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”...

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...

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...

Typhoon Haiyan: how crisis mapping works!

We all heard about the devastating typhoon Haiynan hitting the mid Phillippines on 7th to 8th November last week. With wind speeds of around...

Free Data from Indian Resourcesat-2 Satellite via INPE

In December 2014, The National Institute for Space Research of Brazil (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, INPE) announced the distribution of images deriving from...

Esri Maps for Office:Bringing Spatial Thinking to Every Home.

This is really gonna be  a game changer. For sure it is gonna bring spatial thinking to every home and every desktop. Esri Maps...

Geodesign- a Fusion of Geo-data in Harmony with Design

In the fields of landscape architecture and planning, leading practitioners are tying together the power of GIS to integrate geographic information right into the...

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"....

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