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GIS Education News Weekly: Central College, Finland Puts Geo in Curriculum, LizardTech Edu Licensing

GIS at Central College, Pella, IA Central College featured Rachel Frana, a senior environmental studies major,  who is using GIS to map the locations and demographic data of over 8,000 families served by Des Moines Area Religious Council pantries in a recent story. At right: Rachel Frana ’15 is...

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GIS Government Weekly News: Fiji Sugar Portal, Balancing Mobile and Silverlight, Sinkholes

Fiji's Sugar Cane GIS Fuji's Prime Minister and Minister for Sugar, Voreqe Bainimarama launched the Sugar Cane Industry WebGIS Portal last week. The digitisation of cane farms and the capturing of all data in the WebGIS portal will enable access a number of...Read more

Mapzen Makes an App Because Open

Mapzen is an open source tool and services provider, not an app company. But this week it released an app. Why? To eat its own dogfood. (I've always loved that metaphor.) We decided to make mapping app entirely from open source software and open data as a...Read more

QGIS Compared: Visualization

Any GIS professional who’s been paying attention to the professional chatter in recent years will be wondering about QGIS and whether or not it might meet some or all of their needs. Gretchen Peterson of Boundless expores the question in the first of a four part series....Read more

Haunted Savannah StoryMap JS for Halloween

Kelly Bigley Sr. Geospatial Developer, GISi put together a StoryMap for Halloween: the Haunted Savannah story map. There are details of the what and how in these two blog posts (1,2). I just want folks to know about this open source project. See also: Digital...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: GIS for Africa, GTCM, UWF Quality of Life Map

An update on GIS for Africa's 2014/15 Plans The session of GIS for Africa's EduCONNECT (2014/2015) started on Oct 13, a bit later than planned due to ebola finding its way to Nigeria. The EduCONNECT 2014/2015 is focusing on the revitalization of geography...Read more

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