October, 2007


GIS Software

Ask Maps UK

Ask Maps UK

According to the Ask.com blog, a new and improved Ask Maps UK has been launched.  Included in the upgrade are such improvements as multiple stop driving directions, walking directions and the ability to find points of interest by typing in a landmark name.  The new improvements have been expanded to […]

GIS Software

Behind the Fire Mapping Scenes

Behind the Fire Mapping Scenes

CIO|Insight has a behind the scenes look at how San Diego’s Center for Information Technology and Infrastructure (CITI), which is run out of the San Diego State University (SDSU) Visualization Center (aka Viz Center), pulled together resources from NASA, the local radio station KPBS and Google to gather and distribute […]

GIS Learning

Research on Geoportals

Research on Geoportals

Pepijn van Oort,  a researcher at the Centre for Geo-Information, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, is conducting a survey on geoportals as part of a research project.  An invitation is extended to all geoportal managers who maintain a portal either to the public or internally to participate in this survey.  Detailed information […]

GIS Learning

Educational GIS Survey

Educational GIS Survey

An invitation to participate in a survey on the establishment of a new GIS related Distance Learning degree program: California University of Pennsylvania is developing an online Master’s of Geography and Regional Planning degree.  As we consider how best to structure the program, we believe feedback from professionals in the […]