General

BBC NEWS | Ancient humans ‘altered’ climate

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This is an interesting note on how we have been altering the climate for quit some time. Carl Sauer was conducting research in the early part of the last century on how prehistoric peoples in the New World have been altering the landscape by clearing large areas. This of course can be linked to altering […]

General

Google launches blog search beta

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This is a standard text search as opposed to some of the others that search based on tags. A with any attempt to search blog entries, it is quit overwhelming. That said it is still fun to play with. Google BlogSearch Via Digg

Education

BBC NEWS | Award for tsunami warning pupil

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Missed this one over the weekend. A harrowing tale of a girl and her knowledge of physical geography. I will put money that she becomes an english major after all of the press on her physical science prowess 🙂 BBC NEWS | UK | Award for tsunami warning pupil Via Helen’s musings on life etc.

Cartography

Geograph British Isles – photograph every grid square!

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Here is a cool UK website that details a project that “aims to collect a geographically representative photograph for every square kilometre of the British Isles” They bill it as a geography project for the people, since the photos are submitted, and apparently already have 30,000 grid squares covered. http://www.geograph.co.uk/

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Skype-in, skip the email and leave us a voice mail

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We have set up a Skype voice mailbox just as we said we would…5 weeks ago. So, for those of you on Skype, send your comments and questions to my account at jesse-veryspatial and if you aren’t on Skype just pick up your phone and call 304-756-8125. As with any VOIP the sound quality isn’t […]

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Show note feed or mail list?

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Quick survey. Is anyone interested in a dedicated shownote feed (just as the podcast has its own feed) or even a mailing list for the show notes? Both options are fairly simple for me to implement, however I would like to know if anyone would actually use them if I spent to the time setting […]

Education

Second call for AAG panel participants

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I am still looking for bloggers and podcasters who plan to attend the AAG meetings in Chicago in March and who are interested in participating in a panel session on the use of these new technologies. If you are interested please email me at ‘jesse at very spatial dot com’.