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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 490

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 490
8 December 2014

strong>Main Topic: Our conversation revisiting the history of GIS, Episode 3 of AVSP

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    Music

  • Greensleeves by Derek Miller

  • News

  • White House OSTP issues RFI for microsatellites in civil earth observation
  • SPOT7 Commercial release
  • USGS releases new version of Lidar Base Specification
  • Optech introduces multispectral Lidar sensor
  • Galileo repositioning & GLONASS-K1 launched
  • IBM’s Watson Analytics open in public beta
  • Nature to make digital access available
  • Autodesk’s education software going free globally

  • Web Corner

  • Esri’s Cool Maps

  • Main topic

  • This week we revisit our conversation from Episode 3 (way back in August 2005!) on the history of GIS.

  • Events Corner

  • EUROGEO Annual Conference: 21-22 May, Ankara, Turkey
  • International Conference on Population Geographies: 30 June – 3 July, Brisbane, Australia
  • International Conference of Historical Geographers: 5-10 July, London, UK