Maps Are Beautiful – City Metro Maps.

If you're reading this post you are probably already fascinated about location and cartography. And you should be. Maps are beautiful. Do you also...

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”...

Google Street View Cars To Map Air Pollution Using Aclima Sensors

Air pollution is a serious issue in most cities across the world, a recent study from China is testament to how serious the issue...

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...

GeoFlow Plugin For Excel Will Let Make Spatio-Temporal Visualizations Directly From Excel!

Excel is really powerful tool for playing with big data (especially with Power Pivot plugin) however spatial visualization of this data requires going back...

Mission Clean-Up Orbital debris: Lets Drag, Magnetize and more!

Real Estate in Outer Space is in a lot of demand and considering that Space debris is only making things chaotic for the men...

Geo-tagged Tweets can predict when you’re about to get sick!

Scientists from the University of Rochester in New York made really cool experiment. They've analyzed stream of 4.4 million geo-tagged tweets from over 630,000...

Global Forest Watch 2.0: Real time forest monitoring system from Google

Google together with the University of Maryland, USA and the UN Environment Programme, has developed a tool "Global Forest Watch 2.0" to prevent deforestation...

Interplanetary GPS using Pulsar signals: Determining Spacecraft’s location in Outer Space

  The need for "Global" positioning in Space has been a long standing and tricky issue. To put it simply - Outer Space Navigation is...

The art of geographic data

Geographic data which we know are mostly rasters or vectors. Tables. Attributes. Numbers. All very analytic. For some people boring. But is there a...

Studying Forest Fires using Remote Sensing and NASA data: NASA DEVELOP 2013!

One of NASA's applied sciences development program - NASA DEVELOP aims at getting young researchers to highlight fresh applications of Earth Observation data and...

Mining the Moon.. “Hmmm…, Really?”

Everytime I hear someone talking about mining the moon, I  think of the science fiction movie by Sam Rockwell. This month, I went on...

Your smart phone will soon be able to predict where your going in next...

What results come out from Nokia Mobile Data Challenge  (data from smartphones of almost 200 participants captured constantly for 1+ year)? Researchers from University of Birmingham claim...

SAR – we love it, we hate it. Take a general look!

SAR-Synthetic Aperture Radar I just came back from a summer school in Germany and wanted to share with you the topic that accompanied me during...

GPS vs WiFi Positioning Accuracy. Study Made with Yelp Check-Ins.

How to use data from millions of check-ins from Location-Based Social Networks? Yelp did a cool study based on its data. They've compared positioning...

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