This time South Korea has concerns regarding Google Earth’s information. For some reason they are complaining to the US government…I am not sure what they think the government will do. Google Earth Mapping Service Draws Complaint from Seoul
There are numerous blogs, websites, and other Internet resources on Hurrican Katrina, so I can only mention a couple. The devastation is unbelievable, and our thoughts are certainly with all the people who are trying to cope with the aftermath, but it underscores how important an understanding of geography and our environment is, as has
Alan Lews is a professor at Northern Arizona University who has a Geography podcast entitled Geography for Travelers. He has beaten us to two things. First, he posted his first file a few hours before we did. Second, he is using his podcast to support his educational endeavours. We won’t have our first classroom episode
While I haven’t actually downloaded and installed it looks darn cool. Again tied to my obsession with non-terrestrial Geography. Download Squad
http://www.gmapgolf.com/index.php Although this is is still an early beta, this site has some interesting techniques I haven’t seen other places. It’s also a pretty innovative use of spatial technology… plus…. it’s online golf…. who doesn’t like online golf?
This is an interesting use of Google Maps that emulates many different products including ESRI’s Tracking Analyst extension. FLHurricane.com3A20Google20Map20Plot20of20Katrina20200520Google20Maps20Hurricane20Track20Overlay Founnd on The Map Room
VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 06 August 28, 2005 Main Topic: Who decides when a map is right with guest discussant Frank. Click for the detailed shownotes
Smithsonian’s problems, Peru’s glaciers retreat, and Sirius Satellite’s traffic radio in the news. AllPointsBlog in the blog corner. Main topic is who decides when the maps are right with guest discussant Frank joining us.
The Assoication of American Geographers is the main academic and professional organization for Geographers in the US. The AAG, which has been around for over 100 years, supports all areas of Geography and hosts an annual meeting each Spring. Within the AAG there are several specialty and affinity groups (for instance, I am currently the
I have always loved the Smithsonian and think it really is an amazing place, so I’m sad that things might be as bad as this article suggests. I think it reflects badly on us, aside from any other issues, when we can’t support our own national museums, which are also some of the most-visited attractions