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

How Google Earth Engine Has Changed Access to Remote Sensing Data

Google Earth Engine has enabled thousands of scientists to have access to remote sensing data and to integrate them without…

August 1, 2019

Uber’s Open Source Mapping Tool

In 2016, kepler.gl, Uber’s mapping tool used to track and map journeys on its popular ride hailing application, was released…

August 1, 2019

EthicalGeo Launches With a $7,500 Contest

EthicalGeo has been launched by the American Geographical Society (AGS) to address the ethical concerns about geospatial data use.

August 1, 2019

Working with GIS Data using Python

The most outstanding application possibilities of python in GIS and spatial science can be discussed under spatial data handling, spatial…

July 31, 2019

Using Historical Photographs to Map Landscape Change

Recently, scientists have begun to increasingly use old photographs, some going back to the mid 19thcentury, to classify and landscape…

July 25, 2019

European Global Position System Failure Points to the Importance of Location Technology

What is being called a “major outage” by the European Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Agency, or GSA, highlights the…

July 17, 2019

How to Change the Projection of a Shapefile Using QGIS

If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another…

July 19, 2019

How Refugees are Using GIS to Map Their Geographies and Experiences

Story maps are a powerful tool that visualize events and what has happened to those who are displaced.

August 3, 2019

Analyzing the Benefits of Green Space on Mental Health Using GIS

A recent large-scale study in Denmark combined historical Landsat satellite data and a survey that recorded mental health benefits to…

July 15, 2019