News and Analysis
USC Spatial Treasure Hunt
This year marked the first USC GeoScavenge, a Welcome Week event created by the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
During the Aug. 22 event, students used smartphones...Read more
Arizona State University alumnus Adam Kiefer, a geographic informations systems (GIS) specialist, works to protect the Virunga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. He developed a public safety program that has advanced to the...Read more
We see maps every day. They appear in online news stories and navigation apps. Do these maps meet your expectations?
Beyond Mapping Complication
All of the pre-2013 articles from Joseph K. Berry's Beyond Mapping column from Geoworld are now available in four online or print volumes.
The nearly 1000 pages and more than 750 figures in the Beyond Mapping Compilation Series...Read more
Google, too, is experiementing with drones. From the Google X team comes "Project Wing." Several media outlets reported today Google's experimentation with package delivery using their own drone design. According to the Wall Street Journal,
Google said a...Read more