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...

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...

Geospatial Surveillance for Malaria Elimination

Dr. John Snow is in a sense the founder of "medical mapping" - if ever a term like that would evolve to exist. And...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cell Phone Towers: New Age Rainfall Gauge

Cellular phones or Mobile phones have become indispensable in todays age and society. SMS and Mobile Internet made them tools of social networking and...

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