September, 2015


Spatial Analysis

Spaceknow tracks manufacturing activity for over 6,000 industrial facilities in China using its "Satellite Manufacturing Index" (SMI) proprietary algorithms. Map: Spaceknow.Spaceknow tracks manufacturing activity for over 6,000 industrial facilities in China using its "Satellite Manufacturing Index" (SMI) proprietary algorithms. Map: Spaceknow.

Satellite Imagery Provides Insights to Global Questions and Changes the Data Landscape

Data extracted from satellite images have been helpful for tracking everything from the number of customers at retail and restaurant chains to tracking the rates of deforestation.

GIS Career and Jobs

Registration Now Open for the Inaugural GISP Certification Exam

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is seeking candidates for the inaugural GISP certification exam.  About five years ago, GISCI began exploring changing the requirements for obtaining a GISP from its portfolio-only based requirements.  After launching a formal review in 2011, GISCI finally announced earlier this year that it would be […]

GIS Industry

Figure (ii) Geospatial Technologies and Applications – the two areas governed by Spatial LawFigure (ii) Geospatial Technologies and Applications – the two areas governed by Spatial Law

Spatial Law and its Relevance to Geospatial Practitioners

Taking a look at spatial law and its application within GIS is the first of a three-article series on Spatial Law that focuses on the issues surrounding spatial technologies, the responsibilities and legalities thereon.