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How to create Heat Map in Excel in Just 3 Minutes

Impress your Colleagues, Clients, Team Leads or a class presentation with the customised heat map. Furthermore what’s interesting is that creating heat map in excel doesn’t require you to be a cartography expert, it...

Top 5 Satellite Images of Rivers

An art that flows Rivers were the source of civilisation that gave life along the path it flowed. Over time, few rivers have changed their path, few disappeared, few dried up but very few rivers form...

Which is the best map projection?

The ‘orange peel problem’ is perhaps the most widely-cited analogy that geographers use to explain why a three-dimensional world cannot be represented in two dimensions sans any kind of distortion. Try as you might,...

Boundless wins $36M Contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names in Open GIS announced earlier last week that it has...
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New night light satellite maps from NASA will be generated daily

The satellite images of Earth taken at night always hypnotizes me. They are not only beautiful, but they also give the clearest view on the...

Monitoring global ship traffic

Since ever oceans have been important for people as a means of transport. The containerization counts as greatest transportation revolution in the 20th century...
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Top 5 most interesting Esri DevSummit videos

The most recent Esri DevSummit took place from March 7-10 in Palm Springs. The DevSummit in general is geared at web developers who work...

USGS “Water On-the-Go” App Helps Keep Texans Safe with Current Stream Conditions

For more than 100 years, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has monitored flow in selected streams and rivers across Texas. The information collected at...

Tree Maintenance Made Easy with GIS Cloud

In the GIS Cloud for Tree Inventory and Inspection webinar, we discussed uses of GIS for arborists and forestry workers. The webinar included use cases,...
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Sensory processing and making maps through creative abstraction

The human mind is wired to observe variance in visual gradients, something that can be commonly observed with density or weather maps. Sensory processing...

Uber’s approach to Cartography

Uber is a great example of a company that has built an incredible business using the core competencies of GIS at the backend and...

New Google Earth is out but it’s not exciting for mapping professionals

Today Google released a new version of Google Earth (version 9). Unfortunately, it's not a new standalone desktop app. This version is again designed to...

60 years of EU: Fostering a more united Europe through GNSS

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union. However, recent events in the region...

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Is Civil Society Prepared for a Data Revolution aiding National Statistics Offices (NSOs)?

National Statistics Offices (NSOs) from all around the world are beginning to understand the need of assistance and contributions from external parties, in particular to...

This map shows countries where people face persecution for their beliefs

This topic will be difficult and challenging. I am aware that the subject of religion is not convenient for everyone but despite this, I...
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Amazing visualization of how Christianity spread around the world

From a sect of Jews to a world dominating religion with over 2 billion followers, the story of Christianity is fascinating. This animated map...

Top 10 largest churches in the world on satellite images

Easter is the most important Christian festival. It celebrates Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead, three days after he was executed. We would like...

These 5 tools will let you master map projections

Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you...

Engaging students through ArcMap and 3 dimensional landscapes

The usage of three-dimensional printers has become a mainstay in the independent production of products. However, these printers could also become the quintessential educational tool. While...

New Google Earth will be released next week

Google Earth is one the best mapping tools ever. It democratized the mapping industry and made millions of people around the world spatially aware....

This world map pin-points 1,200 songs right where they should be

Another map to be added to my print maps collection. Designers from Londyn-based studio Dorothy created a really cool map titled the “World Song...

All the “Location & Maps” projects that Google has open sourced

Google's open source code has a new home - opensource.google.com. Open Source has been at the core of Google since its beginning, and the company is...

Interview with the CEO of ShootCapsule – a startup that wants to send your...

Recently I had the pleasure of having an interview with Patrick Gajda - the CEO and founder of ShootCapsule, an amazing company which started...

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Check out this awesome 3D map of crime trends in NYC

Over the years I've seen plenty of great mappings projects and it doesn't often happen that I get surprised by a geo-visualization method and...

GIS/Map Providers Compared 1: Core Offering?

