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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 634

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 634
28 January 2020

EarthDay turning 50

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  • News:

  • Huawei switching to Tom Tom instead of Google maps because of US ban
  • Increasing number of GLONASS satellites
  • HxDR
  • Topic:

  • Countdown to 50th anniversary of EarthDay
  • Cool Stuff:

  • Satellite map
  • Events Corner:

  • Move2020: 11-12 February, London
  • 10th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition: 17-18 March, Kuala Lumpur
  • GeoIgnite2020: 22-24 June, Ottawa
  • VerySpatialTV Season 5, Episode 09

    Jesse continues his overview of QGIS (3.10) looking at the toolbar and doing a little vector analysis.

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 633

    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 633
    12 January 2020

    Looking back at the last decade

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  • News:

  • CES2020
  • Here’s 3D models help cars
  • Concerns about satellite constellations impacting astronomy
  • Landsat 9 sensors ready, launch at the end of 2020
  • Topics:

  • Why you should understand coding and programming (even if you aren’t planning to code)
  • Web corner:

  • Turn by turnables
  • Events Corner:

  • Hexagon Tour & Live
  • GeoWeek 2020 – ASPRS, ILMF, & MAPPS
  • GISPro 2020
  • A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 632

    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 632
    29 December 2019

    Looking back at the last decade

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  • Topic:
    We talk about some the items that caught our attention over the last decade.

  • The cloud
  • Data privacy and ethics
  • Hardware
  • Data creation and overload
  • Remote Sensing data growth
  • VerySpatialTV Season 5, Episode 08

    Frank discusses some of the aspects of the ‘S’ in GIS.

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 631

    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 631
    16 December 2019

    Skimming a couple of months of news

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  • Topic:

  • New Map of Titan’s Terrain
  • NASA and Boeing prepping Space Launch System (SLS)
  • Google’s New Content Creation Tools for Geography Presentations
  • Google releasing Cardboard as an open source project
  • Google Maps to show which streets have better lighting for walkers
  • Google.org funds Vera to help collect data on prison populations (Vera’s project page)
  • Apple Maps changes to Crimea in Russia (CIA WFB Ukraine)
  • New high-resolution imagery API from Near Space Labs
  • Radiant Earth Foundation releases Radiant MLHub for open access to Earth Observation training data sets
  • Defense Innovation Board unveils AI ethics principles for the Pentagon
  • USDOI grounds drone fleet
  • FAA moving forward to meet recreational UAS pilot test requirement from last falls reauthorization bill
  • Utah Congressman announces (re-establishment) House GIS Working Group
  • Global Flood Monitor
  • Say goodbye to the Foot… the Survey Foot
  • Census Using Online Collection For First Time in 2020
  • VerySpatialTV Season 5, Episode 07

    Jesse begins a series of videos on QGIS by…installing QGIS and opening it.

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 630

    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 630
    30 November 2019

    Where to find geospatial data (a high level skim)

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  • Topic:
    This week we talk about where you can go to download data, with just a few examples.

  • National Map
  • Data.gov
  • Census Bureau
  • EarthExplorer
  • LandsatLook viewer
  • Sentinel remote sensing data access
  • Natural Earth Data
  • OpenStreetMap
  • State data clearinghouses MapWV, PASDA, NCOneMap
  • City data sets – Chicago, Charlotte, New York
  • VerySpatialTV Season 5, Episode 06

    Happy Geography Awareness Week. We will return with a podcast as soon as we have enough voices back after a wave of colds.

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 629

    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 629
    27 October 2019

    Files and data services

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  • Topic:
    This week Frank and Jesse talk about the state of data access as the use of cloud data services continue to gain ground over files downloads.

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