Originally designed for GIS scientists to showcase and share data, GeoTouch, a multi-touch display and information portal developed by the Earth Observatory of Singapore has evolved from wall display into an interactive teaching tool.
Optical and radar satellite constellations have heralded a new era in remote sensing. These constellations have varied uses such as change identification through radar and subsequent identification of changes through optical sensors.
Back in December we told you about DigitalGlobe’s annual contest to choose their top image of the year. With more than 30,000 votes cast, the winner was their stunning photo of Mount Vesuvius, taken on February 19, 2013.
"When you combine a street and a road, you get a STROAD, one of the most dangerous and unproductive human environments. To get more for our transportation dollar, America needs an active policy of converting STROADs to productive streets or high capacity roadways."
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) wants to create a data-rich map with its proposed Project GeoAnalytics that takes into account not only the physical characteristics of certain locations around the globe but also include...
Transgenic monkeys Several research groups, including a team led by geneticist Erika Sasaki and stem-cell biologist Hideyuki Okano at Keio University in Tokyo, hope to create transgenic primates with immune-system deficiencies or...
While America braces itself for record low temperatures Australians are basking in a heatwave. ABC has created a Live Heatwave Tracker to map temperatures that have hit as high as 50 degrees centigrade.
The Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) has given a contract to EOMAP, a value-added service provider of satellite data, to deliver high resolution environmental information for the entire Maya coast.
For almost two years, researchers at ETH Zurich have been measuring air quality along tram lines in Zurich with mobile sensors, generating precise maps that for the first time show when and where air pollution in Zurich is at its highest.