But don’t let the title fool you. Those of us using geospatial technologies in conjunction with enterprise databases use SQL more often than we would probably like and could use someone to point out solutions before we trip over similar issues.
Check it out at SQL for Geographers
Here’s a short article on online map resources available in China, from the English language online edition of the Shanghai Daily.
The 3D mapping features on Shanghai’s E-city government website were mentioned in the article, but I had a lot of trouble getting the English version page to load, so I will have to try again later I guess.
Still, it is interesting to see how online mapping is being incorporated into daily lives in different parts of the world.
Natural hazards mapping…NASA…satellite imagery. What more do you need on Halloween night…other than candy corn.
EO Natural Hazards: Natural Hazards Main Page
Back in the fall of 2004 the BBC news site started a series called “Planet under pressure”. It covers alot of the important issues facing the world including global warming, pollution, and hunger.
BBC NEWS | Planet under pressure
We received the press release this morning for the Boston HyperMap Atlas from StrataVarious, Inc. which pairs Google Maps with the interactive HyperMap Atlas to link together the basic web mapping interface with an atlas that provides all kinds of information, from historic landmarks to government buildings, to hotels and shopping.
I checked the site out and it’s a pretty cool app. I especially like the historic map layer (since history is one of my specialties) Anyway, definitely check out this site.
StrataVarious, Inc. Boston HyperMap Atlas
Poly9 has created a cool Virtual Earth map showing haunted places in the US. Check it out at Hauntedmap.com
A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 15
October 30, 2005
Main Topic: Digital Cartography
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Main topic: Digital cartography. News: ArcGIS Explorer, Metafunction, Student Satellite, Missing map
The folks at Cartography have just completed a 9 part series on the state of online mapping as follows:
2) Google Maps/Local
6) MSN Maps
7) Rand McNally
8) Yahoo! Maps