April, 2010


GIS Learning

GeoBriefs: Gulf of Mexico Oil Maps from NOAA, Hand-drawn Maps at Slate

GeoBriefs: Gulf of Mexico Oil Maps from NOAA, Hand-drawn Maps at Slate

NOAA has a trajectory map showing the oil locations by day and projected location for May 1st for the Deepwater Horizon Incident located in the Gulf of Mexico.  A summary of the incident to date and NOAA’s efforts to help with scientific weather and biological response services is also available. […]

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GeoBriefs: New CEO for Maps.com, Google Earth View for Google Maps, ArcGIS 10 Online Seminar

GeoBriefs: New CEO for Maps.com, Google Earth View for Google Maps, ArcGIS 10 Online Seminar

Sarah Sinclair has been promoted by Maps.com to be its CEO and President. Previously, Sinclair was the client services manager for Maps.com. Google announced the “marriage between Google Earth and Google Maps” with the debut of Earth view: “Earth view offers a true three-dimensional perspective, which lets you experience mountains […]

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The Geospatial Brigade: Use of GIS by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team in Iraq

The Geospatial Brigade: Use of GIS by the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team in Iraq

This article by  Sgt. Ben Hutto, 3rd HBCT, 3rd Inf Div PAO, looks at the GIS services provided by the soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division which is based in Iraq.   COS KALSU, Iraq – The Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry […]