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Alexandros Voukenas writes about the problem of automatic raster reclassification based on its statistics, using ArcMap’s Model Builder with this step-by-step guide with relevant screenshots and explanations
ICESat-2’s purpose is to collect detailed measurements of the Earth’s surface using its Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS).
Changing technologies, including new satellite systems, and better climate and fire modeling, including the integration of these tools and data capture methods, will likely mean improved fire modeling in the future.
Tom Patterson, one of the developers of the recently released Equal Earth map projection, is asking for feedback from the public on his draft physical wall map based on the Equal Earth projection.
There is no easy solution for earthquake prediction, but machine learning in particular has made forecasting far better.
Within the larger field of natural language processing, new methods are bring developed that are merging geographic information with basic texts and human language.
GIS tools to compute pedestrian accessibility are not just available to governments, academics, or companies, but are also free and open source.
An open access book focusing on the use of GIS in sustainable urban planning and management has includes six chapters containing exercises and GIS data.
If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the ability to try out the Equal Earth map projection in QGIS, here are a couple of quick steps to set up this new map projection.
Google has announced that Google Fusion Tables, the map and data visualization tool, will be shuttered by December 2019.
One quirk with the version 3 of the Natural Earth quick start kit .qgs file is that when you load it in to a session of QGIS, it can display labels in a language you weren’t expecting.
Listed here are GIS and mapping resources that have incorporated the Equal Earth Map Projection.
SocialCops is offering a free online course: Introduction to GIS: Manipulating and Mapping Geospatial Data in R, will teach you the ins and outs of how to extract, process, analyze and map geospatial data in R.
Researchers from Facebook and MIT Labs have proposed a new methodology that uses machine learning and satellite imagery to generate street addresses in areas of the world where individual buildings don’t have a unique address.
This tutorial provides instructions on how to create a tile grid map using Google Sheets.
GIS Day was first celebrated in 1999. This year GIS Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. What are your GIS Day plans?
Representing trillions of LiDAR points, USGS 3DEP Lidar Point data is now available as an Amazon Public Dataset.
An acceleration in the Earth’s magnetic field has triggered an early update to the World Magnetic Model.
Adopt A Pixel program has existed for quite some time – from 2013 – in the form of a web service which allowed users to upload geospatially tagged landscape images to complement the remote sensing collections.
Norway is using Copernicus Sentinel-1 data to detect ground movement across the country.
Upcoming GIS, remote sensing, and geography events, conferences, and webinars.
Esri Press has released a collection of twenty-three profiles featuring women professionals in GIS.
GIS has a growing role in golf from managing courses to facilitating the symbiotic relationship between golf courses and environmental protection.
A survey recently published by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) takes a look at GIS adoption rates by the U.S. state election directors.