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Google Maps' redesign doesn't try to hide one of the biggest problems of maps

Google Maps' redesign doesn't try to hide one of the biggest problems of maps | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Google Maps' new design reflects efforts to transform Maps from a navigational tool to a commercial interface.
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If Iran Cheats, A Mapping Company In Northern Virginia Will Know - Huffington Post

If Iran Cheats, A Mapping Company In Northern Virginia Will Know - Huffington Post | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Vricon was formed out of a partnership between Saab and DigitalGlobe, the premier mapping company with its own dedicated satellites, in order to become the go-to source for the most advanced imagery anywhere.
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Are solar panels right for you? Google's new mapping tool can help you decide. - Vox

These are the sort of small innovations that will help solar catch on.
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All about geomatics with Dr. Steve Liang of AITF

Dr. Steve Liang talks about the little known subject of geomatics engineering. Head over to the AITF website: http://www.albertatechfutures.ca/ Follow us on ...
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Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB

Alumni and students of UNB's world-renowned Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering department talk about life during and after their GGE degree program.
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Another geomatics degree program. A transfer option for our students.

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TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase 2015 Highlights

Check out some of the highlights from the TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase 2015, held on June 24, 2015 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.
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Local company serving geomatics industry.

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Mapping infectious disease in real time

Mapping infectious disease in real time | Geomatics | Scoop.it
By Amy VanderZanden, special to Humanosphere Imagine how useful it would be if you could look at a world map and know the exact risk of catching an infecti

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Combining spatial data analysis and probabilities.  The application would draw out concepts of visualization of data and statistical concepts.

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Open-Source Mapping the World's Most Vulnerable Regions Will Save Lives - CityLab

Open-Source Mapping the World's Most Vulnerable Regions Will Save Lives - CityLab | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Urgent humanitarian aid missions are slowed when cities are largely unmapped. Missing Maps aims to change that with the help of volunteer cartographers and local residents.
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Mapping Old Sarum - Telegraph.co.uk

Mapping Old Sarum - Telegraph.co.uk | Geomatics | Scoop.it
A long-lost medieval city has been uncovered without archaeologists having to lift a spade
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Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management: Fogo Eruption

Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management: Fogo Eruption | Geomatics | Scoop.it

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Mapping the Arctic seafloor - The Weather Network

Mapping the Arctic seafloor - The Weather Network | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Researchers are now able to study places they simply couldn’t twenty years ago.
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A Case Study in Environmental GIS: Light Pollution Mapping - GIS Lounge

A Case Study in Environmental GIS: Light Pollution Mapping - GIS Lounge | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Marcus Hinds, a geospatial consultant, shares the results of his work with using remote sensing and methodologies from environmental GIS to better understand and provide solutions to mediate light pollution in the Greater Toronto Area in Canada.  ...

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Mapping Solar Flares [Interactive] - Scientific American

Mapping Solar Flares [Interactive] - Scientific American | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Explore an interactive graphic showing where on the sun flares of different classes have been sighted over the years
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Big Data: Mapping the Geology of the World's Ocean Floor - Scientific Computing

Big Data: Mapping the Geology of the World's Ocean Floor - Scientific Computing | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Scientists have created the world’s first digital map of seafloor geology. It is the first time the composition of the seafloor, covering 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, has been mapped in 40 years; the most recent map was hand-drawn in the 1970s.
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It's Leap Second Day! Time to Get in Sync - GPS World magazine

It's Leap Second Day! Time to Get in Sync - GPS World magazine | Geomatics | Scoop.it
“Time waits for no one,” Mick Jagger lamented in song when he turned 30. But tonight, on the evening of June 30, our clocks will stand still for a moment, waiting for the passage of a “leap second....
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Geomatics Data Solutions Fills Bathymetric LIDAR Gap with CHIROPTERA II - GISuser.com (press release)

Geomatics Data Solutions Fills Bathymetric LIDAR Gap with CHIROPTERA II - GISuser.com (press release) | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Geomatics Data Solutions Fills Bathymetric LIDAR Gap with CHIROPTERA II
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AMAZING 3D real time face mapping!

Full credit to OMOTE for the video.
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A very different application of remote sensing and 3D modelling.

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Explore surveying as a career - Michigan State University Extension

Explore surveying as a career - Michigan State University Extension | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Michigan State University and 4-H can help you prepare for the surveying career field.
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The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com

The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com | Geomatics | Scoop.it

geomatiThe 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com: The Geo-matching.com website features a selection of the most important geomatics equipment, including UAS for Mapping and 3D Modelling. At www.geo-matching.com you can compare product specifications and read users’ reviews before you buy.Mar 18, 2015 --Geo-matching.com is the first product comparison website for geomatic and hydrographic devices. Geo-matching.com provides a complete overview of …

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Mapping

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Find our interactive map, outline maps, satellite imagery, and information on how to interact with and create your own maps.

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Accessible introduction to maps and mapping.  Family friendly.

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National Geographic's Mapping Resources

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QGIS Compared: GIS Analysis - DirectionsMag.com

QGIS Compared: GIS Analysis - DirectionsMag.com | Geomatics | Scoop.it
In the third part of her series, Boundless' Gretchen Peterson asks how well QGIS performs analysis.
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This nonprofit group is trying to make the world more equal — through mapping - PRI

Maps tell us incredible amounts of information about the world around us — from where people are to how people interact with geography. And in the US and Western Europe, our maps seem to be updated in near-real time.
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Remote piloted aircraft maps storm surge impacts - Phys.Org

Remote piloted aircraft maps storm surge impacts - Phys.Org | Geomatics | Scoop.it
One year on from the biggest UK storm surge for 60 years, new aerial photos have revealed details of breaches to the natural and man-made coastal defences on part of the East Anglian coastline.
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Chinese scientists create new global wetland suitability map - Phys.Org

Chinese scientists create new global wetland suitability map - Phys.Org | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth. Yet with increasing urbanization and agricultural expansion, wetlands around the globe are in danger. Better mapping of wetlands worldwide will help in their protection.
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Mobile and Field GIS - GIS Lounge

Mobile and Field GIS - GIS Lounge | Geomatics | Scoop.it
Find options for collecting GIS data in the field using mobile and field devices.  The mobile and field product descriptions listed here are provided by the companies that create them.

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