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 […]
I have been waiting to get my hands on one before I blogged this. Clearly I have one, a demo unit from ShaperTechnology, and it lives up to its hype. This is a 800×600, 1600 Lumens DLP projector that can project active stereo images at 120 MHz. This means that when used in conjunction with […]
This is more Geology than physical geography, but it is still a great concept for a learning park. BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | First Scottish Geopark launched
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
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.
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/
Extraterrestrial mapping efforts continue 🙂 The future of Hubble may seem similar to that of Landsat 7, but it is still getting the job done. Archives are nice too… BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Hubble reveals new map of Pluto
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 […]
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 […]
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’.