While the podcast has been recorded, I am writing today and won’t get a chance to put the pieces together and post it until late tonight or Monday morning. Apologies for the delay.
Frank has provided us with our second column entitled “One Map to Rule Them AllÃ¢â‚¬Â¦”, his views on the background of webmaps.
By: Frank, September 17, 2005 Maps are cool. Geographers have known this for years. The rest of the world is just figuring this out. Stuff has a spatial relationship to other stuff and we can easily show what it is Ã¢â‚¬â€œ with a map! Luckily there has been an explosion in online map making tools […]
By: Jesse, August 19, 2005 This is the first installment of The VerySpatial Classroom, a column on VerySpatial.com intended to provide information on, and answer questions regarding, Geography and geospatial technologies. While the main goal of the VerySpatial Classroom is to support the Classroom Podcast Episodes that are coming in the future, we will also […]
In the September issue of GeoWorld, Daniel Sui has a short article discussing the notion of a humanistic GIScience and how geospatial technologies can play a broader role in defining and representing complexe realities You can read the article here
Yes, that’s right. According to the press release, this new personal GPS unit has full GPS capabilities, e-911, two-way voice speaker phone, and programmable buttons for one-touch dialing, and is the size of a key chain. However, it costs almost $500 and, after the first year, loos like you have to pay for the GPS […]
This is another in the line of UK sites we have pointed out this week. Voices maps recordings of interviews with British residents from England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Through these you can get a sense of the linguisitic and cultural differences as you move through the country. Some of the recordings include colorful langauge, […]
One of our professors who is from the UK showed us this site with maps, photos and other information about the National Trail system. If you are visiting, or even live there, and want to know about hiking all over England or just learn about the different regions, check out this site http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/index.asp?PageId=1
This is an interesting note on how we have been altering the climate for quit some time. Carl Sauer was conducting research in the early part of the last century on how prehistoric peoples in the New World have been altering the landscape by clearing large areas. This of course can be linked to altering […]
This is, along with the discussion on data vs interface taking place on various blogs today, a nice lead-in to our podcast this weekend on ‘What is geographic information’. With the software that are being used and the data needs of today the maps abstraction, which can be tied to its art, has decreased. GeoPlace.com […]