Category Archives: GIS in the news
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.
Journalists embrace story maps as an interactive news medium.
As the Louisiana’s emergency management agency tries to evaluate flooding damage, one challenge they face is assessing the number and type (commercial, residential, etc.) of damaged structures. However, there is a lack of mapped structures. So volunteers are needed to create an account … Continue reading
National Geographic launched a free website for printing detailed topographical maps: http://petapixel.com/2016/08/06/nat-geo-launches-free-website-printing-detailed-topographical-maps/.
Read about Molly Burhans’ nonprofit called the GoodLand Project, which aims to map church-owned lands using GIS technology and then use the information for better stewardship of the land.