September, 2013


GIS Data

Map of Great Britain Created for Minecraft by the Ordnance Survey

Map of Great Britain Created for Minecraft by the Ordnance Survey

Minecraft, the immensely popular 3D game allows users to build and destroy construction blocks to create a virtual environment.  The staff at Britain’s Ordnance Survey have created a map of the United Kingdom for use in Minecraft.  Called Minecraft GB, the file consists of 22 billion blocks.  The map covers 220,000 square […]

GIS Learning

Updated Edition of Thinking About GIS

Updated Edition of Thinking About GIS

Roger Tomlinson has released via Esri Press the fifth edition of his popular GIS management book, “Thinking About GIS: Geographic Information System Planning for Managers“.  The book provides those task with planning and implementing a geographic information system in their organization with methodologies for a creating successful GIS program.  The […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Free eBook: Five Steps to Build Your GIS Career

A new eBook has been released by American Sentinel University entitled, “Five Steps to Build Your GIS Career.”  The short booklet outlines five pathways to consider for those seeking to build a GIS career.  Those interested in reading the book will need to submit their name and contact information as […]