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Google Earth Zooms in on Ancient Trade Routes : DNews

Google Earth Zooms in on Ancient Trade Routes : DNews | Geo+ | Scoop.it
The software is opening a window for researchers to the political and geographical changes that have shaped history.
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Hezbollah escalates rhetoric against Riyadh - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Hezbollah escalates rhetoric against Riyadh - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Geo+ | Scoop.it
While Hezbollah and Saudi Arabia have been at odds for months over their opposing positions in the Syrian war, Hezbollah has recently escalated its rhetoric, directly accusing Riyadh of waging open warfare against the party.
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Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal - Channel NewsAsia

Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal - Channel NewsAsia | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians will on Monday sign a "historic" agreement to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea, an Israeli minister said.
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Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority concluded an historic agreement to link the Red and Dead seas via a canal.

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The Map of GDELT Predictions in Afghanistan as You Should Have Seen It - Joshua Stevens

The Map of GDELT Predictions in Afghanistan as You Should Have Seen It - Joshua Stevens | Geo+ | Scoop.it
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Which of the 11 American nations do you live in?

Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? | Geo+ | Scoop.it
A fascinating new look at the cultural differences between the 11 nations that make up North America.
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ShotSpotter detection system documents 39,000 shooting incidents in the District

ShotSpotter detection system documents 39,000 shooting incidents in the District | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Monitors that classify noises, assess their location and alert officers offer an unprecedented view of gun crime.
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Map Your Favorite Scary Movies with "The Geography of Horror" - Co.Create

Map Your Favorite Scary Movies with "The Geography of Horror" - Co.Create | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Map Your Favorite Scary Movies with "The Geography of Horror"
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Where's the scariest place on the planet? It could be the Han River in Seoul, where The Host snagged unsuspecting river goers.
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Drone Squad Maps Matterhorn Mountain : DNews

Drone Squad Maps Matterhorn Mountain : DNews | Geo+ | Scoop.it
A fleet of eBee drones were thrown from the Matterhorn to create a 3-D rendering of a 17-mile area. Continue reading →
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Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence

Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence | Geo+ | Scoop.it
We live in a changing world with multiple and evolving threats to national security, including terrorism, asymmetrical warfare (conflicts between agents with different military powers or tactics), and social unrest.
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New Google Earth Imagery - September 24, 2013 - Google Earth Blog

New Google Earth Imagery - September 24, 2013 - Google Earth Blog | Geo+ | Scoop.it
It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery! Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader ‘Munden’ for being the first to let us know about it. Unlike some of the other recent updates, this imagery isn’t yet in Google Maps.
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Geospatial Big Data: The Fusion of Location Analytics, Mobile Platforms and the Cloud

The Fusion of Location Analytics, Mobile Platforms and the Cloud Organizations with multiple large geospatial databases are under increased pressure to manag...
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Demolishing Alexandria’s heritage - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Demolishing Alexandria’s heritage - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Egypt's post-revolutionary instability has contributed to the demolition of Alexandria's historic districts.
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Illegal building projects in Alexandria Egypt's take advantage of the security and law enforcement vacuum, risking the safety of residents.

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Planning for winter in Jordan’s Za’atari camp

Planning for winter in Jordan’s Za’atari camp | Geo+ | Scoop.it
As the first rains of the season hit Za’atari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, aid agencies are trying to ensure refugees are better protected against winter storms than they were last year.
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Za'atari Refugee camp floods again, threatening to destabilize a huge refugee population in northern Jordan.

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Op-Ed: There’s a Leadership Void in Addressing Critical Geospatial Issues

Op-Ed: There’s a Leadership Void in Addressing Critical Geospatial Issues | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Through inaction, U.S. officials are jeopardizing national security and the nation’s technological edge.
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Income inequality and Google Maps

Income inequality and Google Maps | Geo+ | Scoop.it
America's rich generally have better schools, tidier parks and more trees. But are their neighborhoods also more likely to be mapped by Google?
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Geography in the News: International Shipping Chokepoints

Geography in the News: International Shipping Chokepoints | Geo+ | Scoop.it
By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Navigational Chokepoints Egypt’s stability and security remain uncertain.
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IndoorAtlas Maps the Great Indoors Using Magnetic Field Signatures - Directions Magazine

IndoorAtlas Maps the Great Indoors Using Magnetic Field Signatures - Directions Magazine | Geo+ | Scoop.it
According to IndoorAtlas, the next big thing in mapping the “great indoors” is using magnetic fields, much like some animals do.
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3D Models of Natural and Urban Environments Generated from Photogrammetry - Directions Magazine

3D Models of Natural and Urban Environments Generated from Photogrammetry - Directions Magazine | Geo+ | Scoop.it
The art and science of photogrammetry has been around for decades but it is only in recent years that this technology has found prominence in the geospatial industry.
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Maps, stories, lines: a multiple-lane highway | Hestia

Maps, stories, lines: a multiple-lane highway | Hestia | Geo+ | Scoop.it
Home for geospatial analysis of Herodotus's Histories
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The Geography Of The Gender Pay Gap: Women's Earnings By State - Forbes

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The Geography Of The Gender Pay Gap: Women's Earnings By State
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New year, new statistics? Not for the gender pay gap, one of the most oft-contested numbers in gender equality in the workplace.
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IBM Big Data & Analytics: How bigger data creates better decisions.

Companies all around the world are using data and business analytics to inform their interactions. Analytics has helped some companies increase online revenu...
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