A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 410

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 410
May 26, 2013

Main Topic: Catching up on some geo news

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “If this geek ruled the world” by Geoff Smith

  • News

  • National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations
  • Potential data gaps for polar-orbiting US weather satellites
  • Unity makes mobile game development tools free to small developers
  • SketchUp Pro 2013 and SketchUp Make released
  • FourSquare give Lumia users added features
  • LiveSight comes to Here Maps for WinPhone8
  • TomTom adds Traffic Camera API
  • Google Maps update with revamped interface – still in invited preview

  • Web Corner

  • Population Pyramid

  • Tip of the week

  • LDCM – The Long Swath

  • Events Corner

  • VISualize 2013: 11-12 June, Washington, DC
  • ICGIS – International Conference on Geographic Information Systems: 28-29 March, Madrid, Spain
  • MAGIC 2014: Biennial MidAmerica GIS Symposium: 27 April-1 May, Kansas City, MO
  • Delmarva GIS Conference 2014: 8 May, Dover, DE

  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri

  • The newest release of ArcGIS API for Flex includes improvements for routing, geocoding, and localization. The free API lets you create custom web applications using the mapping capabilities of ArcGIS for Server. For more information and to download, visit esri.com/flex.
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    Written by

    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.