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Exhibitions in the Northeast

May 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  adirondacks antique maps exhibitions harvard libraries

A new exhibition at Harvard University’s Pusey Library, Manuscript Maps: Hand-Drawn Treasures of the Harvard Map Collection, “highlights the process of mapmaking by looking at maps drawn by hand.” Opened yesterday; runs until September 27. Meanwhile, in Schenectady, New York, there’s another exhibition at Union College’s Kelly Adirondack Center: Parts But Little Known: Maps of … Continue reading "Exhibitions in the Northeast"


Manuscript Maps at Harvard

May 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps exhibitions harvard libraries

A new exhibition at Harvard University’s Pusey Library, Manuscript Maps: Hand-Drawn Treasures of the Harvard Map Collection, “highlights the process of mapmaking by looking at maps drawn by hand.” Opened yesterday; runs until September 27.


Imagery Collection from Any Moving Vehicle with New NCTech 360-Degree Camera for Google Street View

May 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  data emergency response geospatial gis google

Neil Tocher, CTO at Edinburgh, Scotland-based NCTech, reality imaging systems developer, spoke with GISCafe Voice about NCTech’s recent demonstration of a new 360-degree camera designed to be mounted on any vehicle in order to capture and generate virtual street-level imagery. Google is set to trial the new camera for Street View capture in three countries […]


Wayne National Forest Could Be Deforested – Again

May 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles community data and analysis ecology environment

Guest article by Becca Pollard Eighty years ago, Southeastern Ohio was a wasteland of barren, eroding hills. During the 18th and 19th centuries this once heavily forested area in the Appalachian foothills had been clear cut and mined beyond recognition. When the Great Depression struck, lowering crop prices made farming unprofitable in the area, and […]

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Americans don’t need to register non-commercial drones with the FAA anymore

May 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones faa

If you are a drone enthusiast living in the United States, flying a non-commercial UAV is going to become so much more uncomplicated. A US appeals court has struck down a drone registration rule which was mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in December 2015. The rule required all hobbyists to register their drones […]

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Underground Gas Storage Wells – An Invisible Risk in the Natural Gas Supply Chain

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis guest commentaries national natural gas

The largest accidental release of methane in U.S. history began October 23, 2015 with the blowout of an underground natural gas storage well in Aliso Canyon about 20 miles west of Los Angeles. By the time the well was plugged 112 days later, more than 5.0 billion cubic feet of methane and other pollutants had […]

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Land Reform, Wolf’s Way

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  uncategorized

Mobile GIS Enables an Affordable, Repeatable Solution Economists have a useful term for unregistered property: “dead capital.” Unlike the land registered in a formal legal system, unrecorded “assets” have no access to the worth they represent. Many countries can expand … Continue reading


Attend GIS Cloud Workshop at GEO Business Show on May 24th

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog demonstration events exclusive preview geo business show

GIS Cloud team is currently at the GEO Business Show in London, the annual geospatial event that takes place at the Business Design Centre from May 23rd to May 24th. Tomorrow, on May 24th at 9,30 am, our team will hold a workshop demonstrating GIS Cloud collaborative mapping solutions in the Facility No. 5. This...


Lightning Talks to Strike at UC Again!

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 user conference 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers community maps

Every year we get users who are looking for opportunities to show off some of the work they’ve done over the past year. Nothing ends up being a better way to do so than with Lightning Talks at UC! Lightning … Continue reading


Vector Basemaps Available in GCS WGS84 (Beta)

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis online arcgis pro arcmap basemaps

For several years now, most world basemaps delivered on the web (including those from Esri) have been delivered in the Web Mercator coordinate system.  To be precise, the Esri basemaps are delivered in the WGS84 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) coordinate … Continue reading


Underground Gas Storage Wells – An Invisible Risk in the Natural Gas Supply Chain

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis guest commentaries national natural gas

The largest accidental release of methane in U.S. history began October 23, 2015 with the blowout of an underground natural gas storage well in Aliso Canyon about 20 miles west of Los Angeles. By the time the well was plugged 112 days later, more than 5.0 billion cubic feet of methane and other pollutants had […]

The post Underground Gas Storage Wells – An Invisible Risk in the Natural Gas Supply Chain appeared first on FracTracker Alliance.


Land Reform, Wolf’s Way

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  uncategorized

Mobile GIS Enables an Affordable, Repeatable Solution Economists have a useful term for unregistered property: “dead capital.” Unlike the land registered in a formal legal system, unrecorded “assets” have no access to the worth they represent. Many countries can expand … Continue reading


Attend GIS Cloud Workshop at GEO Business Show on May 24th

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog demonstration events exclusive preview geo business show

GIS Cloud team is currently at the GEO Business Show in London, the annual geospatial event that takes place at the Business Design Centre from May 23rd to May 24th. Tomorrow, on May 24th at 9,30 am, our team will hold a workshop demonstrating GIS Cloud collaborative mapping solutions in the Facility No. 5. This...


Lightning Talks to Strike at UC Again!

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 user conference 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers community maps

Every year we get users who are looking for opportunities to show off some of the work they’ve done over the past year. Nothing ends up being a better way to do so than with Lightning Talks at UC! Lightning … Continue reading


Vector Basemaps Available in GCS WGS84 (Beta)

May 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis online arcgis pro arcmap basemaps

For several years now, most world basemaps delivered on the web (including those from Esri) have been delivered in the Web Mercator coordinate system.  To be precise, the Esri basemaps are delivered in the WGS84 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) coordinate … Continue reading