Looking to add a little geo to your Halloween beyond the of proliferation Halloween Trick or Treater online maps? Halloween Cartography Gretchen Petersen has pulled … Read more
Matteo Muratori, an Italian developer has created his own Google Maps-based game. The game is free-to-play and it is called War2Map which Muratori describes as a cross … Read more
Tracy Dash, a GIS specialist with a surveying company near Jacksonville, Florida, introduces the FGDL Metadata Explorer which provides access to free GIS data. Dash holds an undergraduate degree is in Sustainable Design, and a graduate certificate in GIS.
Launched on March 17, 2009 by the European Space Agency (ESA), the low altitude satellite GOCE is set to run out of fuel around October of this year. GOCE, which stands The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer was launched with the purpose of mapping the Earth’s gravity field at a high level of detail.
As an oceanographic cartographer, Marie Tharp is credited with scientifically mapping the ocean floor in partnership with her colleague Bruce Heezen. Tharp and Heezen’s work was revolutionary, in that led to many discoveries and the theories of continental drift of plate tectonics. Tharp was a pioneer in science both as a woman and for her mapmaking.
There is a new distribution portal for accessing SPOT vegetation data. The Belgium site, VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research), is hosting the portal which … Read more
Remote sensing, the practice of gathering information about objects without being physically near them, has had many practical uses for humans over the last few … Read more
Forty years representing over a dozen of Earth observation missions by NASA has led to an invaluable archive of satellite imagery and remote sensing data. … Read more