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As new cases of the Wuhan Coronavirus (known as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV for short) are reported, an interactive map developed by Joh Hopkins University is providing near real-time tracking.
Spatial analysis and GIS is being used in the study of migrant deaths to not only better track routes taken but also use results from research to limit deaths and danger to migrants.
Forecasting the spread of viruses and mapping potential epidemics is gaining important attention in the medical community.
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.
New satellite technology achieved in in the last decade are helping scientist to more accurately map the universe.
The University of Vermont Spatial Analysis Lab used spatial analysis to map out how the city of Philadelphia’s tree canopy changed between 2008 and 2018.
We will see more migration of spatial and GIS work to cloud-based platforms in the near future.
Below ground mapping can now better utilize remotely sensed data to create more accurate maps.
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.
The release of QGIS version 3.10 brought with it the native capability to add leader lines to labels.
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.
The USGS has released GIS data from its new Unified Geologic Map of the Moon.
The United Kingdom’s Geospatial Commission recently published a guidebook for GIS data publishers to consult in order to make metadata and the associated geospatial datasets easier to classify and find using common search engines.
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.
In this guest article, Brian Sekita discusses how GIS is vital to all phases of the emergency management process.
GIS is being used to better understand current and potentially future patterns of vandalism.
GIS and spatial analysis may help find some practical solutions for electric vehicle charging.
Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.