Strava, a GPS running and biking application, recently released a detailed global heat map of popular routes across the globe. The map contains over 160 million activities with 375,000,000,000 data points.
Wireless connectivity issues can be costly in terms of time, expense and customer satisfaction. Slow response times, and dropped connections can be impossibly frustrating. A primary challenge for field staff are weak cell signals. That can be due to distance from the cell sites, working indoors or blocked cellular signals […]
Amazon recently announced the availability of 85,000 Landsat 8 scenes through Amazon Web Services (AWS): Landsat on AWS. The Landsat scenes have been made available via the landsat-pds bucket in the Amazon S3 US West (Oregon) region. The announcement came via a blog post on Amazon: As we said in December, we hope to accelerate […]
The Earth’s oceans play a vital role in the health of the planet. Ocean dynamics impact weather patterns, it provides food and recreational opportunities, and industry related to the ocean generates significant revenue. The ocean also serves a critical function in regards to easing global warming, and scientists are now […]
As the world’s population grows, the amount of land available for farming is becoming a major concern. Increasing competition for land is springing up among growers, developers, and many others. This makes it critical to determine how much total land is available for farming across the globe but that completing […]
Dogus Guler is a graduate student in Geomatics Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. His main interest area is Geographical Information Systems and he shares the analysis of happiness rates across Turkey. This heat map was produced with happiness research data at the provincial level conducted for the first time in Turkey […]
Adam Joseph, the Marketing Manager at Cartologic, provides an introduction to Cartoview. Cartoview is an open source GeoSpatial web framework for managing and deploying geospatial and business Applications; the architecture of Cartoview makes it easy to efficiently develop and maintain and deploy GIS enterprise applications. Using Cartoview you can author your map […]