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Climate Change and Sustainability

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I'll let the comic (by Pulitzer cartoonist Joel Pett) speak for itself. 


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Mr. David Burton's comment, April 16, 2012 9:19 PM
That's funny!
Seth Dixon's comment, April 16, 2012 10:01 PM
Too funny to keep to myself.
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Shakemap usc00094j4

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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards (EQ ShakeMap | M 5.8 - SULAWESI, INDONESIA http://t.co/AN7hoOXT | #GIS #geospatial...)...
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Food Deserts - It's All In the Mapping

Food Deserts - It's All In the Mapping | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Today's New York Times has a front page article on food deserts in the US by Gina Kolata (Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity ). Food deserts are places that are believed to be lacking in healthy and affordable food.
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ArcGIS Online Blog : What's New in ArcGIS Online (February 2012)

ArcGIS Online Blog : What's New in ArcGIS Online (February 2012) | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
The February 2012 ArcGIS Online update has just been released. This latest update includes additions and enhancements as described below, as well as a number of bug fixes and behind-the-scenes improvements.
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A GeoGeek in STEM Education • ArcGIS Explorer Online (Webmap series)

A GeoGeek in STEM Education • ArcGIS Explorer Online (Webmap series) | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
ArcGIS Explorer Online (Webmap series) http://explorer.arcgis.com/ “ “In addition to basic mapping, users can conduct queries of feature data. Users can create map notes with special symbology and...
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Google LatLong: Imagery Update: Week of December 12th

Google LatLong: Imagery Update: Week of December 12th | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Imagery Update: Week of December 12th http://t.co/h8vwgZQu | #geospatial #GIS...
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GeoEye Geospatial Satellite Imaging Products and Solutions - 100% Free Web Directory

GeoEye is the premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery, geospatial information (information referenced to a specific location), geospatial products, and solutions for the national security community, strategic partners, and commercial...
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Geospatial Revolution / Episode Three

The third episode explores geospatial technology in the world of security: how new technologies help to broker peace, wage war, and fight crime but can also compromise personal privacy.
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Bloom in the Baltic Sea | Geospatial | Scoop.it

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A colourful summer marine plankton bloom fills much of the Baltic Sea in this Envisat image. Plankton are microscopic marine plants that drift on or near the surface of the sea, by far the most abundant type of life found in the ocean.
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Handheld GPS Navigation – Garmin ETrrex Venture HC Review | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Handheld GPS Navigation – Garmin ETrrex Venture HC Review | Geospatial | Scoop.it | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
There are a lot of critiques on this Handheld GPS Navigation system, we actually found 268 of them. The bulk are clearly four* and the utmost 5* ratings. One hundred and nineteen of them were on the maximum 5* ratings, ...
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QR codes and GPS track dog-walking services | Geospatial | Scoop.it

QR codes and GPS track dog-walking services | Geospatial | Scoop.it | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Baltimore Sun (blog)QR codes and GPS track dog-walking servicesCNETThe final coming-of-age moment is the arrival of Pet Check Technology, a suite that brings QR codes, mobile apps, and GPS to the dog-walking experience.
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Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion | GIS ...

Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion | GIS ... | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Recently, the school leveraged the geographic information system (GIS) solution to look more closely at the impact of increasing soil erosion of the Scarborough Bluffs, a 14-kilometre coastline east of Toronto.
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Street View finally arrives in Russia

Street View finally arrives in Russia | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Google has just released Street View in Russia, and while it only covers two cities so far (Moscow and St. Petersburg), the coverage in those cities is quite solid.

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US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarship Program ...

US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarship Program ... | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Students studying geospatial intelligence or a related field are encouraged to submit their applications by the April 20 deadline. Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students can download ...
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Access ArcGIS Online in Nine New Languages | ArcWatch

Access ArcGIS Online in Nine New Languages | ArcWatch | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
The ArcGIS Online interface is now available in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish languages.
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GIS Education Community Blog : Earth Quiz: 20 Questions about Our Planet Using ArcGIS Online

GIS Education Community Blog : Earth Quiz: 20 Questions about Our Planet Using ArcGIS Online | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Take a look at this image. Which waterfall is shown in this image? What clues exist on the landscape to help you choose among the three options listed? Where is this glaciated terrain located?
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International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS in Secondary Schools

International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS in Secondary Schools | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
This, the first publication to collate a broad international perspective on the pedagogical value of GIS technology in classrooms, offers an unprecedented range of expert views on the subject. Geographic Information Systems (GISs) ...
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The Geospatial Revolution | Uncovered Earth

The Geospatial Revolution | Uncovered Earth | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
The Geospatial Revolution. Trailer for the documentary. Share this: About michaelklaas. Michael Klaas is a student at Portland State University. View all posts by michaelklaas →. This entry was posted in Maps & Geography ...
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Geospatial Data and Content Management for School Projects – Spatially Adjusted

Geospatial Data and Content Management for School Projects – Spatially Adjusted | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
#Geospatial #data for school projects: http://ow.ly/6oojA...
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Dust over the Mediterranean Sea | Geospatial | Scoop.it

Dust over the Mediterranean Sea | Geospatial | Scoop.it | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Acquired September 2, 2011, this natural-color image shows dust over the Mediterranean Sea.
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The Geospatial Revolution Episode 1 with Booz Allen Reactions and Commentary

The Geospatial Revolution Episode 1 with Booz Allen Reactions and Commentary | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Some great information on geospatial technology in this video series...
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GIS Helps Create ClimateWise Communities | Geospatial | Scoop.it

GIS Helps Create ClimateWise Communities | Geospatial | Scoop.it | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
The GEOS Institute, based in Ashland, Oregon, has developed tools and methodology to help communities respond and adapt to the pressures of climate change.
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Navigation Indoors With Smart Phones

Now you can use a smartphone to navigate indoors, GIS helps us find our way inside!

 

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GIS Education Community Blog : Up, Up, and Away with Web GIS

GIS Education Community Blog : Up, Up, and Away with Web GIS | GIS in Education | Scoop.it
Many great new features have been added to the mapping tools ( ArcGIS Explorer Online and the ArcGIS.com map viewer ) found at ArcGIS.com over the summer. For example, we can now ... GIS Education Community Blog ...
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