Can you use a map created by the New York Times or USA Today? Can you use data created by a local government? Our editors look at copyright, fair use, creative commons and other licenses used for maps and data.
Last week President Obama announced the administration's Climate Data Initiative. What's in it for geospatial professionals? For the citizens of the United States? What might its impact be on other global challenges?
Skybox Imaging has a vision of a constellation of small satellites that will deliver high resolution imagery and video of the earth at up to eight hour repeatability, worldwide. Is this the disruptive force remote sensing needs to explode in the next few years?
Are there terms you come across in your day to day work whose definitions still seem fuzzy? Do you “sort of” know what they mean, but if pressed you couldn’t confidently provide a definition? Our editors share some terms that still make them uncomfortable and offer definitions.