Mark Altaweel

Mapping Epidemics

Forecasting the spread of viruses and mapping potential epidemics is gaining important attention in the medical community.

February 20, 2020

Mapping Australia’s Bushfires

Tools based on near-real time data from satellites, such as those used by Australia or developed by NASA, have great…

January 14, 2020

Predicting Future Movements of Pedestrians and Autonomous Vehicles

As driverless cars and motion detection technologies are increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, applications are now being developed to…

January 8, 2020

Automated Remote Sensing of Underground Features

Below ground mapping can now better utilize remotely sensed data to create more accurate maps.

December 16, 2019

EarthPy: Python Package for Plotting and Working with Spatial Data

A Python language spatial package, called EarthPy, has been released for free download for working with GIS data.

December 5, 2019

Creating a Spatial View of the Brain

Mapping small scale but complex organs such as the human brain is requiring new technologies and spatial modeling to be…

November 26, 2019

DNA Science and GIS

In recent years, spatial analysis has supplemented our understanding of genetic variation and DNA studies.

December 7, 2019

Using GPS to Improve the Accuracy of Drone Mapping

By improving the precision of the GPS devices on UAVs, it is now possible to create much more accurate maps…

February 8, 2020

Mapping the World’s Islands

A new United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri project has now mapped 340,691 islands of the Earth’s islands and…

October 28, 2019

Making Finding Geographic Information Easier: SpatioTemporal Assets Catalogs

SpatioTemporal Assets Catalogs (STAC) provides a common set of search terms so that geospatial information can be found and indexed…

October 16, 2019