Physical Systems

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Day three, time to get physical with the next two standards which fall under Element 3, Physical Geography. This element covers quite a bit – everything from climatology to geomorphology is fair game for Physical Geography. While only two US Geography standards are specifically Physical Geography, these are essential parts of Geography and we shouldn’t […]

Places and Regions

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So, today I wanted to talk about the second element in the The US Geography Standards, Places and Regions (If you’d like to take a look at them yourself, The Standards were printed in 1994 under the title Geography for Life by Roger Downs). Place continues to be a central theme in Geography, and regional […]

World in Spatial Terms

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While it is important to take a bit of time out each year to focus on Geography Awareness, there are 51 other weeks in the year where teachers must attempt to impart an understanding of Geography. An uphill battle to be sure. In the United States there is a set of Geography Standards which came […]

Book Review – Remote Sensing for GIS Managers (Aronoff, 2005)

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Recently, we received several books from ESRI Press for reference and review, and first up is Remote Sensing for GIS Managers (2005) edited by Stan Aronoff. Aronoff and his co-authors have provided a comprehensive overview of remote sensing, ranging from the history of remote sensing to types of sensors offering an in-depth and thorough presentation […]

Press Release – January 13, 2006

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PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For information about this announcement, contact: Jesse Rouse VerySpatial, LLC tel: +1-304-756-8125 A VerySpatial Podcast half-year episode featuring interview with Peter Morville Morgantown, WV, January 13, 2006 – VerySpatial, LLC VerySpatial, LLC is pleased to announce that we have reached the 26th episode of A VerySpatial Podcast, which features […]