Based on measurements from NASA’s Terra spacecraft, a new 3D topographic map has been released as a joint effort by NASA and Japan. The digital elevation … Read more
Global datasets covering observations about the ocean, land, atmosphere, energy, and life are available for exploring and downloading as KMZ or GeoTiff files. The data … Read more
An Egyptologist analyzed satellite imagery to identify over 17 pyramids, 1,000 tombs, and 3,000 ancient settlements previously unknown.
Not just for landlubbers, the use of GIS technology has applications in astronomy. Browse this list for GIS and mapping resources related to outer space. … Read more
NASA is joining in on the crowdsourcing trend. Their Be a Martian web site solicits help from the public to help improve Martian maps and … Read more
The Discovery Channel has a fascinating and educational interface with their Earth Live application. The site pulls in data from National Aeronautics and Space Administration … Read more
CIO|Insight has a behind the scenes look at how San Diego’s Center for Information Technology and Infrastructure (CITI), which is run out of the San … Read more
Google Lat Long Blog has announced the availability of the NASA layer group in Google Earth: The new “NASA” layer has three components: Astronaut Photography … Read more