Show notes for AVSP Episode 03

VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 03
August 7, 2005

Main Topic:
A brief overview of the history of GIS

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News:

  • GITA and AAG Tackle Geospatial Workforce
  • Map Sex Offenders
  • Simile Piggy Bank
  • ArcReader Example
  • Coming Soon – MapService Widget
  • Blog focus:

  • TheMapRoom
  • Main Discussion:

  • Demystifying geospatial – the basics – Tyler Mitchell
  • History

  • Roger Tomlinson – Canadian Land Inventory 1967
  • Harvard Mapping Lab 1968
  • ESRI begins in 1969
  • Technologies grow
  • Encompass satellite and aerial image
  • Late 1980s commercial growth
  • Mid to late 1990s explosive growth
  • Late 1990s growth of public access
  • Mapping focus

  • Web mapping
  • Mapquest, yahoo maps, google maps, MSN VE
  • Keyhole, google earth
  • Analysis and modeling

  • Distance
  • Routing
  • Site placement
  • Events:

  • ESRI UC Blog
  • COSIT
  • Map Asia, Jakarta, August 22-25
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    Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.