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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 481

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 481
5 October 2014

Main Topic: Re-discovered interviews

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  • Code Monkey by Jonathan Coulton

  • News

  • Excavation of ancient tomb site in Amphipolis, Greece continues to amaze scholars
  • New detailed map of sea floor uses sea-surface topography
  • NASA Earth Observatory releases image set showing continued loss of Aral Sea
  • Google and Microsoft mapping favelas in Brazil
  • OpenStreetMap volunteers help to map ebola crisis zones in West Africa
  • ArcGIS 10.3 prerelease coming this week (ArcGIS Pro availability)
  • USGIF scholarship winners

  • Web Corner

  • MapScholar

  • Main topic

  • This week we feature short conversations with Rene Smit, 2013 Esri Young Scholars recipient and Rachel Headley of the USGS highlighting Landsat’s 40th anniversary in 2012

  • Events Corner

  • DHC – Chicago Symposium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science: 23-24 October, Evanston, IL
  • New Directions in the Humanities – From ‘Digital Humanities’ to a Humanities of the Digital: 17-19 June, Vancouver, BC
  • DH 2015 – Global Digital Humanities: 29 June-3 July, Sydney, Australia