This image was taken inside the main house at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site between Georgetown and Charleston, SC.
I have a few interviews from the AAG and FOSS4G-NA that I was able to edit this weekend. Between the regular avsp episodes and the Spatial Conversations (13-17) we will be releasing an episode every 5 days or so through our 11th anniversary episode (550) on July 24.
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 536 17 January 2016 Topics include: Delhi, CES, NY Public Library, Microsoft, and Earth(s) Click to directly download MP3 Click for the detailed shownotes
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 524 2 August 2015 This week we try a new discussion format for the podcast Click to directly download MP3 Click for the detailed shownotes
Today in history, most people celebrate the invention of the airplane. Along with asking the popular question – Did the Wright Brothers invent anything else? On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers were the first to fly a controllable self-propelled airplane. However, geospatial professionals also celebrate the Wright Brothers contribution to the field of remote […]
Take the way back machine to the first GIS Day in Spring of 1999. ESRI ARC News Online announced GIS Day 1999 Slated for November! According to the press release, ESRI told users to “Get ready to learn more about GIS and geography. The National Geographic Society, the Association of American Geographers (AAG), and Esri are announcing […]
Each year the number of media sources using interactive election maps increases, from search engines like Bing Elections to newspapers of record like the New York Times Elections 2014, to public television like PBS.org, or media like USA Today. Even Facebook has added an ‘I voted‘ button. Some are created in-house using geospatial software like ESRI GIS for Elections […]
Geospatial technology is changing the legal environment in several distinct ways that have made the news recently. The first is the relatively new legal speciality of Spatial Law. According to GeoLaw, a Virginia law firm specializing in geospatial legal issues or Spatial Law, the rapid growth of geospatial technology has created the need for specialized knowledge of […]
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has introduced some very exciting backyard citizen science applications that utilize remote sensing data. One of them is The YardMap citizen science project funded by the National Science Foundation Information Education Program or advancing informal STEM Learning (AISL), as it is known now. YardMap is designed to cultivate a richer understanding […]
Today is World Fish Migration Day 2014. It is a one day global initiative to create awareness of the importance of open rivers and migratory fish with over 70 organization supporters worldwide. It is also a very geospatial day because much of the outreach, education, and work being done is spatial. If you want to […]