August, 2014

Spatial Analysis

Benjamin Heumann and the UAVBenjamin Heumann and the UAV.

Using Unmanned Aircraft to Help Map Threatened Plant Species

There has been a lot of news lately about where unmanned aerial systems (UAS or UAV for unmanned aerial vehicle) can’t fly in the United States.  Despite the negative attention, unmanned aircraft have many beneficial uses, for example, in the remote sensing of archaeological sites. Geography researchers at Central Michigan University […]

Maps and Cartography

Recipes of the World on Wikia Maps.Recipes of the World on Wikia Maps.

Crowdsourced Maps With Wikia Maps

Harnessing the power of technology, crowdsourcing data and maps draws upon a large group of people from all over the globe in order to pull together ideas, content, or services, and those who take part in are mostly volunteers. A good example of geographic data crowdsourcing is OpenStreetMap, a collaborative […]