Agricultural modelling – the wide use of satellite imagery

Triggered by my interest in remote sensing I have come across the phrase agricultural modelling several times. I perceived the term, but actually did...

Geo-knowledge facilitates development in Afghanistan

Inspired by the novel ‘A thousand splendid suns’ I was eager to learn more about one protagonist of the story. – Afghanistan, a country...

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...

HERE Reality Lens is the next big thing in GIS

After a few years of writing about all the new, cool and futuristic stuff from the geo industry you don't expect too much surprises. The...

International GIS Day 2013

Isn't it so awesome to meet like-minded GIS Professionals, Researchers and business experts and exchange thoughts with them? Isn't so exciting to explore and...

Celebrate GIS Day and map the history of cartography and GIS on our timeline

Dear Geo-Geeks, for 2015 GIS Day we aim to do something truly Geoawesome and we would like to ask you to do it with...

Taking Location tech to the masses

Data, data everywhere but not a byte is used! GIS analysis can be a powerful driver for Business intelligence but how often it is utilised?...

Spy satellite images expose 8,000 years of civilization

When on the hunt for ancient civilizations, it's not about being Indiana Jones. It is known that archaeologists use for example Google Earth for their...

The future of OpenStreetMap

What will OpenStreetMap (OSM) look like in 2018? Will it beat Google Maps in popularity or will it just grow into a larger community...

Open Cities Mapping Project: Using Open data for Innovative Urban planning solutions

Data is certainly the biggest asset of the Internet Century and the World Bank, through its Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)...

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...

Where Esri is heading according to Jack Dangermond

Each year Esri organizes a conference in Washington DC which brings thousands geo enthusiast and expert to seek the latest innovations in location analysis....

Power of Geospatial Approch: Linking climate change and armed conflict, we can answer tomorrow’s...

These days my aim is to model the relationship between Climate Change and Outbreak of Armed Conflict. We might know about the movie, Lord...

Urban Observatory – Map, Compare And Understand Cities Around The World

When you think about the word "analysis" you understand it as taking some complex issue and breaking it to smaller parts to gain a better...

Case study: Exploring the City of Darwin Map Portal

In the light of our current Map Portal special offer, we present you a use case with a great story of public map implementation in a...

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