News and Analysis
I am writing to share the winners of the third annual Summer of Maps fellowship program. We have selected three GIS students from The University of Pennsylvania, Clark University, and Colgate University to receive a $5,000 stipend to perform...Read more
The conference keynote: should geospatial conference organizers spend time that might be more valuably used for a single speaker to address all of the attendees? If they choose to have one or more keynote speakers, who should they choose? What make a good keynote presenter...Read more
Scott Jeffrey, Professor and Program Director, Geospatial Applications Program at Community College of Baltimore County, and Assistant Director / Senior Team member at the GeoTech Center, explained on a LinkedIn group that this year's contest was cancelled.
Spatial Data Structures Prompt Award
Hanan Samet, a Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, has been named the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society's prestigious W. Wallace McDowell Award for his...Read more
Census Explorer, a new online tool that displays demographic information on maps of states, counties, and neighborhoods, is powered by Social Explorer, a data visualization tool developed by NSF-funded sociologist Andrew Beveridge.