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Remote Sensing Used to Discover Ancient Roman Site

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Really, what CAN’T geospatial do?  Researchers out of University of Padua in Italy took aerial photos of an area just north of Venice and discovered what used to be Altinum, a thriving city that existed before Venice.  The site is fairly unique in that it’s one of the few places that haven’t been built upon […]

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Adobe Acrobat and geospatial information

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I was catching up on my email this morning, and got a note that Adobe has started an Acrobat Geospatial and Mapping Forum for its users to discuss topics related to using Acrobat and spatially-enabled PDFs for geospatial applications. Although I often export maps and other documents as PDFs, I’m not really that familiar with […]

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Eye-Fi SD Card Adds Geotagging to Pics

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Engadget is reporting the release of Eye-Fi’s new WiFi enabled SD card.  It provided automatic geotagging for life for all your pictures.  The product is designed specifically to work with iPhoto and all things Mac, which should be an exceptionally nice integration into iPhoto 09’s new geotagging features with ‘Places’.  The press release is a […]

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Episode 210 up late Tuesday

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UPDATE: I made to campus…but the podcast files are at home. I will upload them Wednesday morning. This lack of wifi is painful, but will hopefully be resolved as soon as we get to NC next week. Apologies for the delay this week but Comic-con was a wonderful AND draining experience. Connect that to the […]

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Some thoughts on making the UC better

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The ESRI sessions are a great place to really see what the people in our field are doing.  The diversity is really inspiring.  Occasionally I’ll get the random person who’ll ask, “What can you do with GIS?”  I’d love to have a copy of the User Conference program to whip out when that happens and […]

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AVSP Roadshow – GISetc

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We spoke with Roger Palmer of GISetc about their efforts in educating educators and students about Geography through GIS and GPS. Click here to download the episode in MP3 format

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Tweet4Trees drive round-up

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For our fourth anniversary we decided to recognize our listeners and winners while also supporting the environment. On that note we announced our Tweet4Trees drive a while back suggesting that we would donate $1 per person following us at http://twitter.com/veryspatial as of our recent AVSP: Live! show, with the stipulation of up to 500 people. […]

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Week 1 in San Diego down

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The ESRI Education and International User Conferences are behind us. Once again we talked to a great group of folks from authors to presenters to companies. We will be starting things off on Sunday when we release our live show and then over the next 4-6 weeks we will be rolling out the interviews and […]