In "Designing an Open Source Geospatial Solution to Manage Airport Noise and Operations - Part 1," author Dennis Wuthrich described OpenNOMS, a modular and Open Source suite of applications for managing airport and flight noise information and...
Researchers have developed "a user-friendly Web-based GIS tool: the Vector-Borne Disease Airline Importation Risk Tool (VBD-AIR), to help better define the roles of airports and airlines in the...
iGeolise Travel Time API: The service provides estimate of travel time from a given location to a list of destinations and a specified travel mode such as walking, driving, train, bus, etc. It also provides a map of the fastest...
Those in the eight county area around Houston area can now turn to Houstoncleanairnetwork.org for real-time (updated every five minutes) map that tracks ozone as if it were a storm cloud. The data comes from 40 monitors in the...
It was big news last Thursday and Friday that Instagram added geolocating to its photo app. I looked for the best headline and found it from BetaBeat:
Instagram Adds Photo Maps, Inspiring a Pandemic of Vacation Envy
APB noted on July 31 that sklobbler's ForeverMap 2, built on OpenStreetMap, would be the first mapping app on the Barnes & Noble Nook. Now word from Skyhook that it will be powering the locating for ForeverMap 2.
- press release...
Adrian Holovaty, the man behind the successful Knight News Challenge grant funded EveryBlock is moving on. The site, of which he is appropriately proud offers hyperlocal data on everything from crime to restaurant sanitation issues,...
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Douglas County, Nebraska currently has a good deal of its enterprise GIS running in the cloud. GIS coordinator Michael Schonlau describes the process of moving into the cloud and what he and his colleagues have learned along the way.
Kirk, Picard, Janeway or Sisko? I don’t understand this question. I had to ask my co-worker. I grew up playing with maps, not watching TV.
- Weilie Yi, principal scientist at location analytics startup Placed, quoted in an...
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