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In recent years, spatial analysis has supplemented our understanding of genetic variation and DNA studies.
A new United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri project has now mapped 340,691 islands of the Earth’s islands and created a GIS dataset that is publicly available.
Topi Tjukanov has announced a 30-day map challenge starting November 1.
This week’s geospatial news summary features GIS industry news from Epson, USGIF, NSGIC, Esri, Quantum Spatial, 1spatial, and thinkWhere.
Inge van den Meiracker writes about her research internship in Greece where she modeled and mapped the seagrass distribution in the Southeast Aegean Sea using sonar data, remote sensing techniques, and GIS.
GIS is being to used to plan pedestrian routes not based on the fastest way but centered on finding the quietest, shadiest, or most pleasant paths.
Using peer-reviewed GIS datasets and remote sensing data, 88% of the needed restoration effort could focus on just six countries that are likely to help restore tropical rainforest growth.
A recently published book features research on using Google Earth Engine to access and analyze GIS Data.
Depending on the GIS software you want to use, there are a few different ways to create a Lego-style map.
Portable GIS is available as a Windows-based executable (.exe) or .zip file which can then be installed to a local drive or onto a removable drive such as a USB stick.
Daniel Fourquet walks users through the process of using Python to create Add-Ins for ArcMap.
If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another coordinate or projections system using QGIS.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of GIS Day on November 13, 2019. The following day is PostGIS Day.
EO College, a platform for accessing MOOC (massive open online courses) about remote sensing along with other related materials was launched today.
Here are some corny GIS jokes.
GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems. The key word to this technology is Geography – this means that some portion of the data is spatial.
A newly released report from the USGS has estimated the 2017 domestic and international economic benefits of Landsat imagery to be $3.45 billion.
SpatioTemporal Assets Catalogs (STAC) provides a common set of search terms so that geospatial information can be found and indexed easily.
The USGS has launched an online web map that compiles existing United States landslide data into a searchable tool called the U.S. Landslide Inventory Map.
The new initiative, called Data for Now, will see the linkage of Google Earth satellite data and other GIS data with UN data.
The consulting firm, PSD, has issued its second annual report in which it look at the Geospatial Maturity Index (GMI) of public sector GIS programs.
Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.
Drew Fioranelli, GISP, Public Safety GIS Market Maker, and Annie Cahill, Public Safety GIS Technical Manager with DATAMARK, discuss the history of 9-1-1 infrastructure as well as the foundational role of GIS and GIS professionals in the transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) .
Dr. Meghann Pierdon with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine has developed a secure website that using GIS to map out the incident of diseases among pigs or birds.