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A review of eSpatial, a GIS for businesses

When working with location data, we have to choose which GIS software may be best for the our projects. As more GIS alternatives to...

How the crazy Japanese addressing system works, explained

Japan is a heady mix of the past, the present, and the future. And experiencing it for the first time can be pretty bewildering...

Leveraging Geospatial Tools and Technology to Document the Land Rights of Vulnerable Communities

Everyone deserves to be recognized and have their rights documented, especially when it comes to the land they live and work on. This statement...

How accurate map database can prepare Japan for 40 million tourists?

Last year, a record 31.19 million tourists travelled to Japan. This made 2018 the sixth consecutive year to have registered an all-time high in...

Apply for the GIS Cloud’s GIS Day Contest 2018

Every year, thousands of Geogeeks worldwide celebrate International GIS Day. Guys at GIS Cloud are also joining the celebration by launching another GIS Day...

Fighting electricity theft in Nigeria with GIS

The main consequence of electricity theft is widespread power outages. Also, electric utility companies across Nigeria struggle with illegal connections to the power grid...
Finding Isolation with GIS

Searching for isolation with GIS

Searching for the nearest neighbor is a classic GIS question. What is the nearest bar from my location? How close is the nearest entrance...

Meet Argis – the startup that is bringing GIS data into the three-dimensional world...

The world is not flat, so why should our maps be in 2D? When you think 3D maps, Augmented reality comes to mind. Augmented...

Meet ResilientGrid – the startup that is using GIS to develop the next-gen infrastructure...

Infrastructure control rooms - for most of us that is something that we have only seen in movies and yet they have a huge...

NGO maps out entire Liberia and brings clean water to every single resident

Water is one of the Earth's most valuable resources. Some of us living in the cities take drinking water for granted, while millions of...

Map Showing Christmas Traditions Around the World

There are indeed funny and unusual ways to celebrate Christmas holidays around the world. In that spirit, we prepared a funny GIS Cloud Christmas...

The most comprehensive GIS database you will ever need – ADC WorldMap v7.4

Finding the right GIS basemap for your geospatial analysis is always a challenge. Large data providers are expensive and often limit their service to API...

Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) – A new reference system

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a new standard called Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) that aims to the way Geospatial Information is spatially referenced...

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...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities...

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