What is GIS?

August 17, 2019

GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world…

What the Rise of Small Satellites Means for Geospatial Data

Small scale satellites are changing how we can acquire our data as geospatial analysts.

August 15, 2019

Platforms for Making Deep Learning Easier for GIS

New tools have been developed to facilitate the integration of deep learning tools within GIS applications.

August 13, 2019

New Map Shows How Fast Ice is Leaving Antarctica

Researchers used synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data to look at how the ice is moving and shifting on Antarctica.

August 11, 2019

Voronoi Diagrams and GIS

Voronoi diagrams can be created by many GIS packages today for understanding spatial patterns.

August 9, 2019

Mapping the Human Footprint

The world settlement footprint, created in a online application called Urban Thematic Exploration Platform (TEP) sponsored by the European Space…

August 7, 2019

Determining Uncertainty in GIS Data

Multi-Criteria Evaluation (MCE) has widely been coupled with GIS to solve the spatial decision-making problems where there are several measures…

August 7, 2019

Version 3 of the ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model Released

2.3 million scenes from the ASTER archive were processed to create the latest version of the ASTER Global Digital Elevation…

August 6, 2019

Using Crowdsourcing and Deep Learning to Map Human Settlements

Machine learning techniques are being applied to crowdsourced data to map new urban and land use patterns not previously possible…

August 6, 2019

3 Ways Geospatial Data is Changing the Way We Manage the Environment Around Us

Dr. Michael Flaxman, director of Geodesign Technologies and Geospatial Community Advocate for OmniSci, presents three example of how newly available…

August 6, 2019