The National Science Foundation selected Jefferson Community & Technical College (Louisville, Kentucky) as the new home of the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, the National GeoTech Center and provided a $3 million, three-year grant for its operations. Our editors interviewed Project Leader and Principal Investigator Vincent DiNoto about the Center's plans in the coming months and years.
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As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This approach to linking data could help us shed light on phenomena such as the health impacts of climate change....