TERRA – a Video Podcast

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This video podcast is just amazing. The content is varied and easily rivals established documentary series. As far as I can tell from my quick glance after watching the episode on dendrochronology, the project is out of Montana State University’s Science and Natural History Filmmaking program and is taking advantage of some NSF funding. From […]


Intergraph 2006 – International Users Conference

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This year Intergraph has decided to roll its user conferences together under one name and time.  Intergraph 2006 will be taking place in Orlando, June 12-15.  My question here is whether or not to the GIS portions of the conference will be minimized in this new format.   As we know, there was a significant response […]


“Million Dollar Blocks” mapping project

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The Spatial Information Design Lab at Columbia University has been working with the Justice Mapping Center to map the phenomenon of “million dollar blocks” in US cities. These are US Census Blocks where the cost of incarcerating the residents of that block who are in prison is $1 million or more. The aim of the […]