March, 2011


GIS Data

Making Maps in the Dark

Making Maps in the Dark

Aerial surveying company Bluesky International is using next generation thermal survey equipment to capture highly accurate measurements of relative heat loss from building and other structures across the UK at night. The resulting thermal maps provide municipal authorities and other organisations with intelligence with which to address fuel poverty, reduce […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial Revolution Project Explored

Geospatial Revolution Project Explored

Penn State Public Broadcasting has released a web-based series of videos called the Geospatial Revolution Project , the first episode of which debuted in September of 2010: The project will feature a web-based serial release of video episodes—each telling an intriguing geospatial story. Overarching themes woven throughout the episodes will tie […]

Maps and Cartography

Making Maps

Making Maps

The Chicago Tribune has a five-part series on making maps using PostGIS, TileMill, Mapnik and Google Maps.  Each part reviews one aspect of pulling together a complete online map with Google Maps as the base. The series covers: Less Interactivity Prepare your data with ogr2ogr and PostGIS Make it pretty with […]

GIS Career and Jobs

How to Find Internships in GIS

How to Find Internships in GIS

Along with a solid foundation in GIS related coursework, an internship is a must-have in developing strong GIS skills. Finding a GIS Internship Developing your real world experience using GIS is a necessity for finding a geospatial job after you’ve completed your coursework.  Most entry-level GIS (jobs that usually have […]