One new offering from the University of Chicago is the Center for Spatial Data Science. This center will be used to observe and analyze special data sets in fields such as health care, real estate, and social networks.
The European Space Agency and Eumetsat have just released the first data from their new satellite platform, Sentinel 3-A. This groundbreaking new Earth observation platform can monitor a wide range of Earth systems, and will play a vital role in understanding our planet into the future.
A new book offers a comprehensive insight into integrating enterprise GIS systems into local government. “Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government” offers deep insights and case studies of tried and true methods of selling the importance of GIS systems and implementing them into local government contexts.
The Landsat series of satellites has been imaging the Earth’s surface for nearly 50 years, providing vital imagery for a range of purposes from the natural sciences to civil administration and conflict monitoring. NASA and the USGS recently announced that the next iteration of the program, Landsat 9, is due to launch in 2020.