3 million data points collected by Safecast to warn Japan about radiation

Safecast have implemented Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), where the Japanese public have been able to create, edit and uploaded content to provide online information...

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...

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...

The Allais Effect and the Iasoberg Model

The Allais Effect is a minute unexplained influence that has been observed during recent eclipses (over the last 55 years). This influence, in certain...

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...

Ocean Observatories and Geospatial Visualization

Seven-tenths of the surface of the planet we call home is Ocean and yet we have barely explored the depths of the oceans. Going...
BioCarbon Engineering in the field

Drones for Good: Planting 100,000 trees a day with drones

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimated that deforestation and forest degradation make up 17% of the world's carbon emissions (back in 2007)...

Awesome Discussion at Google, Mapping the Moon and Mars, Very Needful!

“High-quality planetary maps and 3D terrain models have become essential for NASA to plan exploration missions and conduct science,” says Google in the video...

SMAPSHOT: a participatory time machine for Switzerland

Historical images are a priceless source of geographic data, they recorded the past landscape with a high resolution when satellite images were not available....

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...

FishViews: Mapping the world’s waterways one mile at a time

Google Streetview has enabled all of us to be armchair geographers, checking out some of the greatest sights in the world from the comfort...

Cool TED Talk: “Making sense of maps” – Dublin Public Transportation Map

Graphic designer Aris Venetikidis is talking about his idea of making great transportation maps based on human natural cognitive mapping.  He observed that when we...

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...

HabitatMap & AirCasting: Internet of Things, Maps & Environmental Monitoring

One of the most famous applications of Geographic Information Science is the 1854 London Cholera Map by Dr. John Snow. A map that helped...

Why GIScience and geo-tech rarely talk and how open-source software provides opportunities for collaboration

There is a lot of cool stuff happening in the Tech world, everyday there is a new product or an application that utilizes location...

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