WebMapping

Mappr! Where It’s At.

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I know that someone has already blogged this, but I can’t remember who…Either way, Mappr from Stamen Design offers up a flickr/map mashup. They tout themselves as “an interactive environment for exploring place, based on the photos people take.” I would argue they are exploring space, but that isn’t really the point. There are actually […]

Remote Sensing

NASA’s World Wind now has Moon images

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A nice article at NYTimes.com (free registration required) highlights NASA’s World Wind viewer and the ten-terabyte satellite imagery archive that is available and now includes imagery of the lunar surface at a resolution of about 66 feet. Be aware, though, that World Wind requires a high-speed, broadband Internet connection and a computer with pretty decent […]

Events

QGIS Community – Interview with Tim Baggett

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Tim Sutton, a QGIS developer, pointed out their recent interview with Tim Baggett who helped design an OpenSource based system to track ballons for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Check out this informative interview at QGIS Community – Interview with Tim Baggett

WebMapping

Sony’s DRM Damage Mapped

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Sony stepped into all sorts of trouble with thier copy protection scheme on CDs. Although they claim the damage is minimal, the folks over at Doxpara Research claim otherwise. Since Sony’s scheme calls home, the Doxpara folks figured there would an entry in DNS servers around the world showing the call home. Doing an analysis, […]

VirtualEnvironments

Google Middle Earth

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Beginning our cartography focus for the day…From the Shire to Mordor, you can find your way and get to know the landscape with the new Google Middle Earth. Includes a multimedia laden route showing the path of the fellowship. The Toque – Canadian Humour, Parody, & Satire – Google Introduces Google Middle Earth Via OgleEarth […]

General

programmableweb

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programmableweb is a pretty good website all about Web 2.0 and mashups, which of course are a big part of the success of the web mapping phenomenon of Google Maps, Virtual Earth and Yahoo Maps. The associated blog has a lot of good information, so I will be checking that out. There are also other […]

WebMapping

Online Soil Survey: CA, AZ, NV

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A couple of months ago I mentioned the role out of the NRCS’s Web Soil Survey. Today we bring you a localized soil survey page for CA, AZ, an NV out of UC Davis’s California Soil Resource Lab. While portions of the interface are very similar to the NRCS’s product, their site does offer some […]

WebMapping

Virtual Earth $1000 Competition Results

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The winner of the MSN Virtual Earth application contest is MapStats an application that uses Virtual Earth to visualize the locations of visitors to a website. Congratulation! and sorry I was a little late in getting the results posted on the blog. You can check out the full results at ViaVirtualEarth

Human Geography

Maplecroft maps

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Over on the Digital Divide Network, they mentioned an online interactive map illustrating the digital divide. I went to the website, Maplecroft maps, and found a nice interactive mapping tool that has thematic maps for a number of environmental, social, economic, and political topics, including military expenditures, perceptions of corruption, climate change, and poverty. The […]