Wednesday, November 27th 2013
The BBC Click podcast interviews Patrick Meier who is on his way to The Philippines about the crowdsourced response to the typhoon.
Tuesday, November 19th 2013
What are the most sought after jobs in geospatial? What will be the most sought after types of jobs and why? What is, and how do you define, your geospatial dream job?
Sunday, November 17th 2013
Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Dale Kunce, a geospatial engineer with the American Red Cross about how 900 people are lending a hand remotely by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.
Image: Editing activity to the OpenStreetMap for the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. (Pascal Neis resultmap)
Wednesday, November 13th 2013
There are all sorts of humanitarian and relief efforts that happen in hard-hit countries after disasters like Typhoon Haiyan. But not all disasters have equally damaging effects. The storm surge from Typhoon Haiyan reached as high as 23 feet and in some places sea water churned up by the storm far exceeded that. James K. Mitchell, a professor of geography at Rutgers University, joins The Takeaway to explain how storm surge makes natural disasters riskier.
Image: Japan Meteorological Agency’s MTSAT-1R / Wikimedia Commons
Tuesday, November 12th 2013
As the end of the year nears, we want to be sure you hear about some important news around the industry including the latest on UAS use, MOOCs, LightSquared, loosening of satellite imagery resolution restrictions, TomTom and Garmin’s future and the return of e-Loran.
Tuesday, October 22nd 2013
How are sensor technologies impacting geospatial data collection and use?
Tuesday, October 8th 2013
How is the government shutdown affecting those in the geospatial workforce? Could this be a teachable moment about the importance of geospatial data and technology?
Tuesday, September 10th 2013
We round up some of the geospatial deals announced in the past week including news about Microsoft, Nokia, Aisle411 and a new company called Quantum Spatial.
Tuesday, September 3rd 2013
During the lazy, hazy days of August when many people were vacationing, two of DigitalGlobe’s plans were made public. One is a request to NOAA to distribute higher resolution data and a second has to do with changing the orbit on one of its satellites. Our editors explore these plans and their implications.
Tuesday, August 27th 2013
Cybersecurity depends on geography. How? Per an article in Trajectory Magazine,