Researchers have developed a method by which to translate satellite imagery of sun glitter on the water into data about the direction, height and movement of waves.
The use of GIS in child development has ranged from studying various social and environmental factors in how children develop to using GIS directly where they learn to better understand spatial thinking as children become adults.
With new and growing areas where eye monitoring and GIS can be utilized together, big data techniques will be a leading way in which visual and analytical understanding of spatial cognition will be understood in coming years.
Football (or Soccer) is a game of tactics and knowing how to move players at the right place and time. This makes the game a spatial strategy game that GIS has practical applications in addressing.
Recent studies using GIS show that geographic factors continue to play a strong role in regulating social, economic, and general Internet use despite technologies that was purported to mitigate the effect of distance.
Descartes Lab, a start-up organization, has created crop production analysis that uses millions of satellite images and machine learning to produce accurate data about the production of agricultural crops.