Do Geographers Need More Sleep?

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Here’s an interesting article about the effects of sleep deprivation. The interesting note is that sleep deprivation appears to most aversely affect spatial learning and spatial tasks! So if you’re having trouble with any of your GIS projects, maybe you need more sleep….? The full article.

Want to do your part for science?

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on Sunday at approximately 1:56am Pacific Standard Time, the Stardust capsule will be re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere on its way back from space with its precious load of comet dust collected from the comet Wild 2. Researchers need volunteers to observe the Stardust capsule’s re-entry (although obviously you would be to be in the western […]

The changing US commercial remote sensing industry

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According to an article in yesterday’s Rocky Mountain News, 2006 is going to be a year of change for the US commercial remote sensing imagery, as new high-resolution satellite are launched to meet the needs of both government and, increasingly, private customers. In addition, Orbimage’s $58.5 million purchase of Space Imaging, Inc. may have an […]

Landsat 8?

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One of our listeners, Michelle, emailed us with a link to an article in the Sioux Falls, SD Argus Leader online newspaper, which states that an announcement was made quietly just before Christmas that there will be a new satellite, hopefully launching in 2010, to continue the Landsat mission. The article only provides a few […]

VerySpatial in the AAG Newsletter

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We were mentioned in an article on Geography Awareness Week events (on p9 for those of you who receive the newsletter).รƒโ€šร‚ย  Nothing big but it gets our name out to an audience we haven’t had a chance to push ourselves on yet ๐Ÿ™‚ As for those of you visiting from the AAG, welcome and we […]