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What is earth’s capacity and how many people can it support?

Jul 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  earth featured geography

It took 150,000 years for humans to touch the 1-billion population mark. Today, there are over 7.5 billion of us on this planet. Of these, 2 billion have been added after 1993 – in the last 24 years. According to the United Nations, our population is expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050 and 11.2 […]

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Wildflowers of Canada

Jul 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art canada etsy watercolor watercolour

“Wildflowers of Canada” is a limited-edition print released by Nova Scotia artist Sarah Duggan to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Duggan also has a number of other examples of floral map art, in the shape of Canadian provinces (plus Cape Breton Island), on her Etsy store.


The Algonquian Linguistic Atlas

Jul 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  canada first nations indigenous linguistics

The Algonquian Linguistic Atlas, a collaborative, interactive web-based map that provides phrases in various indigenous languages in Canada, has earned its project director, Carleton University linguistics professor Marie-Odile Junker, a Governor General’s Innovation Award, CBC News reported in May.


Map of the North Circumpolar Region

Jul 02 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  arctic canada circumpolar national maps

At the CCA’s annual conference earlier this year, Natural Resources Canada launched its updated map of the North Circumpolar Region, which “shows the geography of the northern circumpolar region, north of approximately 55 degrees, at a scale of 1:9 000 000. The map uses the azimuthal equidistant projection. It includes all international boundaries, as well … Continue reading "Map of the North Circumpolar Region"


2017 Esri Imaging and Mapping Forum

Jul 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling conferences

The Esri User Conference kicks off this coming week with the 2017 Imaging and Mapping Forum July 8 and 9. Topics include imaging, lidar, 3D, drone technology, as well as multidimensional analysis and modeling to solve organizational problems. There are … Continue reading

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Is 3D street view coming to Apple Maps?

Jul 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  apple maps geo news lidar

It is no secret that Apple has been driving vehicles around the world to collect data which it says will be used to improve Apple Maps. The company even has its website detailing when and where you can expect to find these automobiles. One such vehicle was recently spotted in New York, and the amount […]

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Using interactive features with Spatial Analyst tools

Jul 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro arcgis spatial analyst interactive feature input spatial analyst

Have you tried the new Interactive feature input capability in ArcGIS Pro 2.0 yet?  Read on to learn more about how you can perform analysis interactively with some of the Spatial Analyst tools. Interactive feature input has been added to … Continue reading


Helpers in the Sustainable World Community

Jun 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  global goals sustainable development sustainable world community uncategorized united nations

It’s easy to be discouraged. Every day, critical habitats are fragmented, communities are shattered by conflict, and essential natural resources are squandered. But remember what Mr. Rodgers’ said about bleak world news: “Look at the helpers.” Helpers are everywhere—especially in … Continue reading


FME Hackathon Recap – Pizza, S’mores, Beer… and Awesome FME Projects

Jun 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme fme international user conference hackathon

As part of the evening fun at the FME UC 2017 we held our first FME Hackathon with the help and sponsorship of the team from Sweco. This article is a recap of all of the awesome ideas and projects that the attendees produced, as well as an interview with the voted winner of the FME UC Hackathon 2017!

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Insights for ArcGIS at the 2017 Esri User Conference

Jun 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 esri user conference insights 2.0 insights for arcgis uc 2017 uncategorized

With the 2017 Esri User Conference just around the corner, please make sure to visit the Insights team at SDCC – Exhibit Hall B1. Insights for ArcGIS, version 2.0 has just released with more capabilities such as new chart types, additional database support, … Continue reading