August, 2007


GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: Oakland Crimespotting, GISFish, Festival of Maps

Geospatial Redux: Oakland Crimespotting, GISFish, Festival of Maps

Oakland Crimespotting is a dazzling interactive mapping application built on Microsoft’s Virtual Earth.  Crime incidents for the City of Oakland in California can be viewed over a time period or by type.  Clicking on a particular crime location brings up a maptip with more detailed information on the crime.  What pushes […]

GIS Learning

GeoBriefs: Embedding Google Maps, GIS Career Profile, Mexico Wins the Geography Bee

UPDATE:  Google has formally announced the availability of embedded Google Maps.  Read about it and get instructions on using this new functionality from Google’s Lat Long Blog: YouTube-style Embeddable Maps As reported on the CNET site, Google Maps is poised to release a new feature next week that will allow users […]