I was too lazy to blog this myself when I saw it last week so I will let the folks over at DownloadSquad do it for me. High resolution imagery is my master…
The photo sharing site Smugmug, Inc. announced the launch of smugMaps, which allows users to combine photos and maps. Here is a link to the press release on Geocommunity
and a link to the smugMaps website
This is a list sent to us by Edward, a listener, of disk based GIS systems. These are bootable systems that do not require you to istall anything to your computer. I am only familiar with a couple of these, so I will have to look into most of them myself. If you are looking into them and would like to write a review of your experiences send it to us and we will post it as one of our review columns. Have fun playing with them.
BBC article on the neverending search engine battle.
This article from GeoCommunity’s Spatial News will tell you….
The NRCS’s Web Soil Survey has finally gone live. I have seen it since its alpha, and it is a good substitution to the hard copy soil reports. The WSS is built on ArcServer and ArcSDE technologies and will continue to grow. Take a look to see what they have implemented and I will try to remember to blog any big changes.
Here are a couple of links from Download Squad relating to Yahoo Maps, Google Maps, and VirtualEarth. Take a look.
Via Virtual Earth is a site for those interested in Microsoft’s Virtual Earth, and includes developer tips, articles, a Site Gallery, Blog, and other features.
On Monday, Boost Mobile launched their new GPS-based games, Swordfish and Torpedo Bay by Blister Entertainment. According to the article, “Starting today, Boost customers are the first and only mobile phone users in the nation to be able to download and play location-based GPS (Global Positioning System) games on their wireless phones.”
This is an article from Geoplace about the Time Team and its use of GIS to map Roman sites in Britain