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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 612

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10 February 2019

Discussion with Dr David Padgett about Environmental Justice and community mapping.

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  • Topic:
    This week Barb and Frank talk to Dr David Padgett of Tennessee State University about his work on Environmental Justice (as part of and in conjunction with Social Justice), community mapping, and teaching science to K-12 science teachers to ensure that the next generation has a strong foundation for, and understanding of, science.

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 611

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    Shownotes – Episode 611
    27 January 2019

    Discussion around spatial stories.

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  • Topic:
    This week we talked about various aspect of spatial stories including:
    Story maps
    Storytelling

  • Stories
  • Narratives
  • 3D

  • Interactive and immersive
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Spatial stories separate from storyline
  • Grand narrative/multivocality
  • Role of creator
    Curator of spatial data to be basis of story

    Pennsylvania GeoDev Summit: 4 March, Harrisburg, PA

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 610

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    Shownotes – Episode 610
    13 January 2019

    Catching up on CES and recent news.

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  • Topic:
    CES Highlights

  • Heathrow and Gatwick airports buy anti-drone systems after scare
  • China’s lander on the far side of the moon
  • Worldview-4
  • Events
    Pennsylvania GeoDev Summit: 4 March, Harrisburg, PA

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 608

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    Shownotes – Episode 608
    16 December 2018

    Catching up on the news.

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  • Topic:

  • Amazon patent application for Ring doorbell and facial recognition
  • NYT on apps and location privacy
  • ArcGIS Online – December updates
  • Mars InSight lander
  • Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two test flight
  • Japanese company Axelspace secures funding for new remote sensing constellation
  • Rocket Labs launches cubesats
  • NASA and UN FAO launch Collect Earth Online
  • Terrestrial backup for GPS
  • QZSS is officially on for use
  • FCC approves use of Galileo
  • Events Corner:

  • QGIS UC and Dev Meeting: 4-10 March, A Coruña, Spain – abstracts due 21 December
  • GIS Pro: 28 September – 2 October, New Orleans – abstracts due 19 February
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 606

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    Shownotes – Episode 606
    28 October 2018

    Spooky places.

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  • Topic:

  • Halloween/Geography of spooky places (some real, some kind of real)
  • Sunnydale, Amityville, etc…
  • https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/10/151018-bermuda-triangle-gaza-strip-amityville-ngbooktalk/
  • https://www.livescience.com/29771-worlds-scariest-places.html
  • https://www.nationalgeographic.org/geostory/scary-stories/
  • https://www.fastcompany.com/3020663/map-your-favorite-scary-movies-with-the-geography-of-horror
  • Atlas Obscura -Abandoned Amusement Parks
  • Events

  • Haunted Boston Ghost Tours, Boston, MA
  • Hermitage Ghost Tours, Nashville, TN
  • Haunted History Tours, New Orleans, LA
  • Music: Theme for “The Mad Thinker” by Dr. Frankenstein

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 605

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    Shownotes – Episode 605
    14 October 2018

    Jeff Jalbrzikowski of NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey.

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  • Topic:

  • URISA has released a white paper on defining boundaries of practice between Surveyors and GIS professionals (PDF)
  • FAA Reauthorization Act signed
  • FAA reauth changes to sUAS
    • Recreation use aligns with commercial use, including airman knowledge test
    • Commercial operators will need to provide privacy policy
    • As part of Preventing Emerging Threats Act, Anti-drone tech can be researched and agencies have ability to disable UAS considered a ‘credible threat” to facilities
  • FAA adds more Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) providers
  • ArcGIS Online September updates
  • Interview:

  • Jeff Jalbrzikowski of NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey talks about the upcoming North American Terrestrial Reference Frame of 2022 which will replace the current NAD83.
  • Events

  • European Drone Expo: 15-17 March, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2019 Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 11-14 June, Atlanta, GA
  • Interdrone: 3-6 September, Las Vegas, NV
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 604

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    Shownotes – Episode 604
    30 September 2018, International Podcast Day

    A review of Remote Sensing satellites and sites.

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  • Topic:
    Satellites in Global Development
    Remote sensing data – some sensors and sources

  • Libra
  • Sentinel Data Access
  • GOES-16 imagery links
  • Earth Explorer
  • ESA Earth Online
  • NASA Worldview
  • N2y0
    Stuff in Space
    Commercial example – DigitalGlobe EarthWatch
    Commercial example – Planet Labs Planet Explorer
    Specialized – ICESat data
    Specialized – NOAA NCEI Satellite Data Access
    Specialized – GOSAT – Greenhouse Gases

    Events
    Go out and participate in an event. Check out:

  • ASPRS
  • ISPRS
  • UAS conferences
  • Podcast

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 603

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    Shownotes – Episode 603
    23 September 2018

    Dr. Matthew Wilson on University of Kentucky.

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  • Topic:
    Barb and Frank sat down with Dr Matthew Wilson from the Department of Geography at University of Kentucky to talk about his perspective on where GIS and Geography sit in the public perspective and his book New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map.

    Events
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