Data from Global Forest Watch, an online forest monitoring and alert system is now available via an online mapping platform. Users of this data portal can add maps, datasets, and applications to their forest projects and better analyze indicators of forest change.
A brand new start up, First Mile Geo, which specializes in developing GIS tools for research in developing countries, has helped analyze and map out the Syrian conflict at the neighborhood level in the country’s largest city, Aleppo. In order to create a report commissioned by the American Security Project, Caerus Associates, […]
Throughout his life, Daniel Gerhardus Krige (1919 – 2013) conducted much research into mining and mining engineering. His research led to the creation of the spatial interpolation method known as kriging. This article provides a biography of a Danie Krige, and presents a short overview of geostatistics and kriging.
Gavin Schrock, PLS, the editor of Professional Surveyor Magazine, writes about the surveying field changing in the face of the rising popularity of GIS and other geospatial technologies. Schrock also introduces a new publication launching in June of 2014 called xyHt, which has a goal, in part, to try and get the surveying […]
In general, climate change is a term that refers to the significant transformations in global weather patterns over an extended period of time. It is now widely understood and accepted that the increased use of fossil fuels have been contributing to this for the last several decades. One of the […]