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...

Open Source Geospatial Laboratory: Fostering Open Source Research

The University of South-Hampton, considered to be one of the leading research universities in UK has established an Open Source Geospatial Laboratory. I am sure...

City Map Deconstructed And Arranged By Size

French artist Armelle Caron had a really cool and clever idea: take a map of a city, deconstruct it, classify it by size and...
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)...

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...

…Your machine can think like you and work faster than you

Last few weeks, I was juggling with huge amount of spatial data (temporal extent: 20 years (weekly data), spatial extent: whole world) from different...

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...

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”...
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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...

Explanation for the Output of the Iasoberg Model

Instead of a Legend for the interpretation of the displays of the output of the Iasoberg Model, a detailed description of the elements of...

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...

NASA’s Solstice Mission: First topographic images of Saturn’s Moon “Titan”

Titan, Saturn's largest moon with a radius of about 2600 kilometers is bigger than Planet Mercury and is one of the most Earth-like and...

GeoMedicine: Can Geographic Information keep you healthy?

TED talks have kept me busy off late and I have watched talks on pretty much everything from African symbology to Peace negotiations, Engineering...

Google will tell you where the photo was taken using just pixels

Google knows about us more than we know about ourselves. It's a little bit creepy but it's true. The company had long been tracking...

The Atlas of the underworld is the first complete map of Earth’s mantle and...

Plate tectonics is a fascinating concept - it's amazing to see how our planet has changed over the course of millions of years all...

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