In the July issue of Science magazine, a group of leading scientists, including geographers, argue that global land use is now a top environmental issue. Here is the link to a summary of the article: http://www.news.wisc.edu/11357.html
OK, it is late I probably shouldn’t blog just before sleep, but I figured I would forget this link in the morning. The Digg submission linked below is a person who found clouds on the aerial imagery when they were on Google Maps. They don’t say whether they think this is good or bad, but […]
It was great to see the shuttle land safely. I have always been a fan of the space shuttle program, ever since I did a class project on the first shuttle launch.
Continuing my obsession is an article regarding NASA’s new instrument for capturing the martian surface. Please not that they talk about the number of pixels the instrument will collect at a time, but not what the spatial resolution of each pixel will be, which is actually more important for the end-user. The other important information, […]
An interesting perspective on how a Google Maps news link might appear. Poynter Online – E-Media Tidbits
Frank will be joining us to offer a column on the state of web mapping and any other matters he thinks are relevant to the topic of Geography and geospatial technologies.
Here is a follow-up on the Australian security issue…now it isn’t as significant apparently. The Daily Telegraph | Google Earth ‘no security threat’
An interesting article regarding Amazon’s street imaging in urban areas. Wired News: Riding With the Urban Mappers
Here is an article from CNNMoney, talking about the implications of online mapping applications like Google Maps http://money.cnn.com/2005/08/04/technology/techinvestor/tech_biz/index.htm?section=money_latest
Following the ever growing stream on the current WebMapping boom, James, over at Spatially Adjusted, had some thoughts to share. Spatially Adjusted – Blog about ESRI and GIS: Google Maps hackers just don’t get it