WeoGeo


GIS Data

Map of 2011 Wind Performance for the United States from 3TIER.Map of 2011 Wind Performance for the United States from 3TIER.

Wind and GIS

GIS  has many applications in wind mapping, analysis and modeling. Geographic data and modeling of wind performance can help site wind turbines.  Study of wind patterns also is used for assessing wind damage potential. The GIS staff at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides both national wind resource assessment of the United States […]

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 […]