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South Sudan is now official on Google Maps

South Sudan is now official on Google Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Following the Republic of South Sudan's recognition as the UN's 193rd Member State, we have updated Google Maps and Google Earth to reflect the new country borders.Satellite view of the Republic of South SudanGoogle -- along with the World Bank,...
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Boy Scouts Replace Maps with GPS

Boy Scouts Replace Maps with GPS | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Pirates of the Caribbean use a paper map, beach bums use metal detectors and now the Boy Scouts are using GPS devices to find hidden treasure.
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Speaker Series Podcast: Understanding What and Why through Where

Charles Brigham and Dr. Hanif Rahemtulla discuss why GIS is important for global humanitarian efforts. Visit data.worldbank.org for more information.
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Globe had eighth warmest August on record

The globe had its eighth warmest August since record keeping began in 1880, while June through August was the seventh warmest such period on record. The Arctic sea ice extent was the second smallest for August on record at 28 percent below average.
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State to launch wildfire mapping site

Texans will soon have a cutting-edge system to pinpoint wildfire danger in their own backyards.
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Map Elegance: Putting the Data First

Map Elegance: Putting the Data First | Geospatial | Scoop.it
#Map Elegance: Putting the Data First http://t.co/0M50TEAI via @PetersonGIS #cartography #cartografia...
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Google Earth: The Town of Banff goes on 3D map

Google Earth: The Town of Banff goes on 3D map | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Google Earth: The Town of Banff goes on 3D map (Very cool.RT @MapsysInfo: Google Earth The Town Of Banff Goes On 3D Map - http://ow.ly/6vHeH...)...
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ArcGIS Desktop Blog : Esri European User Conference 2011

ArcGIS Desktop Blog : Esri European User Conference 2011 | Geospatial | Scoop.it
In just over a month, Madrid will host the 2011 European User Conference. The preconference seminars and technical workshop agenda is now online so make your plans now to join us in Madrid.
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Garmin Montana 600 video and menu tip

Garmin Montana 600 video and menu tip | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Apparently it’s video week at GPS Tracklog. I’m still learning iMovie after my recent move to Mac, so I’m not claiming pro quality.

The intro/outro is thanks to Jose Castillo and his awesome new waterproof video camera.
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Open Source CartoSet Makes Beautiful Maps Fast & Easy

Open Source CartoSet Makes Beautiful Maps Fast & Easy | Geospatial | Scoop.it

In a world awash with an ever-expanding number of location-aware sets of data, what's a person to do who wants to make a great map?

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Google Earth Explorer: A fun way to fly through Google Earth

Paul van Dinther is at it again, with another great Google Earth script for us to play with. You’ll remember Paul from fun projects he’s built such as Ships, Helicopters, and Drive the A-Team Van.
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Vegas Hotels on Google Maps

Vegas Vision is a Google Map of hotels on the Las Vegas Strip.

All the hotels on the Strip are highlighted on the map. If you click on a hotel you can read a brief review.
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Cartography: Thematic Map Design Info & Reviews

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Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Product DescriptionThis introductory textbook introduces students to the different types of map projections, map design, and map production.
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New Congressional Research Reports on Major Disasters and Emergencies

From Secrecy News, September 16, 2011: “Climate Change: Conceptual Approaches and Policy Tools,” August 29, 2011 “Homeland Security Department: FY2012 Appropriations,” September 2, 2011 “Congressional Primer on Major Disasters and Emergencies,”...
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LightSquared's Toughest Week So Far

LightSquared's Toughest Week So Far | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Like a bad week on the stock exchange, LightSquared hit speed bump after speed bump this week.
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Hurricane Season Hits Pause, But Isn't Over

Hurricane Season Hits Pause, But Isn't Over | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Mid-August marked an uptick in the number of tropical storms and hurricanes forming in the Atlantic Ocean, with one storm always seeming to follow on the heels of another. But lately, the tropics have quieted down.

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GIS in Education and Curriculum Integration

GIS in Education and Curriculum Integration | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Found a neat little blog on GIS in Education and Curriculum Integration http://t.co/KNkuLtYQ #gis #education #maps @tedmackinnon...

There are more writing & curriculum ideas on my
website too: www.barbareeduke.com/downloads/downloads.htm. If you
have ideas or sites worth a look, please share! Don't be afraid of
writing...it's just telling your version of the story.

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Wikinarco: mapping narcoviolence

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RT @WomanVote: Wikinarco: mapping narcoviolence – Boing Boing http://t.co/OtsB8wni #Mexico #NarcoWar #violence...
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New! Campus Basemap Template for ArcGIS 10

New! Campus Basemap Template for ArcGIS 10 | Geospatial | Scoop.it
The
Campus Basemap template is an ArcGIS Map Document that can be used to
create a high-resolution, multi-scale basemap for a university or
business campus.
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The new green revolution

The new green revolution | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Crop pests can wreck livelihoods and put lives at risk, but the chemicals farmers use to control them cause problems in their own right. Could an insect-killing fungus be the answer?
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Washington DC Memorials on Google Maps

The National Capital Planning Commission has released a Google Map, called Memorials in Washington DC, to help users locate and learn about commemorative works in Washington, DC.

The memorials displayed on the map can be filtered by theme.
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Share Maps Info Using Google+

Share Maps Info Using Google+ | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Google continues to integrate more and more features into the web that is Google+.

The latest addition is the ability to share a Google Maps result with your Circles using a +snippet. It’s a handy option and can have many uses. The Google Lat Long blog reports

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