OGC requesting public comment on geospatial Web Processing Service specification

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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is requesting public comment on a candidate specification for a geospatial Web Processing Service. This specification was developed to provide a standardized interface for accessing and publishing geospatial processes, which include any calculation or operation which utilizes spatially referenced data. Comments can be submitted via the OGC website, and the […]

A Very Spatial Podcast on ZENcast.com

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Creative is getting into the podcasting thing, and has a new service up and running called ZENcast. We checked it out, and A VerySpatial Podcast is in fact listed in their Educational category So, if you want another place where you can subscribe to our podcast, check out ZENcast.com

National Geographic Award in Mapping

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Undergraduates and Master’s degree students are eligible to apply for the National Geographic Award in Mapping, which consists of a prize of $1200 and National Geographic map products for the winner. The award is administered through the Cartography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers, but you do not need to be a member […]


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I haven’t taken more than a cursory glance, but this is a link to the Google Earth War game. Looks fun if you don’t have people giving you significant looks reagrding your disseration stuff. Take a look if you have time and are so inclined. GEwar

Update on VirtuSphere

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A while back I posted an entry about the VirtuSphere, an immersive virtual reality environment that has been getting a lot of attention. An article posted on the University of Washington’s The Daily website gives a nice summary of the VirtuSphere development, where it has been seen and what the developers are planning for the […]

Audio from the mainstream

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Two new mainstream media audio programs leaped onto the scene today. OnPoint, an NPR program, hosted a program titled The Geospatial Web that covered the ubiquitousness of geospatial technologies, much of it mentioned on this weeks podcast and some that is planned for this weekends podcast when we look at Peter Morville’s Ambient Findability. BBC4’s […]