geospatial redux


GIS Industry

Geospatial Redux: National Map Reading Week, Esri UC Call for Papers, Google Maps’s Blue Beam Measures Accuracy

This edition of Geospatial Redux takes a look at the first annual Map Reading Week hosted by the Ordnance Survey, Esri’s Call for Papers, and Google Maps’ new blue beam for directional accuracy.

GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: Paper Maps Win Over GPS, Where to Hail a Cab in NYC, Comic Book Maps

Geospatial Redux: Paper Maps Win Over GPS, Where to Hail a Cab in NYC, Comic Book Maps

John McKinney makes the argument in the article “Don’t Throw Away Your Paper Maps Just Yet” that while GPS units are great for telling you your location, paper maps are better for telling you the picture of where you are (via All Points Blog and The Map Room).  McKinney sites several arguments […]