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Maps and Cartography

The Equal Earth Map Projection

Researchers recently announced the development of the Equal Earth map projection, which has quickly gained influence due to its ability in maintaining accurate area without distortion.

Mapping Native Lands

Canadian developer Victor Temprano- founder of Mapster – has created “Native Land,” a map that helps individuals find the original inhabitants of the land they live on.

Spatial Analysis

Using Satellite Imagery to Map Obesity Rates

One study recently looked at about 150,000 high resolution satellite images of cities in the United States along with census data of these areas in order to understand obesity rates in the built environment.

GIS Software

ArcGIS Online and Android

Developers can work with ArcGIS Online in tandem with Android Studio in order to make their applications available to a wider mobile audience.

GIS Learning

GIS Data

Latest TIGER GIS Data Released

An acronym for Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system (TIGER) data, the annual release of GIS data contains public domain data covering administrative and physical features such as roads, boundaries, and hydrological features.

Awesome Public Datasets

If you’re looking for sources of public data tucked into web sites, then check out Awesome Public Datasets, Free GIS Datasets, and Open Data Inception’s map of open data portals.

GIS Industry

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