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The Science of Where Seagrasses Grow: ArcGIS and Machine Learning

Sep 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

From suggesting how many steps we should walk in a day, to predicting the future price of our home, machine learning (ML) is becoming an integral part of our lives. ML is a new approach to understanding our universe based … Continue reading


Matthew Cusick in Automobile Magazine

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art collage cusick

Matthew Cusick’s art, which is constructed from collages of old maps, has turned up in an unusual place: Automobile magazine, which has an article looking at his more car- and highway-inspired pieces. [WMS] Previously: Another Look at Matthew Cusick.


Predicting Future Malaria Outbreaks from Satellite Data

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  amazon rainforest brazil disease health malaria

Data from NASA’s earth-observing satellites is being used to predict future malaria outbreaks in the Amazon rainforests of Peru. To be sure, as the above video shows, this is really about taking geospatial and remote sensing data from several different sources and correlating them to build a predictive model: it’s John Snow’s cholera map at large … Continue reading "Predicting Future Malaria Outbreaks from Satellite Data"


Steal These Vignettes Please

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro cartographic design how to? mapping tutorial

I’m prone to add vignettes to my maps. They are a handy, and sometimes beautiful, way to frame the composition and draw the eye in to the subject. I wanted to give you a handful of vignette resources so that … Continue reading


The Global Reach of Online GIS Education

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  aec analytics arcgis arcgis earth arcgis online

For several years, colleges, universities and some geospatial vendors have been offering online classes in various capacities. As companies offer fewer training courses within their facilities, and professionals have less time to travel to classes, we have seen the rise of these courses offered by universities and even software companies. What do these classes contribute […]


Introducing Teramaps, an official GIS Cloud Reseller in Colombia, Chile, and Perú

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog business development chile colombia partnership

We are happy to announce that our partnerships with Teramaps, a company based in Santiago, Chile is expanding to include the markets of Colombia and Peru, where Teramaps will distribute and promote GIS Cloud solutions to clients from various industries.   In the words of Igor Farkaš, a Business Development and Partners Manager at GIS...


setld, FME and the 4 Vs of Big Data: Building Business Intelligence “Products”

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about our customers analytics big data business intelligence data integration

Let me introduce you to setld (scope, extract, transform, load, disseminate), an information solutions provider for the energy sector. Using FME, they turn data into business intelligence and serve it to their clients in the form of both traditional data products and their GIS-as-a-Service platform, Mentorprise GIS. From the perspective of creating a business intelligence product […]

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Scanse Update

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

The Scanse laser scanner kit has been shipping for a few months now. This video demonstrates the fundamental of capturing 3D scans using the Sweep 3D scanner kit. It also gives a basic tutorial on saving and editing data on … Continue reading

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New Gravity Map of Mars

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  astronomy gravity mars nasa

A new gravity map of Mars that shows the thickness of the Martian crust based on gravity measurements from Martian orbiters, reveals a crust that is less dense and shows less variation than earlier maps. “The researchers mapped the density of the Martian crust, estimating the average density is 2,582 kilograms per meter cubed (about 161 … Continue reading "New Gravity Map of Mars"


Oxford Atlas of the World Updated, Reviewed

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books world atlases

The Oxford Atlas of the World touts itself as the only world atlas series that gets updated every year. Unlike the Times and National Geographic series it doesn’t come in multiple sizes: there’s just the one, which is roughly equivalent to the Times Concise in size and page count but cheaper ($90 vs. $125). The next edition is the … Continue reading "Oxford Atlas of the World Updated, Reviewed"


Introducing Teramaps, an official GIS Cloud Reseller in Colombia, Chile, and Perú

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog business development chile colombia partnership

We are happy to announce that our partnerships with Teramaps, a company based in Santiago, Chile is expanding to include the markets of Colombia and Peru, where Teramaps will distribute and promote GIS Cloud solutions to clients from various industries.   In the words of Igor Farkaš, a Business Development and Partners Manager at GIS...


setld, FME and the 4 Vs of Big Data: Building Business Intelligence “Products”

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about our customers analytics big data business intelligence data integration

Let me introduce you to setld (scope, extract, transform, load, disseminate), an information solutions provider for the energy sector. Using FME, they turn data into business intelligence and serve it to their clients in the form of both traditional data products and their GIS-as-a-Service platform, Mentorprise GIS. From the perspective of creating a business intelligence product […]

The post setld, FME and the 4 Vs of Big Data: Building Business Intelligence “Products” appeared first on Safe Software Blog.


Scanse Update

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

The Scanse laser scanner kit has been shipping for a few months now. This video demonstrates the fundamental of capturing 3D scans using the Sweep 3D scanner kit. It also gives a basic tutorial on saving and editing data on … Continue reading

The post Scanse Update appeared first on In The Scan.


New Gravity Map of Mars

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  astronomy gravity mars nasa

A new gravity map of Mars that shows the thickness of the Martian crust based on gravity measurements from Martian orbiters, reveals a crust that is less dense and shows less variation than earlier maps. “The researchers mapped the density of the Martian crust, estimating the average density is 2,582 kilograms per meter cubed (about 161 … Continue reading "New Gravity Map of Mars"


Oxford Atlas of the World Updated, Reviewed

Sep 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  books world atlases

The Oxford Atlas of the World touts itself as the only world atlas series that gets updated every year. Unlike the Times and National Geographic series it doesn’t come in multiple sizes: there’s just the one, which is roughly equivalent to the Times Concise in size and page count but cheaper ($90 vs. $125). The next edition is the … Continue reading "Oxford Atlas of the World Updated, Reviewed"