A shiny new user driven effort, OpenAddresses.org, aims to build a worldwide database of addresses. Will it work? Will citizens of the world participate? What will it be used for? And will it encourage address development in areas without existing addresses?
The new version of ArcGIS Explorer is now available for download. This release includes updated basemaps from ArcGIS Online; free, unlimited use of Bing Maps; improved access to geoprocessing services; and enhanced symbol management. To download ArcGIS Explorer for free, visit www.esri.com/arcgisexplorer.
A new dataset called Bedmap2 gives a clearer picture of Antarctica from the ice surface down to the bedrock below. Bedmap2 is a significant improvement on the previous collection of Antarctic data—known as Bedmap. The product was a result of work led by the British Antarctic Survey, where researchers compiled decades worth of geophysical measurements, such as surface elevation measurements from NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite, known as...