GIS market growth during 2012-2016

Everyone is witnessed to the developments made in GIS mapping technology over the past few years which led to a drastic rise in GIS...

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”...

Monitoring Sea Surface Salinity from Space; Awesomeness of Remote Sensing

Few days ago, I met some scientist from Geology department. While talking, I have found Geologist/hydrologist/ ecologist ,..., are very much interested to find...

The Ocean GIS Initiative: Taking GIS underwater

As geographers and Geo-information technologists, we are well aware of the potential and applications of GIS. It is amazing how a technology that took...

Free GIS Apps on the Google Play Store

I was amazed recently when I did a quick search on the Google Play Store for the keyword "GIS". Over 250 apps area listed, some generic...

A simple Collection of Some Cool GeoTools Useful for GeoGeeks!

  Name Description User-Friendliness Costs URL Generate & collect geodata Python Programming language (ideal for scraping) medium free https://www.python.org/ kimonify Scraping tool simple free http://www.kimonolabs.com/ OutWit Hub Scraping tool medium free https://www.outwit.com/products/hub/ Tabula Extract data from.pdf-files simple free http://tabula.nerdpower.org/ OpenPaths GPS-Tracking for Smartphones simple free https://openpaths.cc/ Google Location History GPS-Tracking for Smartphones simple free https://maps.google.com/locationhistory GPS-Logger Device for recording GPS-positions simple under 100€ GPS-Visualizer Geocoder for...

BBC – The Beauty of Maps

Just couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about The Art of Geographic Data. It seems that BBC thought about it before me...

GIS makes trick-or-treating more alive

Trick-or-treat is a long time tradition on Halloween day which is right around the corner and fast approaching. On Halloween day, finding out the...

C3 Technologies – Google Earth killer?

  C3 Technologies - company with its origin in the Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab AB, is now applying previously classified, military image processing technology to...

National GIS for India

India, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people and is the seventh-largest country by area composed of more than 600,000 villages and...

Eye on EU Countries: Protest in EU Countries (1979- 2012)

Nerve  of  EU Countries (Part - 1) .... Why don't you ask the kids at Tiananmen Square; @Hypnotize.  An awesome song by "System of a Down"....

Esri in Love with Geofeedia

Esri has completely fallen in love with Geofeedia, a wonderful location-based social media foraging tool. This synergy will lead to the integration of Geofeedia...

Case Study: Displaying Your PostGIS Real Estate Database on GIS Cloud

GIS Cloud as a combination of tools that adapts to your workflow, infiltrates a various number of industries. We have been presenting you use...

Mapping Floods in Central Europe

Just eleven years after the severe flooding in central Europe in 2002 the region was hit another time by inundations. Alike in 2002 the...

Flying and Cartography – what do they have in common?

I have been a cartographer for over 25 years and have had my private pilot’s licence for much of that time. The view of...

STAY CONNECTED

18,083FansLike
19,883FollowersFollow
20,235FollowersFollow
DO YOU LIKE GEOAWESOMENESS?
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
SUBSCRIBE & WIN
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and win awesome TomTom GPS running watch.
Your Information will never be shared with any third party.