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#GeoawesomeQuiz 27 – Paradise Islands Challenge

Summer vacation time. Finally. Dreaming about going to paradise islands? First take our test! As always remember to share your score with the world! And to check out our other GeoawesomeQuizzes! PARADISE ISLANDS CHALLENGE CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THESE ISLANDS BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGES? DID YOU LIKE THE QUIZ? SUBSCRIBE

#GeoawesomeQuiz 26 – How much do you know about time?

Time. It’s everywhere and it’s unstoppable. We use clocks and calendars everyday but how much do we actually know about it.  Let’s test it. Remember to share your score with the world! And to check out our other GeoawesomeQuizzes! THE TIME CHALLENGE DID YOU LIKE THE QUIZ? SUBSCRIBE TO OUR

Mapping smells of London

Smell is important yet the most unappreciated sense.  It is the only sense which is almost impossible to imitate by technology. Look at our smartphones. They see, they hear, they sense our touch but they don’t recognise odours, and I don’t expect them to do it anytime soon.

Launch of Sentinel-2A tonight

The first satellite in the two-satellite-mission, Sentinel-2A, is going to be launched this night. The launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on 23 June is set for 01:52 GMT (03:52 CEST). A Vega launcher is going to take the satellite into space. For everybody who

R is spatial too!

Working with geographic data typically implies the use of some software. At the beginning of the GIS age, from the 1980s on, the “blockbusters” of geographic software production such as ESRI, ERDAS and MapInfo were the first to realize the concept of splitting spatial and attribute information.

Garmin launches new GPS smartwatch for pilots

Garmin is well-known for making rugged and reliable GPS equipment for aviation and sailing. It is also one of the pioneers in the running watch industry. The strategy of Garmin seems to be simple: find a niche, build a high quality GPS-enabled solution and dominate the whole market
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