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All US Households Visualized On Web Maps

RTI International (Research Triangle Park) developed a web-based service that enables the visualisation of census data of US population. The data set comprises information...

A simple Collection of Some Cool GeoTools Useful for GeoGeeks!

  Name Description User-Friendliness Costs URL Generate & collect geodata Python Programming language (ideal for scraping) medium free https://www.python.org/ kimonify Scraping tool simple free http://www.kimonolabs.com/ OutWit Hub Scraping tool medium free https://www.outwit.com/products/hub/ Tabula Extract data from.pdf-files simple free http://tabula.nerdpower.org/ OpenPaths GPS-Tracking for Smartphones simple free https://openpaths.cc/ Google Location History GPS-Tracking for Smartphones simple free https://maps.google.com/locationhistory GPS-Logger Device for recording GPS-positions simple under 100€ GPS-Visualizer Geocoder for...

The frozen continent without ice: New Topography of Antarctica

One of the earth’s most alien landmasses, the Antarctic’s rocky surface, concealed by a vertical ice crust of up to more than 3km (average...

Working in Australia – Part 3

Working in Australia - Part 3 Today we continue with our series on 'Working in Australia' with the personal story written by Kiran Burra. He talks...

GIS Cloud releases official Partners Program

GIS Cloud is opening 2015 by taking the "Simple GIS" idea even further and announcing the release of its Partners Program. The company is...

With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe you can finally style your maps in Photoshop and...

Making beautiful maps is a difficult task. Online geoviz platforms like Mapbox, CartoDB or ArcGIS Online are cool for interactive visualisations but sometimes you...

Case Study: Displaying Your PostGIS Real Estate Database on GIS Cloud

GIS Cloud as a combination of tools that adapts to your workflow, infiltrates a various number of industries. We have been presenting you use...

How 3D GIS is a becoming a window to an Interconnected Future?

One of the most actual developments in the world of geospatial technologies is a growing interest and a need for a cloud based 3D...

More LIDAR and its use for public in Austria

At least in the western countries GIS interfaces of administrative entities such as regions and states have become practical and everyday-used tools designed and...

Mapping Health: How GIS Contributes to Public Wellness

Medical mapping is not a new concept.  It has been part of the healthcare landscape since ancient times; medical geography is mentioned in the...

National GIS for India

India, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people and is the seventh-largest country by area composed of more than 600,000 villages and...

GIS market growth during 2012-2016

Everyone is witnessed to the developments made in GIS mapping technology over the past few years which led to a drastic rise in GIS...

The Ocean GIS Initiative: Taking GIS underwater

As geographers and Geo-information technologists, we are well aware of the potential and applications of GIS. It is amazing how a technology that took...

TERI launches Open-source Web-GIS Tool for estimating Rooftop Solar Power potential

The last decade has been as much as about sustainable development as it is been about technology and innovation. With increasing industrialization and mechanization...

Searching for the best global GIS database for your project? Check out the new...

Working on a global GIS or mapping project is a challenge on multiple levels but one of the first problems you will face is what...

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