There seems to be a plethora of games and alternatives emerging to take advantage of the affordability of handheld GPS units. In a previous article on the GIS Lounge, the high-tech treasure hunting game of Geocaching was discussed. Still looking for ways to have fun with your GPS unit? Learn about more ways to use the surface of the earth as your gameboard. This article will provide an overview on two more GPS-based ideas: Geodashing and GPS Drawing.
With communication broken with the earth monitoring satellite since April 8, 2012, the European Space Agency (ESA) has declared an end of mission for Envisat. … Read more