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GIS Forums

Where can you go to get help with GIS issues?  There are a variety of different web sites that can help with GIS questions, depending on the type of technical or general questions you have.  While there are many geospatial forums that have been set up, only a handful are […]

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USGS Launches a Mashathon

USGS Launches a Mashathon

The USGS has launched a competition to showcase The National Map data, products, services, and viewers in use. A geospatial ‘mashathon’ is similar to “map galleries”, just digital mashup galleries.Submissions can be live or in ‘beta’, working demo or screenshots, maps or applications, in your favorite tools or in The National […]

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Of Interest: Real-Time Middle East Tweet Mapping, Christchurch Earthquake Maps

Following the unrest in the Middle East via Tweets has been made possible by developer Virender Ajmani.  Tweets tagged with #bahrain, #egypt, #libya, and #iran are mapped out at intervals of 5 seconds on this Google Maps application (blog post from Ajmani here).  ~via Got Geoint? Esri has published a […]