GIS on TV

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I was waiting for my ride to campus this morning and I stumbled across a program on the History Channel called Battlefield Detectives. This episode was about the Battle of Hastings in England in 1066. But what was interesting was a discussion and demonstration of the use of GIS in historic landscape interpretation and reconstruction. […]

avsp drawing/contest #1

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As we have mentioned in the podcasts and show notes, we are hosting our first give away. We will be conducting a drawing on December 2, 2005 of post cards that you send in. Send us a post card, preferably one that shows your area of the world, with your contact information, especially email, to: […]

Online Soil Survey: CA, AZ, NV

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A couple of months ago I mentioned the role out of the NRCS’s Web Soil Survey. Today we bring you a localized soil survey page for CA, AZ, an NV out of UC Davis’s California Soil Resource Lab. While portions of the interface are very similar to the NRCS’s product, their site does offer some […]

avsp GIS Day Podcast

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SE03 will not be from the ASA-CSSA-SSSA conference since I didn’t get any usable audio (what I have is good content, just not good quality). Instead we will be hosting our first avsp GIS Day podcast for release on the 15th or early on the 16th. We hope to cover a bit of an overview […]

European Space Agengy’s Forest Mapping project

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a mapping service called Kyoto-Inventory which utilizes satelllite imagery to assist in annual reporting on afforestation, refforestation, and deforestation as part of the Kyoto Protocol, which is an initiative to reduce greenhouse gases. Kyoto-Inventory was a 3-year demonstration project, and will now continue as part of a larger […]