A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 400

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 400
March 17, 2013

Main Topic: Losing the G and disconnecting the IS

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    Music

  • This week’s podsafe music: “The Night Pat Murphy Died” by Great Big Sea



  • News

  • Michael Batty awarded Lauréat Prix International de Géographie Vautrin Lud
  • US weather forecasting models lagging behind
  • eSpatial release free software
  • ENVI Services Engine
  • Google is changing on us again
  • Google to teach privacy


  • WebCorner

  • Map Projection Transitions


  • Main topic

  • This week, we discuss the changes in the GIS and geospatial industry as the separation between GIScience and GIS as a tool continue to widen along with the role of the cloud on user interaction with the systems they are utilizing in their work.


  • Tip of the week

  • National Geographic’s Fieldscope.org


  • Events Corner

  • GIS|SIG: 16 April, Pittsford, NY
  • FOSS4G Central and Eastern Europe: 17-19 June, Bucharest
  • GeoDesign Summit Europe: 19-20 September, Herwijnen, Netherlands


  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri

  • The Esri Petroleum GIS Conference will be held May 7-9 in Houston, Texas. Attend the conference to learn how GIS can help track assets, evaluate infrastructure, and monitor energy production for greater efficiency. Visit esri.com/petroleum-energy for more information and to register.
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    Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.