GIS Data

GIS Learning

Children learning GIS as part of Esri's camp offered during the annual Esri User Conference in San Diego. Source: SDCC, July 2014.

Teaching GIS in Elementary School

Research on how to best implement GIS education for K-12 has looked at the use of web-based GIS and data that is understandable at different levels.

Maps and Cartography


New Edition of Making Maps

The new edition of “Making Maps” contains over 40 pages of new content, over 35 new maps, and updated and expanded discussions on a variety of topics including when mapping is inappropriate, time and mapping, and geodata locational services and privacy.

GIS Software

Spatial Analysis

From Davies et al., 2016: "the results show good qualitative agreement, with 26 of the 33 boroughs showing rioter percentages in the same or adjacent bands as the data. The remaining discrepancy may be accounted for by factors specific to the London disorder, such as communication between groups, other activity patterns occurring at the time, or social factors beyond the scope of this work. "

GIS and Anti-Crime Measures

This article takes a look at methods which demonstrate the wide and growing field of crime prevention utilizing spatial and GIS approaches.

GIS Career and Jobs

The GEOINT career trail from academics to expertise

Making a Career in Geointelligence

Sangeeta Deogawanka discusses what it takes to develop a career in Geointelligence whether it be in security, intelligence,  policy analysis, first response, technology, software development or consulting.