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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.
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
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.
There is no easy solution for earthquake prediction, but machine learning in particular has made forecasting far better.
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.
An oft-ignored but sometimes important function of web mapping is the ability to convert the view on the screen to a printed map.
This article by EOS, a company which creates solutions for Earth observation imagery processing and analysis, introduces a host of updated capabilities in its LandViewer tool.
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.
Watch this tutorial “Introduction to Geospatial Analysis in R” to learn how to import files into R, overlay layers, reduce spatial extent, select and reclassify values, and make a map.
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.
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.
For Earth observation and GIS technologies, researchers have only recently begun contemplating what might be useful in applying blockchain technologies.
The latest geospatial podcast to debut is the MapScaping Podcast which features interviews with people working in GIS.
Danny Sullivan writes about how 360 imaging company NCTech’s vehicle-mounted iSTAR Pulsar camera is being used by Icon Spatial as part of an asset management project for a major highway operator Australia.
In the latest geo announcements, QGIS 3.6 has been released, the European Space Agency announces a new school award, ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro add two new map projections.