News and Analysis
New Orleans Schools on the Move
The Times Picayune continues to map the changes since Katrina.
With $1.8 billion of repairs and construction under way, New Orleans' public school programs are on the move. Here's the 2014-15 map. (Google Maps Engine, right) and...Read more
Google invites everyone to not only search its Map Gallery, but now to add to it. Those with Google Maps Engine or My Maps maps can turning switch sharing to "public" for access by anyone. When launched in February of this year the Map Gallery on included...Read more
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
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