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EPPS Hires Geospatial Information Sciences, Economics Experts

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas hired three tenure and tenure-track faculty members this fall.  The recent hires join the geospatial information sciences and economics programs. The school has 61 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with an additional...

Ubisense CTO of Geospatial Division Batty to Present at GeCo

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

Industry Visionary Peter Batty to Present on Consumerization of Geospatial, and in Panel Session with Esri, Google and others Ubisense, the leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Peter Batty, co-founder and CTO of the geospatial division, will present tomorrow at GeCo...

Ordnance Survey’s new Minecraft map offers greater gaming and learning possibilities

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

Sept 23, 2014 - Exactly a year on from the release of GB Minecraft, Ordnance Survey has launched GB Minecraft 2. This free-to-download Minecraft map offers gamers a much more natural-looking and detailed version of Great Britain. The then intern Joseph Braybrook created Ordnance Survey’s...

Moocdemic, a Massive Multiplayer Epidemic Game and Course, Spreads again

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

September 22, 2014 — Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University will launch Moocdemic 2.0, a massive multiplayer epidemic game simulation, on September 29th. The game uses augmented reality to allow players to travel around the real world and detect, spread or even treat a virtual disease...

USGS: We Will Rock You - Geologic Map Day

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

Celebrate the third annual Geologic Map Day! On October 17, as a part of the Earth Science Week 2014 activities, join leading geoscience organizations in promoting awareness of the importance of geologic mapping to society. Geologic maps are vital to education, science, business, and public...

WVU geography professor publishes book exploring the role of geospatial technologies in investigating crime and providing justice

Monday, September 22nd 2014

Law enforcement agencies and forensic investigators have used geospatial data to profile serial offenders, track suspects and guide crime reduction efforts.   Citizen groups have fought successfully against environmental discrimination and have engaged in class-action lawsuits, strengthened...

Clark State Partners with Ohio/Indiana UAS Center

Wednesday, September 17th 2014

Sept 11, 2014 - Today the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (UASC) announced it has officially formalized a partnership with Clark State Community College. The UASC is looking to expand precision agriculture efforts statewide while Clark State Community College has developed a UAS...

New Editor for CaGIS Journal

Friday, September 12th 2014

Cartography and Geographic Information Science Journal The Board of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicholas Chrisman as the new editor of the society’s journal Cartography and Geographic Information Science. Dr. Chrisman...

AGI announces Professor Iain Stewart as Guest Compère at its annual awards evening 13/11/14

Thursday, September 11th 2014

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) is pleased to announce Professor Iain Stewart as Guest Compère at its new annual awards evening – The AGI Awards for GeoSpatial Excellence - to be held at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwickshire, during the evening of November 13th 2014. The AGI...

Geography 2050 Fall Symposium Announced by American Geographical Society

Wednesday, August 27th 2014

The American Geographical Society announces theme and topics for its November Symposium The American Geographical Society (AGS) will hold its Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050:  Mounting an Expedition to the Future”, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia...

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