News and Analysis
In this interview by contributing columnist Catherine Burton, she discusses geospatial career development with Dr. John P. Wilson of the University of Southern California’s Spatial Sciences Institute. Wilson says, "You could argue spatial is just a special case, but special cases...Read more
GIS at Central College, Pella, IA
Central College featured Rachel Frana, a senior environmental studies major, who is using GIS to map the locations and demographic data of over 8,000 families served by Des Moines Area Religious Council pantries in a recent...Read more
Gregory Elmes, professor of geography at West Virginia University, co-edited Forensic GIS: The Role of Geospatial Technologies for Investigating Crime and Providing Evidence, a book of case studies written for researchers, practitioners and students. Directions Magazine quizzed him...Read more
GIS Day is this Wednesday. It’s our industry’s annual opportunity to share what we do, why it’s important and to encourage its further use. GIS Day is both an educational and a marketing opportunity as we reach out to students, educators, and potential users in a...Read more
This is the first time, to my knowledge, the OpenStreetMap community has formally participated in Geography Awareness Week, know known as GeoWeek. Here's an update with details and plans for this week.
* There are now 29 events (and counting) across the US and...Read more