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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The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a free 100 page ebook for iOS users. The book, entitled, “Earth from Space: the Living Beauty” contains over 100 pages and includes interactive maps, satellite imagery collected from ESA’s missions, and animations demonstrating various aspects of the world.
With Earth Day nearing, it is an opportune time to highlight a developing project, the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). NEON is funded by the National Science Foundation. Elizabeth Blood, the National Science Foundation program director responsible for overseeing NEON, Dave Tazik, NEON’s director of biology and project scientist, and Tom Kampe, NEON’s assistant director for [...]
If you are using Esri’s ArcGIS GIS software program, there is a simple way to add coordinate information to the attribute table of a GIS data set. Outlined in this article are the steps to take in order to add X Y coordinates to a field in the attribute table. The tool used in ArcGIS [...]
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) recently released its report on the background work that went into bike-share station siting decisions. The first Citi Bike stations were installed earlier this month in New York City and eventually hundreds of stations will be built around the city. The first phase of the fee-based bike sharing calls [...]
There are a few map contests open for those interested in submitting both paper and digital maps as well as contests designed to showcase the potential of different types of spatial data. GIS and Map Contests Here are current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline. To submit a map [...]