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Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility

Friday, October 17th 2014

CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies receives a Major Research Instrumentation grant from the National Science Foundation The earth and environment are facing a changing climate and the accelerated degradation of natural resources, issues that create a host of societal...

Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors Launches Online Learning Portal

Thursday, October 16th 2014

Professional Association for Land Surveying Professionals Chooses Online Education Company for Delivering Continuing Education Via the Internet With GeoLearn's abilities, MSPS can provide more options to its members who seek continuing education opportunities. By accessing the online learning...

GIS Professionals Play Key Role Managing World’s Water Resources

Tuesday, October 14th 2014

– GIS Helps Monitor Water Resources and Usage Patterns – Water scarcity is a serious issue with nearly 1.2 billion people, approximately one-fifth of the world’s population living in areas where water is insufficient, according to the United States Department of Economic and Social Affairs...

New England NEURISA Announces Keynote for NEURISA Day 2014

Friday, October 3rd 2014

October 2, 2014 — Today, NEURISA announced that Greg Babinski, GISP, Finance & Marketing Manager, King County GIS Center in Seattle, WA will be the Keynote speaker for NEURISA Day 2014 being held on November 3, 2014 at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge Massachusetts. Mr. Babinski is a highly...

USGIF Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

USGIF presented scholarships to 22 students as part of its 2014 USGIF Scholarship Program. The program furthers the advancement of the GEOINT tradecraft by granting scholarship awards to promising students pursuing a degree in the geospatial sciences or a related field. In total, USGIF has...

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...

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