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avsp howto videocast

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I am thinking about putting together a series of 5 minute howto videocasts for beginners. These would be screen grabs and voice overs of common computer related activities in Geography such as GIS, RS, stats, and some scripting and entry level programming that could help steer folks in the right direction. What I would like […]

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NORAD to track Santa for 50th year

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This is great for all of you who celebrate Christmas and have kids! I even remember watching the news breaks on Christmas Eve as NORAD tracked the sleigh across Europe and over the North Atlantic before I had to go to bed. While there isn’t an interactive map you can check out the website at […]

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Welcome to the GEODE Initiative!

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The GEODE (Geographic Data in Education) Initiative “is dedicated to the improvement of Earth and environmental science education through the use of data visualization and analysis tools to support inquiry-based pedagogy.” The have created two data viewers that are available for download: My World GIS (45 day demo version) and WorldWatcher. These software packages are […]

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MapMemo: Contextualize your files

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MapMemo is a neat little desktop program that let’s you drag and drop any file on a map to create a location-based pointer to the original file. The problems with MapMemo? MacOSX only and if the default map doesn’t work for you then you have to generate your own and bring it in. I also […]

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Planet Geospatial Widget

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As you know, I am all about the widgets. The newest widget on my desktop is the Planet Geospatial RSS widget which pulls from…you guessed…Planet Geospatial. James Fee was nice enough to create this widget for us all to use and it is quite handy if you just want to glance to see the new […]