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NOAA Releases Online Mapping Application for Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill

NOAA Releases Online Mapping Application for Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill

NOAA issued a press release today introducing their new online mapping application to provide realtime information about the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil spill. The site integrates the latest data on the oil spill’s trajectory, fishery closed areas, wildlife data and place-based Gulf Coast resources, such as pinpointed locations of oiled […]

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Geospatial Redux: Google Building Map Squad, Mapping the Oil Spill Plume

Geospatial Redux: Google Building Map Squad, Mapping the Oil Spill Plume

Seattle’s TechFlash reports that Google is hiring 300 temporary workers in Kirkland as part of a yearlong effort to improve the accuracy of Google Maps data. The search giant is working with temp staffing agencies to find “computer geeks” familiar with geographic information systems and mapping software. Nature has a […]