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Geospatial Rising and Falling Stars for 2017. Predictions from Ryan Goodman, CEO of CMaps Analytics

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geotrends geotrends2017

In 2017, we will see continued growth in geospatial technology in all forms. The technological advancements we are experiencing on a day to day basis is helping advance new waves of clever innovations for enterprise. In a world with self driving cars, artificially intelligent home assistants, and popularity of games like Pokemon Go, the world […]

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Protected: Susquehanna River Basin Impacts Project

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles

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Public Participation GIS and Participatory GIS in the Era of GeoWeb – editorial for a special issue

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  aag2015 conference gis gis usability papers

As part of the AAG 2015 conference, Bandana Kar, Rina Ghose, Renee Sieber and I organised a set of sessions on Public Participation GIS – you can read the summary here. After the conference, we’ve organised a special issue of the Cartographic Journal (thanks to Alex Kent, the journal editor) dedicated to current perspectives of public participation … Continue reading Public Participation GIS and Participatory GIS in the Era of GeoWeb – editorial for a special issue


Google Roundup for January 2017

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  google google maps industry mobile satellite imagery

Google Maps has updated its ride services mode in its iOS and Android app, allowing you to book an Uber ride from within the app, and may offer parking availability in an upcoming Android release. [Engadget] Meanwhile, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, seems to be scaling back its satellite imaging ambitions: it’s apparently in talks to sell its … Continue reading "Google Roundup for January 2017"


Radio Garden is map-based website with radio stations across the world

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps radio

So you think that no map-based project can still surprise you? Take a look at Radio Garden… This amazing website will let you explore live streams of radio stations across the world by navigating a Google Earth-style globe. It lets you listen to your local radio station and in a matter of seconds jump to any place […]

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Revolving Doors & the PA Natural Gas Industry

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis guest commentaries lobbying pa

By Susan Volz, FracTracker Alliance Intern The result of this year’s presidential election has sent shock waves through all levels of government. Many are now wondering what the next four years will look like in terms of funding and policy decisions. Just a few days after the inauguration, the next administration’s cabinet choices have many worried. […]

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iOS Samples for ArcGIS Runtime now available on the App Store

Jan 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis runtime developer ios mobile

Want to test drive the latest capabilities of ArcGIS Runtime but don’t have a developer setup ready to go? Ever wish you could see the technology in action before you roll up your sleeves and dive in? You’re in luck. … Continue reading


Learning more about the World Imagery basemaps

Jan 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online contribute imagery living atlas world imagery

The World Imagery and Imagery with Labels basemaps contain satellite imagery for the world, with high-resolution aerial imagery added for many areas. These basemaps are part of the default basemap gallery, and are among the many basemaps you can choose … Continue reading


Maclean’s Profiles Nova Scotia’s COGS

Jan 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps canada cogs education gis

Nova Scotia Community College’s Centre of Geographic Sciences, a tiny, 200-student campus in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, gets two writeups in Canada’s national newsmagazine, Maclean’s, as part of its annual campus guide: its unique marine geomatics program is profiled here, and the W. K. Morrison Special Collection, which I told you about last June, is profiled here.


GIS is like Sizzler isn’t it?

Jan 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  opinions tl;dr

I admit it. I love Sizzler. When I lived in England the food was … truly bloody awful! Then one sunny day a Ponderosa (then a Sizzler competitor) opened in my town. The joy among the community was palpable. Finally food that was prepared, plentiful and edible. Pay your money at the door and the […]

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