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New satellites and improve image processing methods are better enabling the ability to provide real-time and near real-time mapping of wildfires.
In this week’s edition of Geo Announcements: QField, mobile GIS app from OPENGIS.ch, is now available, NASA’s Spinoff publication features the benefits of its GPS signal correction software, and the latest in press releases from the GIS industry.
This three-part introduction to PostGIS from Kayla Patel provides an overview of this open source GIS software.
As public engagement becomes more and more important to society, it’s useful for scientists to know what makes maps and other geospatial content go viral.
Researchers have create ways to map migration based on online searches of migrants as they prepare to leave their country of origin.
GIS can help researchers analyze spatial data within social media posts in order to understand how people react to different features in their environment.
With GIS, researchers can look at how effective schools are relative to spatial measures.
Two archaeologists are using GIS tools to model the ancient soundscape of New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon.
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.
Bernard Szukalski, Esri tech evangelist and product strategist, introduces new features and enhancements to the latest release of ArcGIS Online.
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.
If you want to start learning how to use QGIS, a free and open source GIS software package, there are some excellent free resources out there.
User can download this free handbook which provides insight into how different Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) methodologies can be used for forest monitoring and biomass estimation.
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 first set of data that have returned have demonstrated GEDI is able to measure density of forests far better than previous satellite missions.
Aerial imagery covering 20 states has been uploaded to the USDA’s direct download site for NAIP imagery.
Derek Watkins has created a simple and easy to use interface for downloading 30-Meter SRTM data.
Landsat 8 is offered as free, open data, which has led to new innovation in methods to better utilize such data for time series and complex scenes that are sometimes obstructed by clouds or dust.
The May 31, 2019 edition of Geo Announcements includes GIS industry news from Maptitude, Visual Crossing, and Mapillary.
Geo Announcements: State Legislative Districts Data Products Available, Winners of the 2019 Student Paper Competition in Business Geography
May 10, 2019 edition of Geo Announcements features industry news from Caliper, Maptitude, Sparrow Data Solutions, Mapillary, and ThinkWhere.
For $100, students can attend the entire five-day Esri International User Conference which takes place from July 8 to 12, 2019 in San Diego, California.
For Earth observation and GIS technologies, researchers have only recently begun contemplating what might be useful in applying blockchain technologies.