Poll

Old poll, new poll: March 2011

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Back in January we asked the question “Which Esri Tech Certification are you thinking about?” and we received 88 responses which broke down to: ArcGIS Desktop Associate/Professional – 39% Web Application Developer Associate – 8% Enterprise Geodatabase Management Associate – 1% Enterprise Administration Associate – 1% More than one – 14% Not interested – 37% […]

Environmental

New Jersey’s lost acres

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It’s amazing how often life immitates blog. For a class on qualitative GIS, I put together a Google Earth narrative history of growing up in north west New Jersey. I started with an up close Google Earth view of the lush green forested mountains and rolling farmland hills that I think of when I think […]

GeographyAwareness

Remote Sensing and Freshwater

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This post was written as a guest post for the MyWonderfulWorld blog for Geography Awareness Week. Be sure to head over and check out more of the MWW blog-a-thon for GAW. Continuing Geography Awareness Week, we would like to talk about a topic that brings together geospatial technologies (it is GIS Day after all) with […]

Remote Sensing

More on Earth Observation

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This week’s main topic on the podcast focused on the role of Remote Sensing and Earth Observation. It seems to have been an unintentionally timely topic as the International Astronautical Conference is going on this week (Sept 27-Oct 1). News/press has already come out of the conference about some future satellites that will be up […]

general

Great video introduction to the National Map

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One of the fun things I get to do in prepping for my classes is getting to look at all the amazing video resources out on the interwebs for Geography and geospatial technologies. While putting together my Intro to Mapping lecture, I remembered this great 6-minute video introduction to the National Map, including a little […]

Remote Sensing

ERDAS releases Apollo on the Cloud

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ERDAS has entered the cloud service race with the announcement of Apollo on the Cloud. It is a hosted solution that provides access to Apollo Professional on SkyGone’s servers. We have talked to Mladen Stojic about Apollo on the podcast in the past which is one of ERDAS’s newer products that provides that layer of […]