September, 2007


GPS

GPS 1 – Cabbies 0

GPS 1 – Cabbies 0

The battle by New York taxi cab drivers to prevent the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) from requiring them to install GPS technology in their cars was dealt a blow yesterday when U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman refused to issue an injunction to block the rule from going into […]

Maps and Cartography

Calling all U.S. and Canadian Mapmakers

Calling all U.S. and Canadian Mapmakers

The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) has announced their 35th Annual Map Design Competition.  Maps created during the calendar year 2007 by professionals and college-level students from the United States and Canada are eligible for submission.  The deadline for submitting your map is January 15, 2008.  Entries will be judged on […]

GIS Software

BASINS 4.0

BASINS 4.0

BASINS 4.0 is an environmental modeling interface built upon the open source GIS MapWindow. The system contains tools to download data from the internet and can perform basic GIS functions to prepare inputs for modeling pollutant loading in streams. There is also a Windows-based Climate Assessment Tool, for assessing potential […]