Image2Geographic-Coordinate: A new Location Referencing System

This reminds me of  one of my Reference System’s classes in the Institute for Geoinformatics Muenster, Germany, when the professor asked to mention different...

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...
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How to build an information time machine?

Recenly I came across this interesting TED talk by Frederic Kaplan who is the Digital Humanities Chair at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the...

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...

Geomedicine: Rescue Inhaler topped with a GPS Sensor: Creating a new Paradigm for Doctors...

Hi folks, really I have been latent here for a while now, I crave your indulgence, been out of seat. Sure my geoawesome team...

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...

Radarsat 1: Canada’s oldest EO Satellite goes dormant

Canada's first Earth Observation satellite "RadarSat-1", launched in 1995 has been functioning for the last 18 years.  It was widely recognized for its Synthetic Aperture Radar...

PhoneSat: NASA’s Smartphone NanoSatellite!!

"PhoneSats" as the trio of low-cost, smartphone controlled satellites are called, may prove to be the least expensive satellite to be launched in space....

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...

Smartphones as Science Tools: Crowd Sourcing Era

Volunteered Geographic Information (GI) or Crowd Sourcing of data has been buzzing around us quite a lot actually! Global Warming?? Well thats been buzzing...

The role of Wearable Tech and Internet of Things in Geomedicine

A few years ago, Bill Davenhall, who was ESRI’s Global Marketing Manager for Health and Human Services Solution on Geomedicine at that time gave an...

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...

IPHONE 4S combines GPS and GLONASS for Precise Geolocation.

Interestingly grand, to realise that my new IPHONE 4S can refine my geolocation combining GPS + GLONASS satellites.  Is that to say,  I could...

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...

Satellite – now controlled by a mobile phone! Smartphone Nanosatellite!

Yup, thats true! The satellite is to be controlled by a smartphone!! Now this might be the Geo world's official ripley's believe it or not...

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