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Google earth and WMS

A year ago, my sister gave me an awesome present. A big set of small card-sized photos with a set of the highest mountains of Catalunya. 466 more words


Montana, "The Last Best Place"

Hi friends,

Bala here. Long time no talk! It’s been a long few months of finishing up my last two undergraduate quarters.

I am currently (stuck) in Montana doing field work with my major department. 190 more words


[Suman's Pick] Hyderabad Soil Digital Map, Hill Kohima first India GIS and 3d map colony, Karnataka School map, Snapchat etc.

So many exciting articles and news related to GIS all around the world. We also start talking about GIS, School Map, Soil map,  Hill Kohima GIS and 3d mapped colony are few examples. 724 more words


PPGIS 2017 – Poznan, Poland (Day 2) - Geodesign, applications and discussion

The second day of the PPGIS 2017 symposium (see Day 1 here) started with a session on METHODS AND TOOLS. The session opened with a keynote from  5,341 more words


PPGIS 2017 - Poznan, Poland (Day 1) - different notions and tools of public participation GIS

These notes are from the workshop Modern Methods and Tools for Public Participation in Urban Planning 2017, held in Palac Obrzycko near Poznan, Poland on 22nd and 23rd June 2017 – the outline of the workshop stated “Researchers and practitioners of urban planning have had a variable interest in developing and applying methods of public participation since the 1970s… The interest in methods accelerated in the mid-1990s, accompanied by the developments in public participation geographic information systems (PPGIS) and participatory GIS (PGIS). 3,001 more words

Citizen Science

GIS and Lightning

This week is nationally recognized as Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Did you know that globally there are approximately 40-50 lightning flashes per second?! Maps that provide us with the distribution of lightning across the world are utilized for environmental, economic, and safety purposes. 64 more words


Monitoring with Temporal Data in GIS

While working on the Appalachian Trail, I realized that many of the campsites used year in and year out by Thru-hikers are growing in size and degree of impact. 258 more words