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GIS Education News Weekly: Service Learning, Digital Humanities Grant, Geo for Edu Policy, World Record

GIS Service Learning at Wesleyan As part of the GIS Service Learning Laboratory course, Katy Hardt ’15 researched the wetlands, waterways and critical habitats of the northwest section of Middletown. Hardt and fellow group members John Murchison ’16 and Catherine Reilly ’15 presented their...

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COINAtlantic - A Better Way to Implement a Geospatial Portal

This article by Paul Boudreau of Oceans Canada and Jeff McKenna of Gateway Geomatics describes the Coastal and Oceans Information Network (COINAtlantic), a system that “harvests no data, stores no geospatial information in a warehouse or portal,” yet presents geospatial information...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: Flooding in Jakarta, National Addresses, NSDI in T&T

Crowdsourcing Flooding in Jakarta Jakarta has a new tool [right] to monitor and respond to flooding in the low-lying capital. Developed by researchers from the SMART Infrastructure Facility at Australia’s Wollongong University in collaboration with Twitter and...Read more

The State of the Geospatial Industry

Yesterday I hosted a conversation on that topic as part of the AvidGeo Conference 2014/LocationTech Tour Boston event. I was invited to "give a talk," but if you know me I'm the last person who wants to watch or give a PowerPoint presentation. So I didn't do that....Read more

Open Mapping for Development

SciDev.net discovers how technology is turning mapping into a powerful tool for supporting development and tackling humanitarian crises.

QGIS Compared: Editing data

In the final part of her series, Grethen Peterson answers the question: "How does QGIS perform when it comes to editing data?"

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