detail To 3D Landmarks ... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
With each new improvement of the design of their maps, it's becoming clearer that Google Maps doesn't want their maps to look like maps so much as they want them to look like the real world. The announcement for today's update only ...
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Privacy Issues with Geo-Indentification on the Internet

Privacy Issues with Geo-Indentification on the Internet | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Using geolocation technology, ISPs can parcel out areas of the previously borderless Internet, thus allowing to locate users based on their geographic location and to offer them information and services that are specific to their ...
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Geospatial technology zeroes in on agencies' needs

Geospatial technology zeroes in on agencies' needs | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Geospatial technology zeroes in on agencies' needsFederal TimesBy NICOLE BLAKE JOHNSON | Last Updated:March 20, 2012 Arlington National Cemetery, where mismanagement and antiquated paper-based record-keeping led to the mislabeling of remains, plans...
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VAST Challenge: Surveying the Geography

VAST Challenge: Surveying the Geography | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
In the overview blog of the VAST Challenge, we described the background and focus of the challenge, along with available data. In this blog, let's survey the geography of this weird banking world. It is the same size of Earth, ...
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Global rainforest carbon map released online

Global rainforest carbon map released online | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Carbon stock data released on ArcGIS Online reveals biomass of tropical forests at a 500-meter resolution, the highest resolution ever published on a global scale.
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Smartphone Maps and Location Based Marketing Strategy ...

Smartphone Maps and Location Based Marketing Strategy ... | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
How maps and mapping effect your location based marketing strategy and your daily deals, offers and promotions.
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Soils and landuse in ireland with remote sensing

Soils and landuse in ireland with remote sensing | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
The issue of soils and land use in agriculture is very hot at the moment. Lots of projects looking at these issues using remote sensing. Coming either from an environmental, often water quality app...

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Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Forest Covers Change

Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Forest Covers Change | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

Spatial and temporal analysis of forest covers change was realized in the GIS environment to show the forest cover changes happened in the interest PDF format...

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Geographia: Online GIS information on Map Analysis

Geographia: Online GIS information on Map Analysis | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

I came across the following site that has a wealth of free information on Geographic Information Systems'(GIS)-related information by Berry & Associates // Spatial Information Systems (BASIS). Map Analysis is a great subject for anyone interested in analyzing maps especially through GIS...

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Scientists' satellite images track Malaria

Scientists' satellite images track Malaria | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it

Super-high-resolution digital satellite photography is being used by researchers to help fight Malaria in Africa.  Mosquitoes' water habitats in Swaziland, Mozambique and SA's northern KwaZulu-Natal are being tracked by scientists, who are using imagery that has a visibility of up to five metres.

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ArcGIS Online World Imagery map updated with high-resolution imagery

ArcGIS Online World Imagery map updated with high-resolution imagery | Geographic Information Technology | Scoop.it
Last year, Esri announced that it was acquiring a large set (up to 50 million square kilometers) of high-resolution imagery to be added to the World_Imagery map service published through ArcGIS Online.
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