Recent news reveals how GIS tackles “big issues” including environment, health, climate and infrastructure. Are we using the correct tools? The right data? Or is it the human touch that plays the biggest role in our success or failure on these matters?
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"Making The Grade" Group Calls For Six-Point Plan to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure and Revive the Country’s Competitiveness - Directions Magazine
Resources - Climate | GeoPlatform
Climate | Data.gov
NASA Launches OpenNEX: An Open Computing Platform, Educational Forum and Competition for Ideas on Climate Resiliency - All Points Blog
New NASA Images Highlight U.S. Air Quality Improvement - Directions Magazine
Gates Foundation CEO describes how measuring polio is key to ending it | Humanosphere
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....