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For a consistent experience across mobile devices, accessibility maps should be interactive instead of static images or PDFs.
The choice of labeling and color can have a pronounced influence in shaping opinions when visualizing climate change on maps.
Looking for a holiday gift idea for the geographers in your life and want to support the GIS community? Listed here are some great gift ideas produced by geographers.
Knowing how to preserve books, film and other information is common practice for libraries and museums. Maps, especially, can showcase that data for those who want to look back on the history of an area.
Remote sensing is being used to help researchers monitor water quality in lakes and coastal areas.
For most GIS practitioners, modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) is something to be aware of when different analytical techniques are applied.
Recent studies have showed how GIS and remote-sensing applications could help to assess and map landscape suitability for bees.
Mapping mobile cellular data has a major potential in allowing a better understanding of how we use urban spaces, including transport networks and access to events and venues.
This guest article by EOS introduces the newly upgraded EOS platform, a set of mutually integrated cloud products for searching, analyzing, storing, and visualizing geospatial data: Landviewer, Processing, Vision, Storage. Most of your image analysis tasks that required ENVI or Erdas Imagine software are now available online thanks to EOS Platform. […]
With the release of QGIS 3, you can now preview how your maps will look for those with two types of red-green color blindness.
There’s a new color picker tool to help with selecting a palette for data visualizations.
Tracy Garrison outlines an example of how a “County” might provide current early voting wait times to the public with ArcGIS.com and coding.
This quick tutorial shows you how to recenter your map project in QGIS so that the center of the map view is on the Pacific Ocean.
Esri Press recently released the second edition of GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis.
Outlined below are peer-to-peer resources that GIS professionals can utilize to help guide them through their technical questions, and connect with other GIS professionals.
Researchers from MIT are testing the use of GPS and LiDAR to enable autonomous navigation in rural areas lacking detailed 3D maps.
Researchers are using data from the Sentinel-5P satellite to map out sulphur dioxide emissions from Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano.
250 million measurements have resulted in the release of the highest available resolution digital elevation model (DEM) covering Antarctica.
Remote sensing data from satellite and UAV imagery has been used by researchers in the mapping and observation of wildlife, in particular counting the number of animals in remote locations.
NASA’s Black Marble provides a suite of nighttime geospatial data acquired from Suomi satellite’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instrument.
Bankim Chandra Yadav, a Ph.D. student at Indian institute of Technology Roorkee, discusses unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) technological implications under the Indian government laws.
Stuart E. Hamilton, GIS Graduate Director at Salisbury University in Maryland, discusses why he considers East Africa to be a leader in geospatial education and opportunities.
Upcoming GIS, remote sensing, and geography events, conferences, and webinars.
Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.