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...

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...

The PhD thesis that paved the way for GIS

Few Ph.D. theses have ever changed the world in the same world that Roger Tomlinson's thesis has. Roger Tomlinson, widely considered as the "Father...

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...

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...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Top Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience. Never think twice, I have made the hard work of finding the...

Mapping tribal burial grounds in New Zealand

Last year during GIS Day Contest, many interesting and noble project ideas on improving communities throughout the world were sent to GIS Cloud. However,...

Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) – A new reference system

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a new standard called Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) that aims to the way Geospatial Information is spatially referenced...

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...

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...

From Research To Industry – The StreetScan Story

In 2009, a group of researchers from Northeastern University received a grant of $18 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to...

GIS Cloud releases official Partners Program

GIS Cloud is opening 2015 by taking the "Simple GIS" idea even further and announcing the release of its Partners Program. The company is...

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...

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...

How to download data from the OpenStreetMap without a line of code?

OpenStreetMap is a crowdsource project to create a free editable map of the world. By this means you can use OSM data in any...

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