British Geological Survey Maps

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The British Geological Survey, the world’s oldest national geological survey, is offering GEOSCIENCE, a free service for sharing geospatial information including maps, 3D maps, and photographs. The GEOSCENIC is really cool because it is geological photos from their archives that can be used free of charge for non-commercial purposes. They have a make-a-map function for […]

The Geospatial Semester – a great program for high school students in Virginia through JMU

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James Madison University has a great new partnership with high school in Virginia for a program called The Geospatial Semester . From the Geospatial Semester webpage: “The Geospatial Semester is a unique partnership between high schools in Virginia and the Integrated Science and Technology department at James Madison University (JMU). High school seniors participating in […]

USGIF Scholarships – deadline May 29

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We recently had the chance to talk to Keith Masback, President of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, back on Episode 189 of the podcast. Part of the conversation was on the thousands of dollars that give away each year to students who are interested in pursuing a degree that leads to a geospatial intelligence […]

Sleep on it…well, yeah

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Another random aside from Jesse…I have noticed a few different sources talking about the fact that information is best distributed in manageable amounts with sleep or significant rest time between portions (of knowledge). The fact that so many people are talking about this surprises me, not because it isn’t true, but because of the amount […]