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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 308

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 308
June 12, 2011

Main Topic: Recent conference highlights and trends

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Ghost Maps” by The Minor Leagues
  • News

  • NASA launches new climate monitoring satellite
  • Citizen-commission drawn California redistricting maps may bring a big shakeup in CA politics
  • EPA Apps for the environment competition
  • Second round finalists for the National GTCM student competition
  • Web Corner

  • The Spatial History Project
  • Main Topic

  • The recent Bentley, Hexagon, and PB Insights conferences have highlighted a wealth of new and upcoming technologies. We discuss these technologies and some of the trends they represent.
  • Tip of the Week
    National Academies Press opens PDF downloads for free

    Events Corner

  • Assoc. of Pacific Coast Geographers/AAG Pacific Coast Division Meeting: 28 Sept. – Oct. 1, San Francisco, CA – Registration opens June 15th
  • AAG Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Division Meeting : 6-8 October, Denver, CO
  • AAG Southwestern Division Meeting : 10-12 November, Austin, TX
  • AAG Annual Meeting 2012: 24-28 February, New York City – Call for Papers now open
  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri
    Arc Hydro Groundwater: GIS for Hydrogeology, from Esri Press, describes the groundwater data model, a new geodatabase design for representing groundwater systems using ArcGIS software. The book describes a science-based methodology that federal, state, and regional groundwater agencies can use when researching and resolving water resource issues. For more information, visit www.esri.com/esripress.