Caitlin Dempsey has been the editor of GIS Lounge (http://gislounge.com) since 2001. Prior to that, she was the GIS Guide at About.com. More about Caitlin Dempsey and GIS Lounge on this page: http://gislounge.com/about-this-site/
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On May 9, 2013, President Barack Obama sign an executive order making the default for government data “open and machine readable”. The executive order was accompanied by the White House’s Open Data Policy.
Googles Maps is preparing to debut its newly revamped Google Maps. Terming it “smart recommendations” the new functionality of Google Maps is intended to be more interactive and custom tailored to the specific user. The more you use the map to search for locations, favorite items by starring them, and write location reviews, the more [...]
The Ventus Project at Arizona State University is seeking the public’s help to map out the location of all the world’s power plants. The project is led by Dr. Kevin Robert Gurney and seeks to measure carbon dioxide output at those power plants.
The series of Landsat satellites has been collecting global imagery continuously since 1972. A total of eight satellites and millions of pictures (and trillions of pixels) has resulted in a hugh amount of imagery which, when compiled, visualizes the massive amount of global change over the past thirty+ years. Landsat satellites capture imagery of the [...]