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Google announced new location services APIs, a new Google Maps and a visual refresh for Google Maps at Google I/O last week. There was lots of descriptive coverage from the mainstream and tech press. But there was very little response from the geospatial community - except...Read more
There's a new beta GIS for Bowling Green Kentucky. It's called GIS Application. What can you do with it?
The average person can use this service for many things. It can tell who owns a property, where they can vote, what police or fire district they are in and...Read more
In the city of Wyndham, Australia, rapid population growth, coupled with the diverse business activities of the city, has increased demand for spatial services exponentially. This article discusses how the Spatial Systems Unit at the Wyndham City Council planned to provide an...Read more
An innovative website allows people in the Coachella Valley and the Imperial Valley to report environmental hazards, channel their complaints to government agencies and track actions taken in response using online maps that flag each report with a colored...Read more
Google has not only become the de facto mapping app, the de facto navigation app, the de facto remote sensing app, the de facto change detection app, etc. It's the de facto National Map, as well. The USGS collected the data (imagery, topo, etc.) but Google monetized it. Is...Read more