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GeoHipster has put out a call for submissions for its 2020 Calendar
Greg Bunce, from the State of Utah’s Automated Geographic Reference Center, presents a walk through the history of mapping and geospatial advances that led to the early days of GIS.
CARTO, which is an open-source software built on PostGIS and PostgreSQL, is an online mapping platform which allows end-users to produce a variety of Web GIS end products, including thematic maps.
Esri has just opened submissions for its ArcGIS StoryMapper of the Year Contest.
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.
New tools have been developed to facilitate the integration of deep learning tools within GIS applications.
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.
In this article Charles Altendorf outlines a method he developed to convert GIS data located in a geodatabase created in ArcGIS into open source data that can be used in QGIS.
Looking for R spatial packages?
Recorded presentations from the 2019 QGIS International User Conference are now available online.
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.
The city of Brindisi, Italy deployed a solution from Pitney Bowes® that provides 80 to 90 percent faster performance, while dramatically improving the user-friendliness of maps and significantly reducing staff time dedicated to mapping.
Researchers used synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data to look at how the ice is moving and shifting on Antarctica.
2.3 million scenes from the ASTER archive were processed to create the latest version of the ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM).
Dr. Michael Flaxman, director of Geodesign Technologies and Geospatial Community Advocate for OmniSci, presents three example of how newly available geospatial data is being leveraged.
NASA has developed Landslide Reporter as a way to collect as much information as possible about landslides from citizen scientists from around the world.
Small scale satellites are changing how we can acquire our data as geospatial analysts.
Google Earth Engine has enabled thousands of scientists to have access to remote sensing data and to integrate them without having access to sophisticated software or technicians with given skills.
EthicalGeo has been launched by the American Geographical Society (AGS) to address the ethical concerns about geospatial data use.
The May 31, 2019 edition of Geo Announcements includes GIS industry news from Maptitude, Visual Crossing, and Mapillary.