Archive for December, 2011

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Survey: Geographic Attitudes and Perceptions by Adults

  1. December 23, 2011 8:38:31 PM EST
  2. #Arab mapmaker whose magnum opus lit the way for all who came after him. #explorer #cartography
    December 23, 2011 8:28:04 PM EST
  3. @beyondmaps tweeting top map posts of – what was your favourite in 2011 and why? #cartography #geography
    December 23, 2011 4:05:39 AM EST
  4. Historical cartographic mapping of Massachusetts, 1600-1750 – ArtfixDaily (blog) | #cartography
    December 21, 2011 1:43:00 PM EST
  5. RT @spatialanalysis: The best of 2011 in #maps: #cartography #dataviz
    December 20, 2011 9:51:47 PM EST
  6. Anthropocene Cartography – Mapping Human Influence on Planet Earth
    September 3, 2011 11:47:03 AM EDT
  1. Video — A GIS Journey — National Geographic
    December 23, 2011 6:32:35 PM EST
  2. Geospatial Websites Upgraded: The US Topo and Historical Topographic Map Collection websites had added an interactive map application to the home pages. The flash thumbnails of original maps display all available versions of the featured series in an animated format. The display allows the user to view the maps in chronological order, access larger versions and the map and go directly to the download services. The first showcased series are six topographic maps from the Boothbay, Maine area – ranging from 1893 to the present.,
    December 9, 2011 6:00:36 PM EST
  3. The Geospatial Revolution Project
    October 7, 2011 2:35:15 PM EDT
  4. New edition of Geographic Information Technology by @Geocrusader80 #GIS #geography #remotesensing #cartography #geo
    December 21, 2011 8:32:54 PM EST
  5. How to Fold a Google Map | #geospatial #GIS
    December 22, 2011 9:49:51 AM EST
  6. The past, present & future of #GIS: #geospatial
    December 22, 2011 7:12:30 AM EST
  7. What is Remote Sensing?
    November 21, 2011 4:23:33 PM EST
  8. DMTV #5: Remote Sensing, Haiti and Social Geonetworks
    February 6, 2010 3:44:50 PM EST
  9. Geography is changing
    September 17, 2006 9:24:00 AM EDT
  1. Geography Tutor – Types of Maps and Map Projections
    January 30, 2008 12:54:28 PM EST
  2. Geography is changing
    September 17, 2006 9:24:00 AM EDT
  1. EIAST and Kazakhstan’s Kazcosmos sign MoU to advance space exploration and skills development via #remotesensing
    December 23, 2011 10:27:50 PM EST
  2. RT @NASA_LandsatLook – Get your hands on LandsatLook images #Landsat #remotesensing…
    December 22, 2011 7:00:14 PM EST
  3. A continuation of my earlier tweet – First Pléiades 1A Imagery Released #remotesensing…
    December 22, 2011 8:59:31 PM EST
  4. France’s first Pleiades high-resolution Earth-observation satellite may boost french competitiveness —, #remotesensing
    December 21, 2011 2:35:09 PM EST
  5. RT @TelegraphPics: Satellite images of North Korea give a rare glimpse of life under Kim Jong-il. // #remotesensing
    December 22, 2011 9:31:17 AM EST
  6. China to launch country’s first high-resolution mapping satellite for civil purposes | #remotesensing
    December 21, 2011 6:01:42 AM EST
  7. What is Remote Sensing?
    November 21, 2011 4:23:33 PM EST
  8. December 23, 2011 6:31:19 PM EST

Geographic/linguistic drama in country names @geocurrentslive #humangeog #geography #lang

What’s in a (Country) Name: The Georgia/Grúziya Controversy « Headline « GeoCurrents

Ah, the joys of imaging platforms, who’d thought we would be able to find remains of Noah’s Ark…

3-D Ground Penetrating Radar Confirms Great Discovery of religious artifact

For some reason, the history of placenames is starting to interest me.  Maybe its because of the cultural effects that have had some affect on society today?  Who knows…but it’s a good notion how how cultures influence other cultures.

The Migration of Place Names: Africa, Libya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Sudan

Interesting article/blog posting on how organizations are using remote sensing and GIS mapping technologies for socioeconomic issues and natural disasters.

Social Impact through Satellite Remote Sensing – Visualizing acute and Chronic Crises beyond the visible spectrum

I believe this neogeographic concept is the future of mapping.

From Social Mapping to Crisis Mapping

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Geography and stuff for Urbanists


Where Industry Discovers Geospatial Image Analysis


High on maps and GIS


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