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Web map projections: the bare minimum you need to know

If you’re making maps, you will probably need to know something about cartographic projections. Here’s the minimum.

  1. The globe is round, maps are flat. Each of the hundreds of different methods for converting from round to flat is a…
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Mobile GPS devices

I use my smartphone everyday. No question about it, it’s always with me.  The same is probably true for you too. Even if you’re the one in a million left who has stuck with the rotary dial phone, you will be phased out eventually. 555 more words


New Tornado Tracking Tool

The Midwestern Regional Climate Center, located at the Illinois State Water Survey, recently released a new tornado tracking tool. You can choose the range of years, and the tornado intensity (EF scale), as well as zoom in for more details (screen shot below). 111 more words

Severe Weather

SIT-REM: An Interoperable and Interactive Web Geographic Information System for Fauna, Flora and Plant Landscape Data Management

ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2014, 3(2), 853-867

By Emanuele Frontoni, Adriano Mancini, Primo Zingaretti, Eva Malinverni, Simone Pesaresi, Edoardo Biondi, Massimo Pandolfi, Maria Marseglia, Mirco Sturari, and Claudio Zabaglia… 155 more words


OGC Calls for Comment on Candidate Moving Feature Encoding Standard

The OGC seeks public comment on a candidate OGC® Moving Feature Encoding Standard. Part I of this candidate standard provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in an XML encoding in the form of an OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) application schema. 341 more words


Leeds Creative Labs - Initial steps and ideas around The Hajj

Cross posted from The Leeds Creative Labs blog.

I signed up to take part in Leeds Creative Labs Summer 2014 programme with the hope that it would result in something interesting, something that a techie would never get the opportunity to do normally. 928 more words


GIS Supported Landslide Susceptibility Modeling at Regional Scale: An Expert-Based Fuzzy Weighting Method

ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2014, 3(2), 523-539

By Christos Chalkias, Maria Ferentinou, and Christos Polykretis

“The main aim of this paper is landslide susceptibility assessment using fuzzy expert-based modeling. 109 more words