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NGA Update: New Director’s Mission; Ebola; and Gamification Software to GitHub

Friday, October 24th 2014

During the last two weeks, there has been a flurry of news from the National Geospaial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) starting with new director Robert Cardill's intentions for the agency. Cardillo stated: Our business has never been more complex. Our profession has never been more competitive....

New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites “Exhibit Significant Damage”

Monday, October 20th 2014

In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble," according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis by the nonprofit, nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)....

Study Maps 15 years of Carbon Dioxide Emissions on Earth

Thursday, October 9th 2014

World leaders face multiple barriers in their efforts to reach agreement on greenhouse gas emission policies. And, according to Arizona State University researchers, without globally consistent, independent emissions assessments, climate agreements will remain burdened by errors, self-reporting...

GIS Health News Weekly: Birthing Resources in Ontario, CDIFF, Mapping Bats

Friday, October 3rd 2014

Birthing Resources in Ontario The regional children's hospital has birthed a new mapping tool [right] to provide parents and parents to be with detailed information on all birthing centres in Ontario. GIS in Monitoring and Evaluation of Disease Folks in the know about Rugg's Staircase...

Microsoft Back in the Geo Game?

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

Microsoft seems to be finally making waves in geo: Bing Maps Favelas; Azure Search; Power BI Visualization. Does all this point to a renewed focus on geospatial for consumer and enterprise?

NOAA analysis Reveals Significant Land Cover Changes in U.S. Coastal Regions

Thursday, September 25th 2014

A new NOAA nationwide analysis shows that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions -- can area larger than the state of Wisconsin -- experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor.

Landsat and Water: Using Space to Advance Resource Solutions

Thursday, September 25th 2014

A recent White House-led assessment found that Landsat is among the Nation’s most critical Earth observing systems, second only to GPS and weather. A new USGS study, Landsat and Water — Case Studies of the Uses and Benefits of Landsat Imagery in Water Resources, provides examples of why Landsat...

GIS Government Weekly News: Florida Oil Spill Map, Boston Solar, Tracking Homeless via GPS

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

Florida's Oil Spill Response With a goal of more transparency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, launched an interactive map complete with photos and descriptions of projects that have been completed, and those in...

Enhanced Elevation Data to Sharpen Global Focus on Climate Issues

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

Today, September 23, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior) released a collection of higher-resolution (more detailed) elevation datasets...

Every GIS Student’s Nightmare: Finding a Research Topic

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

Why do students already involved in GIS have such a challenging time finding topics for papers? Why is it so hard, and how can educators and professionals help?

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