Calling all enthusiastic cartographers. Topi Tjukanov has announced a 30-day map challenge starting November 1. Each days presents a map challenge focused on a different spatial feature or topic. Cartographers are invited to create a map each day with the tools of their choice centered around that day’s theme:
Then tweet out that day’s cartographic creation along with the #30DayMapChallenge hashtag. Enjoy!
Researchers have compiled an enormous global dataset with over four trillion satellite-based measurements of sea surface temperature.
Researchers have developed a high-resolution GIS dataset of river systems using remotely sensed data and OpenStreetMap data.
A Python language spatial package, called EarthPy, has been released for free download for working with GIS data.