A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 295
March 14, 2011
Main Topic: Our conversation on the increasingly visible role of geospatial technologies in natural disaster response and hazards research
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This week’s podsafe music: “Re: Your Brains” by Jonathan Coulton
UK over reliant on GPS?
OpenGeo Suite Enterprise 2.4.0
Beta 1 of MapGuide Maestro 3.0
US Redistricting in the news – Examples:
Japan Sendai Earthquake data portal
This week we share some of our thoughts on the increasingly important, and visible, role of geospatial technologies in reacting to natural disasters such as the Japan earthquake and tsunami through mapping, location-based social media, and remotely-sensed imagery. We also touch on the role of geospatial technologies in hazards research.
Tip of the Week
TUgis 2011: 23-24 March, Towson University, MD
Third Global Conference on Economic Geography 2011: Space, Economy and Environment : 28 June – 2 July, Seoul, South Korea
6th International Conference of Critical Geography: 16-20 August, Frankfurt, Germany
Autodesk University 2011: 29 November – 1 December, The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV
This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri
The Esri Technical Certification Program recognizes expertise in desktop, developer, and enterprise use of Esri technology. GIS professionals can take exams to achieve Esri technical certification to demonstrate their proficiency using Esri software. For more information and to register for an exam, visit www.esri.com/certification.