Jesse’s wrap up

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I have been bouncing around this week due to work and haven’t posted very much, but instead of filling up the page and RSS feed with a few notes all at once I am going to just touch on a few announcements in one post. ESRI has released the proceedings from this past weeks Health […]

GeoPrinter.com

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Some of you may have seen this site on the sidebar ads over the last few days. I had often wondered if anyone other than Kinko’s would offer large format printing. GeoPrinter goes one step forward to offer giant plot sizes and next day printing. If you know someone who doesn’t have a large format […]

Using GIS technology to help in gene research

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METAFUNCTIONS, an interdisciplinary European Union project that began on Oct. 1st, 2005, is developing a data-mining system that can help identify relationships between sequenced genes and their environmental contexts. One part of this project is to use GIS functionaly, including the development of a “Genome MapServer”, to map and analyze the spatial characteristics of data […]

Precision farming using digital mapping

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This is an interesting article from the online edition of Capital Press Agriculture Weekly discussing how farmers in Oregon are beginning to use digital mapping technologies in precision farming. By using accurate field mapping and overlays with information like soil type, the farmers can concentrate fertilizer application and track yields and productivity. It just shows […]

GISuser.com photos on flickr

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GISuser.com’s Flickr photo gallery has tons of photos of web mapping and GIS examples, including lots of Google Maps mash-ups and other themed maps. Most of the photo descriptions have links to the actual websites, so if you’re looking for a quick roundup of what’s out there, check it out.

Final call for participants for blog panel at AAG

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I still have a spot for a blogger or podcaster (or just someone who is interested in talking about blogs and podcasts) who plans to attend the AAG meetings in Chicago in March and who is interested in participating in a panel session on the use of these new technologies. If you are interested please […]