January, 2011


Maps and Cartography

Mapping Through the Ages: The History of Cartography

The fascination and interest for the world that we inhabit, has been inherent to human nature since prehistoric times. Some of the cave paintings and other representations on bones and artifacts, which used to be viewed as mere artistic representations, have turned to be, according to the latest investigations, maps […]

GIS Career and Jobs

GISP Certification Update Under Review

GISP Certification Update Under Review

Last summer, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) announced plans to update the GIS Professional Certification process.  Starting February 1st, GISCI will accept public comments about their proposed changes: Key among the proposed updates is the addition of a required examination. The Working Group that prepared the proposal recommends that the […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Preparing for the ArcGIS Desktop Associate Exam

Preparing for the ArcGIS Desktop Associate Exam

Registration for Esri’s technical certification exams opened up this month.  Alex Mahrou over on his RockyMountainGeo blog outlines his strategy for preparing for the ArcGIS Desktop Associate exam.  What tips and strategies do you have for preparing for the technical exams? Read more: How I’m preparing for the ArcGIS Desktop […]