A look at at GIS project to utilize 4-inch resolution near-infrared aerial imagery to extract the locations of specific oak tree species within the City of Santa Clarita.
What are the top GIS and Geo related blogs? Off the Map has triggered an interesting discussion in the blogging community after posting a list of “Top 25” (amended to a list of 37 geospatial related blogs). The initial list was compiled based on authority ranking (both actual and estimated) […]
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced the mean center of the United States based on the 2010 Census. The official population center as of April 1, 2010 is a location near the town of Plato in Missouri. The Census Bureau defines the mean center of population as “the place where […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]