Geography


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Historical Geography and GIS

Historical GIS is the use of GIS data to document the given geography of an area in history.  GIS can be used in historical geography research to map out ancient areas and the changes in cities and places over time. NHGIS (National Historical Geographic Information System) stores historical GIS data […]

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Gifts for Geographers and GISers

Gifts for Geographers and GISers

If you’re trying to figure out the ideal gift for the GISer or geographer on your list, check out these great ideas for your Christmas and holiday gift shopping. This list will be updated as new deals and unique geography themed gifts are discovered for the 2011 season. Publisher Black […]

Maps and Cartography

Geognos

Geognos

Geognos combines Google Maps, the Google Visualization API, and photos from Panaramio to present geographic, demographic, economic and other information about countries from around the world.  Select the country you’re interested in learning about either from the drop down menu or click on that country’s flag.  (via Google Maps Mania) […]

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Geography

Geography

Resources to sites that provide opportunities to explore geography around the world. Geo Lounge Geography companion site to GIS Lounge, focusing on bring interesting news and web sites to the attention of those interested in geography. The Year in Geography – 2006 Ben Keene, the editor of Oxford Atlas of the […]

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Educational GIS Survey

Educational GIS Survey

An invitation to participate in a survey on the establishment of a new GIS related Distance Learning degree program: California University of Pennsylvania is developing an online Master’s of Geography and Regional Planning degree.  As we consider how best to structure the program, we believe feedback from professionals in the […]