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New Mappings Collaboratory

New Mappings Collaboratory

The Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky recently announced the formation of the New Mappings Collaboratory: “New Maps” draws upon both applied and conceptual traditions in mapping practices and mapping thought and represents a stream of scholarship focused on public engagement, “big data” and user-generated Internet content, as well […]

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Data for the People, by the People: Designing Smartphone-based GISystems for Environmental Resource Assessment

Data for the People, by the People: Designing Smartphone-based GISystems for Environmental Resource Assessment

According to the most recent Nielsen data, smartphones comprise approximately 40% of mobile phones used by US citizens. As mobile device technologies (e.g., smartphones and tablets) are increasingly becoming an indispensable part of our lives, more and more companies are taking advantage of the GPS capabilities of these devices to […]