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.

DNA Science and GIS

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

November 14, 2019

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

November Map Challenge

Topi Tjukanov has announced a 30-day map challenge starting November 1.

October 25, 2019

Geospatial News | October 3, 2019

This week's geospatial news summary features GIS industry news from Epson, USGIF, NSGIC, Esri, Quantum Spatial, 1spatial, and thinkWhere.

October 3, 2019

Help Identify Tree Stems from Drone Data

The Tree Mapping project uses crowd sourcing to accurate identify tree stems from laser scanning point cloud data acquired via…

September 21, 2019

Geospatial News | September 18, 2019

September 18, 2019: geospatial news featuring DMI, CoreLogic, INTERGEO, Septentrio, Artisense, and USGIF.

September 18, 2019

Call for Maps: GeoHipster 2020 Calendar

GeoHipster has put out a call for submissions for its 2020 Calendar

September 16, 2019

How Advances in Computer Mapping Shaped the Early Days of GIS

Greg Bunce, from the State of Utah’s Automated Geographic Reference Center, presents a walk through the  history of mapping and…

September 5, 2019

Thematic Mapping With CARTO

CARTO, which is an open-source software built on PostGIS and PostgreSQL, is an online mapping platform which allows end-users to…

September 4, 2019

Esri Launches a $5,000 StoryMapper Contest

Esri has just opened submissions for its ArcGIS StoryMapper of the Year Contest.

August 28, 2019