geospatial technologies


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How GIS Helps Drive Hydrography Data

There are more high resolution maps of the Moon and Mars, than the seafloor. Largely because of high costs and challenges at every stage of data gathering and processing. However, GIS-driven technological innovations have the power to change this with improved navigation and positioning systems and geoprocessing in real time for faster accurate surveys.

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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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Geospatial Revolution Project Explored

Geospatial Revolution Project Explored

Penn State Public Broadcasting has released a web-based series of videos called the Geospatial Revolution Project , the first episode of which debuted in September of 2010: The project will feature a web-based serial release of video episodes—each telling an intriguing geospatial story. Overarching themes woven throughout the episodes will tie […]