Category Archives: GIS in the news
Louisa Winchell, Matt Shelley-Reade, and Sam Raby presented visual geographies through story maps at Wesleyan’s Visualizing Knowledge Exhibition. Sam’s “The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Mapping Relocation” story map won 3rd prize. Read more at http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2017/05/12/students-showcase-research-at-visualizing-knowledge-exhibition/.
Different universities, non-profits, and volunteers are attempting to relocate federal data sources… See some examples at Adaptation Clearinghouse and elsewhere. Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data
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Wildlife Conservation Society Canada released a story map to share data and information about mineral exploration in Ontario’s boreal caribou ranges: http://wcs-global.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=69ce6f567b4e415d8e3bb6e4c8634b88
View thirty-year compilations of satellite images for anywhere on Earth.
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A recent Daily Mail article describes two different maps of US river systems.