Women in GIS is a new networking group for female geospatial professionals and students.
The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is seeking candidates for the inaugural GISP certification exam. About five years ago, GISCI began exploring changing the requirements for obtaining a GISP from its portfolio-only based requirements. After launching a formal review in 2011, GISCI finally announced earlier this year that it would be […]
Web sites with information specifically regarding peer support for women in GIS. Read interviews about women in this field or find GIS related support groups. Women in GIS LinkedIn Group Connect with other women GIS professionals on LinkedIn. Women in GIS (WIGIS) Pronounced “wahjus” after the group’s acronym WIGIS, this networking group […]
Orbital Insights has developed a “deep learning” processes which uses artificial intelligence to pull data from satellite imagery.
An increased number of scientists, conservationists and technology scions are banding together to use their various strengths to benefit conservation efforts to track global biodiversity.
To illustrate the benefits, here are five uses of satellite imagery and data.
Lowell Ballard, Director of Geospatial Solutions for Timmons Group, discusses the importance of making users feel like a part of your company’s ecosystem by developing a mobile portfolio.
This opinion piece by James Brayshaw, Vice President of LI and Spectrum Business with Pitney Bowes, takes a look at how location intelligence is helping local governments make timely and accurate decisions.
A new mapping method has emerged with high-profile news outlets like The New York Times and Bloomberg Business which are using tile grid maps, which represent each state with a congruent square
The North American Cartographic Information Society and the FixWikiMaps Project are organizing the first ever MapLift from August 28th through September 4th this year. MapLift is a program to identify and fix bad, outdated, or incomplete maps on Wikipedia. Volunteers are being solicited to help with the program. Those interested can signup via the MapLift signup […]
Researchers at Stanford University are identifying hidden dangers beneath Earth’s surface in Southern California by measuring body waves from human activity on city streets and sidewalks.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen utilized a combination of thermal cameras, computer vision technology, and GIS analytics to geo-reference the movements of pedestrians in order to asses public spaces.