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...

Drones Making a lot of Sense for Geo-Spatials: Thanks to the Military Again.

It is quite interesting that the defense and military spend billions of dollars developing wonderful technologies and we, the geo-spatial civilians leverage it nicely to change...

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...

Valarm: “might make” towards “makes”

Technological development “might make” this happen. If you want to rewrite the sentence,   Valarm “makes” this happen, here is a hint; a story you...

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...

Google Earth Engine now provides you with a planetary-scale platform for Environmental Data &...

This must really be a great data mining platform for Geo/Earth scientist, researchers and the general public for awesome  geo-scientific queries and analysis. A great...

Interesting Web Cluster Map of about 350,000 Websites based on WebTraffic Volumes: Is your...

Wow!,  Spatial Thinking seriously gaining ground. It is quite interesting that folks are massively realising that stories are better told with maps. The guy, Ruslan...

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...

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...

Free is good.. No, Not Really.. Free is Awesome!

So everytime I want to learn something new, I think of taking a new class and pay hundreds of dollars. At the end when...

Location Based Services – a little bit of theory

  Fig.1.  Location Based Services In this post I'm summing up a little bit of theory about Location Based Services (LBS) that I will use for...

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...

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...

Engaging students through ArcMap and 3 dimensional landscapes

The usage of three-dimensional printers has become a mainstay in the independent production of products. However, these printers could also become the quintessential educational tool. While...

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...

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