News and Analysis
The 24 page report frm the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Geospatial Information: OMB and Agencies Can Reduce Duplication by Making Coordination a Priority (pdf), was made public today in conjuction with testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and...Read more
As early as April 2014, NOAA will discontinue printing its lithographic nautical charts in favor of its increasingly popular digital versions. Directions Magazine interviewed Ted Florence, president of Avenza Systems, about the move to digital.
A seminar hosted by Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, [NY] focused on the need to replace scientists nearing reaching retirement age and on new jobs in the expanding field of geospatial science.
“The jobs are very plentiful and the students are in great,...Read more
The Geospatial Information Agency, in close partnership with Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and Esri Indonesia launched the ITB-Esri Community Centre in order to facilitate the development of the geospatial industry through synergies between the...Read more
The Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) at the University of Minnesota has produced high-resolution imagery and maps of the Antarctic and Arctic in unprecedented detail. Now the National Science Foundation-funded center has created a series of web-based mapping applications for viewing...Read more