News and Analysis
Small asteroids near Earth, with sizes of only about a meter, hit the atmosphere and disintegrate with surprising frequency - around every other week, new data show. Sensor data reveal that these small impact events are frequent and random. A map of these small impact events...Read more
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...Read more
More than 18,000 maps have been distributed by the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations Division to support the effort to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.
Why High Schools Don't Teach GIS
There aren’t many high schools that teach GIS as it’s a not obvious where the course belongs.
“It’s difficult to figure out where to put it because it’s so non-traditional,” [Hans] Bodenhamer [GIS instructor at...Read more
Our look at the temporal aspects of spatial and location data raise some questions: How do we visualize them? Do we need quick turnaround high definition video from space or is it a solution in search of a problem? What is PlanetIQ's business model for its weather and climate...Read more