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Caching into Writing

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Geocaching isn’t just for science class or the serious geography geek! A cache is simply a hiding place, and caching is hiding something like a treasure. Nature is full of treasures waiting to be explored. A popular movement called “geocaching” gets folks outside with their GPS units to find treasures hidden by other geocachers. If […]

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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 295

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A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 295 March 14, 2011 Main Topic: Our conversation on the increasingly visible role of geospatial technologies in natural disaster response and hazards research Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes

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Welcome Home, Discovery, and Thanks for the Memories…

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We’ve had more space posts than usual in the last week or so, but I wanted to give a shoutout to the Space Shuttle Discovery and its crew, for the safe landing and the successful completion of its final mission. I’m one of over 80,000 viewers watching the post-landing video stream on NASA TV over […]

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Shuttle Discovery set for its final launch today

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It’s the beginning of the end of an era for NASA’s shuttle program, as Discovery is set for its final launch at 4:50pm EST today, with Endeavor’s final mission currently scheduled for April, and Atlantis’ possibly the summer. I have always been a huge fan of the shuttle program, and can remember when I got […]

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2012 Federal Budget: A Visual

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You have to love Facebook because many times friends will post news articles that you might have missed. Everyone is talking about the new 2012 U.S. Government Budget that just came out. The New York Times has created a visual of the budget with different size blocks representing spending with a rollover to show the […]

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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 291

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A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 291 February 13, 2011 Main Topic: Our conversation with Amy Ballard on the National Geospatial Skills Competition Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes