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Tools based on near-real time data from satellites, such as those used by Australia or developed by NASA, have great utility in monitoring existing fires while giving the public near real-time monitoring.
John Nelson from Esri has posted three map ornament templates you can print and assemble for your Christmas tree.
Data from three satellite missions has been merged to produce a global time-series showing sea-surface salinity measurements between 2010 and 2018.
Thanksgiving maps about this holiday involving major feasting. Maps shown include distribution of turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberries by Zellmer and a similar interactive map by Esri.
Below ground mapping can now better utilize remotely sensed data to create more accurate maps.
NASA researchers are able to map out plant stress using a remote sensing from ECOsystems Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station, or ECOSTRESS.
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.
A Python language spatial package, called EarthPy, has been released for free download for working with GIS data.
Using the #24daysofqgis hashtag, North Road, a geospatial company based out of Australia, will be tweeting out a QGIS tip or trick for 24 days starting on December 1.
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.
Esri has unveiled a new massive open online course (MOOC) entitled, “Spatial Data Science: The New Frontier in Analytics.”
According to the staff at College Consensus, the University of Kentucky’s Master’s in Digital Mapping has been ranked as their top choice for most unusual college degree.
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.
Snapping involves connecting a geometric vertex or edges of one feature to another when editing a GIS dataset.
A GeoTIFF is a public domain metadata standard which has the georeferencing information embedded within the image file.
Radiant Earth has launched Radiant MLHub, a cloud-based open library for training geospatial data used by machine learning algorithms.
Developed by LocalFocus, this online geocoder will generate lat/long coordinates for a list of addresses for free.
The size of Mobile Mapping Market was anticipated to be $14 billion in 2020 and is predicted to reach $40 billion in 2024 per a report from Global Market Insights.
As driverless cars and motion detection technologies are increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, applications are now being developed to help with predicting movements undertaken by both pedestrians and vehicles.
Here’s a list of geospatial podcasts you can download and listen to.
Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.