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GIS Data

OpenStreetMap on MapBox Streets.OpenStreetMap on MapBox Streets.

OpenStreetMap: Grassroots Mapping

OpenStreetMap was founded with the goal of creating and providing free geographic data to whoever wants it. With an army of 5,000 volunteers who hit the streets around the world with GPS units to capture street segments or who participate in applying attribute information to collected data, the project has […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: ArcGIS 10 SP 1, Soft-Maps, Google Earth 6, Steve Coasts Moves to Bing, GIS Day 2010,

Geospatial Redux: ArcGIS 10 SP 1, Soft-Maps, Google Earth 6, Steve Coasts Moves to Bing, GIS Day 2010,

Love maps so much you want to snuggle with them?  Now you can get close to your favorite Brooklyn map by Emily Fischer.  The blankets are called Soft-Maps and feature hand-stitched maps of Brooklyn neighborhoods and parks: Soft-Maps. Come and get it!  The ArcGIS 10 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Service Pack 1 is […]

GIS Learning

Not your father’s approach to geodata creation and sharing

Not your father’s approach to geodata creation and sharing

What do the pundits say about crowd-sourcing GIS data and its future?  Peter Batty assembled a group of some of the loudest voices in that debate for a panel at GITA’s recent conference.  The video’s an hour and 45 minutes long but worth the watch if you’re interesting in the […]