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New poll: What is your desktop GIS

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I forgot to activate this poll a few weeks ago when I created it to go with our Desktop GIS episode, but it is always a relevant question. What is your desktop GIS package of choice? I think we know who will end up with the top spot, but I am curious how the distribution […]

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Rocket Science 101 from NASA

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As we all know, rockets are what launch the remote sensing satellites that many of us depend on for our geospatial data into orbit. So, while not strictly geography-related, rocket science is still essential and now NASA is giving everyone a chance to be a rocket scientist with their Rocket Science 101 website. You can […]

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Google Maps of Active Volcanoes

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If you’re like me, when you go to plan your summer vacation, weird questions like, “Is there a major earthquake fault or active volcano in the area?” will eventually come up. Now you don’t have to worry about those pesky active volcanoes in your holiday planning! The site features a google mashup with the Smithsonian […]

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Google’s Summer of Green Map Guides

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Google, in conjunction with Earth Day Network, has released a series of Google Maps mashups for five US cities (Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, and San Francisco) that offer vacationers environmentally friendly attractions and facilities. Each city also has a video tour available. So make every day EarthDay (yes, I had to go […]