Spatial multimedia (pictures, video, audio, etc linked to a specific location) has been a goal for many researchers over the last decade in order to link qualitative information to the more quantitative GIS information. Now with the explosion of web-based mapping it has become a simple task to create hyperlink this media to specific locations.
I have the quick ArcReader example ready that I mentioned earlier this week on the podcast. You can download the file at http://www.veryspatial.com/download/WVU-Example.pmf. To vew the file you will need to download ArcReader 9.1 from here. This is only meant to give you a quick example. To see a great 3D mapping application check out
I will be testing out a couple of new themes and customizing them in the next few days to determine the one we like best. This shouldn’t have too much of an impact on the site since most everything is dynamic content. If you had formed a strong attachment to the original design let me
There has been quite a bit of research into semantic interoperability in web mapping. This extension takes this idea one step further and ties the semantics of the web to the map itself giving the user the ability to aggregate web information then viewing the information via Google Maps. I will try to do a
Here is an article from Directions Magazine on a new grant to the Geospatial Information and Technology Association and the Association of American Geographers to help “grow the geospatial workforce” http://www.directionsmag.com/article.php?article_id=926
A nice little note on Geotagging. The Map Room: Geotagging Roundup http://www.mcwetboy.com/mt/mt-tb.cgi/881
Backstory: I bought Konfabulator a month ago…a great program that lets you use desktop widgets with Windows (hurry to Intel, Apple!)… Action: Yahoo! bought the parent company 2 weeks ago and will be releasing the next version as freeware Result: The company is refunding the purchase to anyone who bought the current version! So cool!!
Near real-time tracking of the ISS and satellites at NASA – Science@NASA J-Track 3D
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As most of us in the eastern part of the US know the West Nile Virus is here to stay. Take a look at how CNN present the spatial distribution of the virus in the US. CNN.com Specials