NORAD to track Santa for 50th year

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This is great for all of you who celebrate Christmas and have kids! I even remember watching the news breaks on Christmas Eve as NORAD tracked the sleigh across Europe and over the North Atlantic before I had to go to bed. While there isn’t an interactive map you can check out the website at […]

Welcome to the GEODE Initiative!

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The GEODE (Geographic Data in Education) Initiative “is dedicated to the improvement of Earth and environmental science education through the use of data visualization and analysis tools to support inquiry-based pedagogy.” The have created two data viewers that are available for download: My World GIS (45 day demo version) and WorldWatcher. These software packages are […]

GLIS Annual GIS competition for high schools

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The Geographic and Land Information Society has announced their Annual GIS Competion for high schools, sponsored by ESRI. Basically, high schools submit projects to the competition by the deadline of March 15, 2006, and the winners will be notified by April 1st. Entry forms, rules for project submissions, and information on prizes can be found […]

Web Mapping hits the Big Time!

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Check out this hilarious video from Saturday Night Live (SNL), where Yahoo Maps, Mapquest, and Google Maps get a nod. The site’s been getting hit pretty heavily, so it might load a little slowly Via YouTube