July, 2012


GIS Career and Jobs

What Do GIS Professionals Make: GIS Salary Surveys

What Do GIS Professionals Make: GIS Salary Surveys

What are the average salaries for a GIS Analyst, GIS technician, or GIS manager? Finding out that answer depends on a variety of factors from the industry the job is located in, years of experience, and education level of the GIS employee. Salaries also vary greatly by region/ The best way to get an estimate as to your earning power based on your location, experience, and field of interest is through GIS salary surverys.

Maps and Cartography

Map from the Whytfliet Atlas showing California as a peninsula. Granata Nova et California. In Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum. Louvain, 1603.Map from the Whytfliet Atlas showing California as a peninsula. Granata Nova et California from In Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum. Louvain, 1603.

Map Theft and Map Thieves

As with most objects that carry a potentially large price tag, rare and valuable maps have been subjected to theft over the years.  Some of the most prolific thieves have stolen hundreds of maps over the years.  Map theft is unfortunately common and a translation of a 2008 Spanish article […]