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Educating about Dry Stone Heritage in the Eastern Adriatic through Interactive Maps

Nov 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  4 grada dragodid blog contest dry stone walls eastern adriatic

One of the non-profit organizations we had the pleasure of working with is “4 GRADA DRAGODID”,, also one of the winners of our GIS Day Contest 2016. As we are approaching another GIS Day Contest, which will occur during Geo Awareness Week in November 2017 (from 9.11 to 20.11), this is a perfect occasion to...


Educating about Dry Stone Heritage in the Eastern Adriatic through Interactive Maps

Nov 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  4 grada dragodid blog contest dry stone walls eastern adriatic

One of the non-profit organizations we had the pleasure of working with is “4 GRADA DRAGODID”,, also one of the winners of our GIS Day Contest 2016. As we are approaching another GIS Day Contest, which will occur during Geo Awareness Week in November 2017 (from 9.11 to 20.11), this is a perfect occasion to...


Velodyne Raises the Bar

Nov 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles business development consumer sensors

Velodyne has just announced an important new sensor – the VLS – 128 and as you can see from the photo it represents a major improvement to the original HDL – 64 form factor. Not only is it smaller and … Continue reading

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Return of the native: Restoring a rare 354-year-old map

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  awesome maps historical maps maps

What does it take to restore a rare 17th-century map – found in a condition so fragile that even the force of a person’s breath could damage it – to its former glory? More than a thousand hours of painstaking work by 11 skilled conservators over a period of four years. What’s the story here? […]

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Attend Free GIS Cloud Workshops in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane)

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australia and new zealand tour blog demo events spatial vision

This November, as a part of GIS Cloud Australia and New Zealand tour, GIS Cloud team will take part in various activities, including the exhibition at Australian Utility Week and meetings with clients and users all around the continent. We will also organize a number of workshops in Australia and New Zealand in collaboration with...


Attend Free GIS Cloud Workshops in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane)

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australia and new zealand tour blog demo events spatial vision

This November, as a part of the GIS Cloud Australia and New Zealand tour, the GIS Cloud team will take part in various activities, including the exhibition at Australian Utility Week and meetings with clients and users all around the continent. We will also organize a number of workshops in Australia and New Zealand in collaboration...


Giving Voice to the Sandhill Cranes: Place-based Arguments against Keystone XL

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles bird conservation data and analysis ecology

By Wrexie Bardaglio, guest commentator When we hear his call, we hear no mere bird. We hear the trumpet in the orchestra of evolution. He is the symbol of our untamable past, of that incredible sweep of millennia which underlies and conditions the daily affairs of birds and men…” ~ Aldo Leopold, on the Sandhill […]

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New Maps Show Greenland’s Glaciers at Risk

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  climate change glaciers global warming greenland weather and climate

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory: “New maps of Greenland’s coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers are at risk of accelerated melting as previously thought. Researchers at the University of California at Irvine (UCI), NASA and 30 other institutions have published the most comprehensive, accurate and … Continue reading "New Maps Show Greenland’s Glaciers at Risk"


Bring Your Points to Life with GIF Symbols

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis enterprise arcgis online cartographic design mapping smart mapping

You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique? There are many image formats out there … Continue reading


Mapping for Everyone

Nov 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  the arcgis book

Online Mapping is Transforming GIS—and the World By Clint Brown and Christian Harder. Maps are important. Everyone understands and appreciates good maps. GIS users create and work with maps every day—they provide the basic experience and a practical interface for … Continue reading