Maps and Cartography

Profiling interesting maps and geography items. Also listed in this category are articles relating to cartography (aka map making) and cartographic techniques.


Maps and Cartography

Geo Announcements: QField 1.0 Released,NASA’s Spinoff Publication

In this week’s edition of Geo Announcements: QField, mobile GIS app from OPENGIS.ch,  is now available, NASA’s Spinoff publication features the benefits of its GPS signal correction software, and the latest in press releases from the GIS industry.  

Maps and Cartography

The Ecosystem Demography model (ED) provides estimates of carbon stocks and fluxes over large areas at fine resolution. Source: GEDI products pageThe Ecosystem Demography model (ED) provides estimates of carbon stocks and fluxes over large areas at fine resolution. Source: GEDI products page

GEDI: A New Tool for Forest Carbon Maps

Maps created by the GEDI satellite system will enable a detailed measurement of the carbon content of forests, allowing scientists to determine how forests are releasing or taking up carbon.