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An engaging white paper by Diana Sinton, Jon Caris, Niem Huynh, and Meg Stewart posted on Sinton’s TeachGIS blog.
During a crisis the large amounts of crowd-sourced data produced can be overwhelming to analyze. Read more.
To map accurate land use data for modern Chinatown maps in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, volunteers in the three cities went door to door mapping businesses and land use.
A team of drones captured points 20 centimeters apart in order to create a high density 3D point cloud of the Matterhorn.
An interesting infographic illustrating human death tolls of significant events worldwide through time.
ArcGIS for Environmental Analysis, in Akumal, Mexico, south of Cancun, for only $500, December 9-14. The fee benefits local conservation groups by greatly reducing their cost for training. For more information see – http://www.junipergis.com/files/AkumalGISClass.pdf
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. October 29, 12:00-2:00, PAC 100. Short presentation followed by hands-on workshop introducing fundamental concepts and skills to begin using a GIS. Good for beginner or for current GIS users that want to update to ArcGIS 10.2. Participants may attend all or a portion of the workshop. Topics include: what kind … Read more
Using the Where’s George site that tracks dollar bills, a theoretical physicist maps more realistic, “effective” state boundaries. Read more at the original post and at the NPR Krulwich Wonders blog.