This looks at some statistical analysis in GIS. A statistical surface is any geographic entity that can be thought of as containing a Z value for each X,Y location.
A free eBook is available for downloading that reviews some of the online GIS and web mapping options. Online gis and web map publication platforms are reviewed in this fifty page PDF publication: ArcGIS Online, CartoDB, GeoCommons, GISCloud, MangoMap and MapBox. The intent of the PDF is to provide readers with an […]
The National Geographic Society is renowned in part for its stunning maps, each labeled in incredible detail. The distinctive lettering on National Geographic’s maps is know for its detail and legibility, even with the smallest sized fonts. In the 1930s, the National Geographic Society’s Cartographic Division began to look at automating typefaces […]
Oxfam America has released new maps about the geography and the people of the US Southeast, specifically Louisiana and Mississippi. This project follows Oxfam’s previous maps of the entire Southeast, but provides more detail and depth. The maps illustrate how climate hazards pose the most risk to communities that share certain characteristics of […]
Up until recently, seismometers have been a strictly Earth-bound devices, diligently tracking each and every change in the Earth’s surface due to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tectonic plates shifting around. For the first time in the history of seismology, a device been able to capture the noise of vibrations caused […]
GIS Lounge is running a quick survey to look at the state of GIS salaries. Since the poll was launched three days ago, there have been 185 respondents. As more respondents are submitted, this results page will be updated. To take the survey, visit this page. Respondents to the GIS […]
Hallie Pritchett, the head of the Map and Government Information Library at the University of Georgia presented on the care and storage of maps. The University of Georgia stores over 400,000 maps and 240,000 air photos covering the state of Georgia, making it one of the largest academic map repositories […]