Even if you weren’t able to attend Esri’s annual User Conference, you can still check out a range of presentations.
There are more high resolution maps of the Moon and Mars, than the seafloor. Largely because of high costs and challenges at every stage of data gathering and processing. However, GIS-driven technological innovations have the power to change this with improved navigation and positioning systems and geoprocessing in real time for faster accurate surveys.
Troy Lambert takes a look at mapping highlights how the equal distribution of lottery funds in California is actually transferring wealth from the poorest neighborhoods to the most affluent ones. Is GIS the answer in creating a more equitable distribution to the state’s schools?