Guest Posts

Guest Posts

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled...

The Streets of Women

GeoChicas is a community of mainly Spanish-speaking women from Latin America and Spain, linked to OpenStreetMap (OSM) and related to the geo world and...

Geo-Privacy and Personal Location Information

We share our location thousands of times a day, sometimes we explicitly share with individuals, other times we share to specific platforms, and still...

What A Tiny Atlas Can Show About the State of the World during WWII

This old Atlas is basically a pure propaganda piece, both exaggerating and downplaying German power and influence in the past century.   The Taschenatlas der...

Esri and Winning

How much winning is enough? Have you been winning so much that you’re tired of winning now? I ask because last month I gave a...
Mapillary detected traffic signs in OpenStreetMap's iD Editor

More than a crowdsourced map: How OpenStreetMap is becoming a mapping standard, and why...

Standardization can have a profound effect on industries and the people they interact with. Done right, standardization can shift innovation of entire industries. Whether...

Drones and Geospatial analysis in the insurance industry

Oops, sorry about that. We are in the process of re-writing this blog and will update it asap :) In the meantime, do check...
Self-Driving Car Bandwidth

Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data – What Does It Mean?

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical...

What is GIS: A Beginner’s Guide

As you are here I’m guessing that the term GIS has popped up at work. Maybe your organization has decided to start using GIS to...

Affecting visitor experiences through Wayfinding Maps

Enter any new environment and you’re immediately faced with the question: how do I find the best way to my destination? Combining the logic...

The real size of the world

Humankind has always been fascinated with the lay of the land, and as the generations have passed we’ve combined new information with new media...

Providing Greater Campus Accessibility through GIS

For students with mobility issues, being unaware of the best routes to their classes can make a wrong turn become a late attendance. What...

Adding the Precision in Farming using Remote Sensing

For farmers and land managers, increasing crop yields and reducing costs while minimizing environmental pollution is a constant challenge. To accomplish this goal, many...

Fighting Natural Hazards with Satellite Products

Year after year, somewhere on Earth, natural or manmade disasters cause loss of life and widespread destruction, frequently spawning refugee situations. Major disasters can...

In the brink of a geo open data revolution in East Africa

Open data is cumbersome for the many social, economic, environmental and humanitarian needs that government officers and citizens claim everywhere, although most developing countries...

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