The NRCS’s Web Soil Survey has finally gone live. I have seen it since its alpha, and it is a good substitution to the hard copy soil reports. The WSS is built on ArcServer and ArcSDE technologies and will continue to grow. Take a look to see what they have implemented and I will try to remember to blog any big changes.
This is our first mention (that I know of) on an outside site. Between getting a few emails and this plug there is a little pressure to make this podcast and blog all it can be. On that note, we hope to have our first column up this weekend, with our second close on its heels if Frank gets it to us before he starts his first semester of course work toward his next in a string of degrees.
Here are a couple of links from Download Squad relating to Yahoo Maps, Google Maps, and VirtualEarth. Take a look.
Via Virtual Earth is a site for those interested in Microsoft’s Virtual Earth, and includes developer tips, articles, a Site Gallery, Blog, and other features.
This is an article about a Bryce like product. It doesn’t have direct ties to existing real world data, it does allow you to make a lovely, photorealistic, world of your own.
We have so many choices for Atlantis that you have to wonder whatever happened to Mu…I guess the Indian & Pacific Oceans are just too big.
On Monday, Boost Mobile launched their new GPS-based games, Swordfish and Torpedo Bay by Blister Entertainment. According to the article, “Starting today, Boost customers are the first and only mobile phone users in the nation to be able to download and play location-based GPS (Global Positioning System) games on their wireless phones.”
This is an article from Geoplace about the Time Team and its use of GIS to map Roman sites in Britain
Amazon’s A9 search engine couldn’t be left behind of course. They have had their block views for over a year now and they make one of the best examples of spatial multimedia out there without being attachment to a map. Head over to http://maps.a9.com/ to take a look and check out the press release link below.
I believe this question mirrors most everyone’s sentiments.