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.

Mapping Epidemics

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

January 22, 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

Print and Assemble These Map Tree Ornaments

John Nelson from Esri has posted three map ornament templates you can print and assemble for your Christmas tree.

December 9, 2019

Geospatial Data Available: Global Sea-surface Salinity

Data from three satellite missions has been merged to produce a global time-series showing sea-surface salinity measurements between 2010 and…

November 30, 2019

Thanksgiving Maps and Geography

Thanksgiving maps about this holiday involving major feasting. Maps shown include distribution of turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberries…

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

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