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New York City Transportation Apps

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The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)  has been in the news this week for it’s new Subway Time app, but that isn’t the only transportation app that they or several other creative individuals have created to use in the city. There are over 65 officially sanctioned MTA apps including the Exit Strategy NYC which […]

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So long and thanks for all the pics…

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With the USGS announcement today that Landsat 5 will be decommissioned in the coming months we would like to pull together a couple of panels for podcasts in January and March. The first will focus on Landsat 5 and its contribution to science and our knowledge of the planet. If you would like to join […]

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Mapping defibrillators

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The Wall Street Journal featured a health article on the need to map automated external defibrillators for heart attack response, “The Device that Saves Lives, But Can Be Hard To Find”.    Like many health saving devices, such as fire hydrants, many locations aren’t compiled in one easy to access location. The University of Pennsylvania […]

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Moon’s Gravity Mapped To The Micron

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Gizmodo has a really cool article about NASA’s attempts to map the moon’s odd gravity down to the micron. Two orbiters around the moon are part of the GRAIL program have been tasked with measuring the moon’s micro gravity in an attempt to understand the moon’s interior structure. The two orbiters have been collecting data […]

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Intern sought for Spring 2013

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We are looking for one or two interns to support blog and podcast activities on VerySpatial.com for the Spring 2013 semester. Any undergraduate or graduate student in Geography or a related field can apply. Activities for the internship will include: research content for podcast and blog, write weekly short blog posts on current news items, […]