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Estonian cartography EOMAP goes bankrupt

Estonian cartography EOMAP goes bankrupt | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Estonian cartography EOMAP goes bankrupt. On July 22, the bankruptcy of cartography and land surveyor company Georaster that operated under the trademark of EOMAP was declared, bankrupt...

The company has not submitted its 2010 report to the Business Registry.

The 2009 report indicates that the company had a loss of 3.8 million EEK, an increase of over two million from 2008. The management wrote in the report that in 2009 a loss was earned since the market collapsed and the volume of orders plunged.

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Activity at Shiveluch Volcano

Activity at Shiveluch Volcano | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory – Ash plumes stream from Shiveluch and Bezymianny Volcanoes on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula.
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Loa loa mapping in Africa provides geographic distribution and prevalence of the parasite

Loa loa mapping in Africa provides geographic distribution and prevalence of the parasite | Geospatial | Scoop.it

In a study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases in June shows that by large scale mapping of loiasis in 11 potentially endemic countries.

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Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books on Maps

Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books on Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
From tattoos to Thomas More's Utopia, or what Moby Dick has to do with the nature of time.
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GIS News: CityEngine, Image of the Week, CalGIS Call for Abstracts | GIS Lounge

GIS News: CityEngine, Image of the Week, CalGIS Call for Abstracts | GIS Lounge | Geospatial | Scoop.it
News from the geospatial industry includes an announcement from Esri about a CityEngine course its staff will teach at SIGGRAPH 2011, the Image of the Week from ESA, and a call for CalGIS abstracts from URISA.
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Wikimedia Commons - The Atlantic

Wikimedia Commons - The Atlantic | Geospatial | Scoop.it

The Atlantic Wikimedia Commons. This isn't to argue that maps are useless or that geospatial types of analysis are bad.

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Google Street View vehicles rolling through Madison this summer for updates - Capital Times

Google Street View vehicles rolling through Madison this summer for updates - Capital Times | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Google Street View vehicles rolling through Madison this summer for updates. Metro Transit started partnering with Google maps in May, which allowed riders to customize routes, get walking directions to bus stops, see images of where they're going or search by business names rather than addresses.

The distinctive white sedans are topped by a pole-mounted camera that provides images of most Madison streets, homes, vehicles and anything else the camera finds when the shutter clicks.

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GPS on the smartphone: Comparing Verizon Navigator to Google Maps Navigation

GPS on the smartphone: Comparing Verizon Navigator to Google Maps Navigation | Geospatial | Scoop.it

GPS on the smartphone: Comparing Verizon Navigator to Google Maps Navigation. The Verizon Droid Charge smartphone by Samsung arrives with two GPS (global positioning system) applications: Google Navigation and Verizon Navigator.

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Google+ for Crowdsourcing Crisis Information, Crisis Mapping and Disaster Response | Google + for Nonprofits

Google+ for Crowdsourcing Crisis Information, Crisis Mapping and Disaster Response | Google + for Nonprofits | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Facebook is increasingly used to crowdsource crisis information and response, as is Twitter. So is it just a matter of time until we see similar use cases with Google+?

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WARNING: Solar Activity Alert for High-Precision GPS Users | GPS World

NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) reports a sequence of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and Solar Radio Blackout Events in the past few days, the most recent and strongest early today.
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Beyond Google+: From Circles To Social Cartography

Beyond Google+: From Circles To Social Cartography | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Beyond Google+: From Circles To Social Cartography. Perhaps the most effective way to describe the approach a brand must take is to think of themselves as social cartographers.

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UK Google Maps Mashups Round-Up

The Bath Schools MapThe Bath Schools Map is designed to help parents choosing schools in Bath, in the UK, by displaying local schools and admissions and performance data on Google Maps.

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Local Ad Agency Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 3-D Mapping - BizBash

BizBashLocal Ad Agency Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 3-D Mapping BizBash While the entire party featured high-tech components, the focal point of the night was the three-dimensional architectural mapping presentation from Westbury National Show...
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The Remote Sensing Tutorial

The Remote Sensing Tutorial | Geospatial | Scoop.it
The Remote Sensing Tutorial explains what you can learn from sensors on satellites and spacecraft that look inward at the Earth and outward at the planets, the galaxies and, going back in time, the entire universe - the cosmos.
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Magellan eXplorist & Triton Outdoor GPS now support DigitalGlobe high-res maps

Magellan eXplorist & Triton Outdoor GPS now support DigitalGlobe high-res maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Magellan has just given explorers and adventures one more reason to pick their GPS navigation devices.

The company has announced that DigitalGlobe’s high-res satellite and aerial maps are now available for its eXplorist and Triton Outdoor GPS devices. These maps will give
users access to virtually anywhere on the planet. The perfect companion for folk
who like travelling to unknown places and exploring on their own.

 Just in case you’re wondering what’s so great about DigitalGlobe maps, these high-resolution maps that have been created using satellite and aerial imagery. Hunters will be able to use these detailed maps for pre-season scouting, anglers can use them to find new fishing holes, and geocachers can use them to spot obvious obstacles to avoid or trails to follow.

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Mosaic Image Finder for ArcGIS 10 | ArcGIS Resource Center

Mosaic Image Finder for ArcGIS 10 | ArcGIS Resource Center | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Free download, Mosaic Image Finder for ArcGIS 10 http://dld.bz/ajXdk The Mosaic Image Finder is a new add-in for ArcMap (ArcGIS 10) to explore
imagery within a mosaic. The add-in supports mosaics stored locally in a
geodatabase (or SDE connection) or published to ArcGIS Server as an image
service.

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Mapnificent visualizes public transportation travel time, is more exciting than it sounds (video)

Mapnificent visualizes public transportation travel time, is more exciting than it sounds (video) | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Engadget (Cartography just got a whole lot sexier.)...
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The Associated Press: Effects of solar flares arriving on Earth

Solar Flares to hit Earth This week - http://t.co/NmFj1sd...
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Where in the World? A Google Earth Puzzle - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic

Where in the World? A Google Earth Puzzle - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Looking at the world through via Google Earth offers striking images of the diversity of our planet and the impact that humans have had on it. Today's entry is a puzzle.
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Google Geo Developers Blog: Geo APIs Summer Learning Series: GIS with Google Earth and Google Maps

Google Geo Developers Blog: Geo APIs Summer Learning Series: GIS with Google Earth and Google Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Geo APIs Summer Learning Series: GIS with Google Earth and Google Maps http://t.co/1DMUjRY...
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