Have you ever wondered the differences between the main GIS/Map providers? We have too. So we asked 6 of the largest providers 6 questions to help...

Google Earth Enterprise is now Open Source

All the 470,000+ lines of code behind Google Earth Enterprise (GEE) are now available on GitHub under an Apache 2 license. Apache 2 essentially...

Amazing history of maps and diseases

The idea that diseases have a spatial component and therefore can be mapped can be traced as far as the late 1600s. This period...

A big comeback of location sharing. First Google and now Facebook. Who will be...

Location-sharing is not a new idea. Remember Foursquare, Gowalla, and Google Latitude among others? Most of these services don't exist anymore. The value proposition...

3 Big GIS Mistakes: Mind the Gap

We learn from our mistakes. Oh so true. As we, as a company, work with customers and those looking for GIS help, we see...

Kaspersky is mapping how the life on Earth will look like in 2050

The cybersecurity firm - Kaspersky Lab created an interesting project called Earth 2050 for their 20th birthday. The goal is to map how the...

4 trends that will further revolutionise the drone mapping industry

Drone mapping tech is developing so fast that it's hard to follow all the industry news. UAVs are getting smarter, faster and overall more...

This amazing map will help you explore the history of life

For a few decades, paleobiology researchers have tried to answer a question about the evolutionary history of life on our planet. To accomplish this...

Utilizing map data to project a simplistic graph analysis

Mapping resources can be used for any manner of data collection, of which a variety of geostatistical analysis can occur, one of the more familiar...

Top 30 maps and charts that explain the European Union

Tomorrow European Union celebrates the 60th birthday. On March 25, 1957, leaders of six countries – Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands –...

Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility...

Guess what! Google once again allows you to share your location

Last week was pretty intense for Google Maps. A few days ago they announced a handy feature which allows saving location of a parking...

Increase Efficiency in Tree Inventory and Inspection with GIS Cloud

In preparation to our GIS for Tree Maintenance and Inspection webinar, scheduled for 23rd of March, we bring you an overview how to increase efficiency in...

10th edition of Geospatial World Forum in Hyderabad

Geospatial World Forum (GWF) is a geospatial technical event, started in 2007 in India, promoting the power of geospatial technology as a tool to...

Google Maps now lets you save location of your parking spot

Google Maps again surprises us with a small but very handy feature. You can now use the app to save a location of your...

Uber is about to lose Brian McClendon, its VP of mapping and the man...

Something wrong is going on at Uber. Key executives joined the #deleteuber movement and are leaving the company. Among them Brian McClendon, VP of maps and...

Tell us more about your Geospatial Startup

Maps, drones, autonomous cars, navigation, earth observation, cartography... we love everything "location" at Geoawesomeness. When Aleks, wrote about the "Top 100 Geospatial Companies and Startups...

What’s the difference between Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning?

Artificial intelligence has held a place in our imagination from the beginning of the XX century. Already in the 1930s and 1940s, the pioneers...

Bosch and NVIDIA team up to develop AI Self-Driving systems for mass market cars

On Monday this week, Intel announced its acquisition of MobilEye, a major player in the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market with close to...
Impress your Colleagues, Clients, Team Leads or a class presentation with the customised heat map. Furthermore what’s interesting is that creating heat map in excel doesn’t require you to be a cartography expert, it is as simple as ‘drag...
An art that flows Rivers were the source of civilisation that gave life along the path it flowed. Over time, few rivers have changed their path, few disappeared, few dried up but very few rivers form an artwork by itself. Below...
The ‘orange peel problem’ is perhaps the most widely-cited analogy that geographers use to explain why a three-dimensional world cannot be represented in two dimensions sans any kind of distortion. Try as you might, you just cannot flatten an...
Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names in Open GIS announced earlier last week that it has been awarded a $36 million contract...
The satellite images of Earth taken at night always hypnotizes me. They are not only beautiful, but they also give the clearest view on the human settlement patterns on our planet. From a research perspective, it creates an amazing value, but...
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