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GIS and Schematic Mapping

The BCS’s GIS Special Interest Group is holding its autumn meeting ‘GIS and Schematic Mapping' on 1 November 2011.

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Digital Map Products to Discuss Cloud GIS for Local Government at 2011 ICMA Conference

Digital Map Products (DMP) will offer a cloud computing presentation for local government at the International City/County Management Association's (ICMA) 97th Annual Conference in Milwaukee Sept. 19. This industry-leading conference, which brings together local government decision makers who serve cities, counties, and regional entities of all sizes, will take place September 19 - 21.

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Owens Lake, California

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Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory – California’s Owens Lake was once part of a much larger lake and river system during the Pleistocene Epoch (about 3 million to 12,000 years ago).
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Cartography and Prospective

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Are you ready for a world without oil? Our society is dependent on resources like it, but some experts warn we could be closer than you may think ...

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European LiDAR Mapping Forum Expands Floor Plan

The organisers of the 2nd European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) to be held in Salzburg, Austria from November 29-30, have sold out of exhibit stands just 3 months after the launch of the event!

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The Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Dynamic Monitoring and Evaluation of Ecological Environment

The Application of RS and GIS in Dynamic Monitoring and Evaluation of Ecological Environment. Posted by GIS PARK on September 11th, 2011 |. The ecological environment is the basic conditions of human existence and development, ...
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SAP Collaborates with Google Maps : Beyond Search

Real-time access to location-based data via Google Maps is the goal behind the latest Google and SAP collaboration, as revealed in “SAP and Google Team to Put Big Data on the Map” at LBSzone.com...

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ESA calls for Sentinel-5 Precursor Mission Advisory Group members

ESA calls for Sentinel-5 Precursor Mission Advisory Group members | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Within the framework of the GMES initiative, ESA is developing a series of ‘Sentinel’ satellites. As part of this development process, the Agency has released a call for Mission Advisory Group members for the Sentinel-5 Precursor mission.
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Imagery from the wildfires in Texas

Imagery from the wildfires in Texas | Geospatial | Scoop.it
GeoEye and Google have teamed up to release some sharp new imagery from the wildfires in Texas. Here's a quick look at some of this amazing new imagery:



You can browse the fresh imagery using this KML file.
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Explosion at French nuclear site; use historical imagery to see it in Google Earth

Explosion at French nuclear site; use historical imagery to see it in Google Earth | Geospatial | Scoop.it
There was an explosion at a French nuclear plant this morning that took the life of one worker and injured a few others. Fortunately, no leak has been reported and things seem to be under control.
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ArcGIS 10.0 Service Pack 3

For those who still use ArcGIS, it looks like the next Service Pack has a release date. The Service Pack 3 announcement is a PDF which is classic Esri.
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2011 Esri Education User Conference Proceedings

The Esri Education User Conference (EdUC) provides a forum for members of the education community to come together and share their GIS experiences and knowledge.
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Flooding in India

Flooding in India | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Acquired September 11, 2011, and September 10, 2010, these false-color images show the Indian state of Orissa, which experienced severe flooding in September 2011.
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GIS in the Cloud | GIS Mapping Software | Visualize & Publish Maps

GIS in the Cloud | GIS Mapping Software | Visualize & Publish Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
GIS Cloud is web based mapping software and platform. You can visualize, analyze, share, publish and manage GIS projects, maps and geospatial data online.
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Learn the Top 5 Skills Needed to be Successful in a GIS Career

Learn the top 5 skills needed to be successful in a GIS career in American Sentinel University’s free Webinar, ‘Top Five Skills You Need to be Successful in a GIS Career’ on September 27 at 1p.m. EDT featuring Dr. Kerski, education manager for Esri and Dr. Devon Cancilla, Dean of business and technology for American Sentinel University discussing the importance of furthering GIS education, the growing and evolving technology and industry and why the top 5 skills will be even more important as the “geospatial revolution” continues to have a growing impact on society. Register for the webinar, ‘Top 5 Skills You Need to be Successful in a GIS Career’ at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/462191912.

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Sea levels much less stable than earlier believed, new coral dating method suggests

Sea levels much less stable than earlier believed, new coral dating method suggests | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Originally Published by ScienceDaily – New evidence of sea-level oscillations during a warm period that started about 125,000 years ago raises the possibility of a similar scenario if the planet continues its more recent warming trend...

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Engaging Citizens the Right Way: Government Uses Twitter During Hurricane Irene

Engaging Citizens the Right Way: Government Uses Twitter During Hurricane Irene | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Hurricane Irene demonstrated the first widespread use of social media during an emergency in the US by the public and by official response agencies.
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Google Maps for Android Now Lets You Add Photos to Reviews

Google Maps for Android Now Lets You Add Photos to Reviews | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Google Maps for Android has been updated to version 5.10.0, which brings two new important features.
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GPS Devices The Beginners Guide - Geocaching

The attracts as well as promises of good adventures have such games delectable to people, a same reasons because some-more as well as some-more people have been in to geocaching. what geocaching is all about.
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ERS satellite missions complete after 20 years

ERS satellite missions complete after 20 years | Geospatial | Scoop.it
After a final thruster firing last week to deplete its remaining fuel, ESA's venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service. Ground controllers also ensured the space environment was protected for future missions.
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Location, Location, Location

UK real estate website Rightmove has released a Google Maps search tool called Draw a Search. The tool allows house hunters to draw an outline on a map to define an area that they wish to search for properties within.
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England's Deprivation on Google Maps

The Guardian newspaper says that the Indices of Multiple Deprivation are "possibly the most significant research into poverty in England ever put together".
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FLOW: The World Bank and Water Point Mapping in Liberia

FLOW: The World Bank and Water Point Mapping in Liberia | Geospatial | Scoop.it
FLOW: The World Bank and Water Point Mapping in Liberia. Posted by AnneryanHeatwole on Sep 12, 2011. (This piece was originally written by The World Bank; it is republished here with permission). Following Liberia's 14-year civil war, ...
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Apartment Searching with Google Maps

Apartment List is a new real estate search site that uses Google Maps to help you find a new apartment.
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Ganges Delta, Bangladesh

Ganges Delta, Bangladesh | Geospatial | Scoop.it
This Envisat image highlights the Ganges Delta, the worlds largest delta, in the south Asia area of Bangladesh (visible) and India.
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