GIS

BRIEF-Mercator Incorporates Unit Mercator Oceantransport Ltd

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How Tenants Use Digital Mapping to Track Bad Landlords and Gentrification

As the Bay Area becomes increasingly gentrified, one group is arming tenants with the information they need to make informed housing decisions. The …

Liberal View

This Timelapse Shows 130 Years of Nat Geo Covers in 2 Minutes

<i>National Geographic</i> has been publishing its magazine since 1888, so this year marks the 130th anniversary of the publication. Here’s a 2-minute …

Photography

Learn how to use Google Maps with these handy tips and tricks

One of the early signs that Google might expand beyond search in all sorts of interesting and unexpected directions was the Google Maps release in …

iOS

Empathy Mapping: The First Step in Design Thinking

<b>Summary:</b> Visualizing user attitudes and behaviors in an empathy map helps UX teams align on a deep understanding of end users. The mapping process …

Usability

Our New and Improved Seattle Condominium Building Map

Since our blog's inception back in 2006, our Seattle Condo Map has been a place where our readers could go to find information about the...

Maps

Introduction to Map Layers for Backcountry Navigation

Most modern maps are generated from multiple map layers stored in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Each map layer represents a different group …

Backpacking

China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 03/04 - Xinhua

China launches SuperView-1 03/04, a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north …

News (China)

For the first time ever, Florida has a geographic information officer

Ekaterina Fitos (Agency for State Technology)<p>Florida has just taken itself off a very short list of states that don't have a designated official for …

Government Technology

SC utilises geospatial tech to map out rapid infrastructure growth

The work being carried out by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team has been honoured at a …

Geospatial Analysis

Largest early world map stitched together virtually

The largest known early map of the world has been digitally stitched together into one single glorious panorama of exotic far-flung lands and …

Maps

Cassini Data Creates Topographic Map Of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Shows Earth-Like Features

The oceans of liquid ethane and methane on the surface of Titan are certainly very different from the water bodies on Earth, but some of their …

Planets

Using an OpenLayers map to select countries in an Oracle JET application

Share this on .. 0000<p>In a recent article I discussed how the open source geo, GIS and map library OpenLayers can be used in an Oracle JET …

Web Development

Embedding OpenLayers in Oracle JET for Advanced Maps and GIS style User Interfaces

Share this on .. 0000<p>Oracle JET is a toolkit for the creation of rich web applications. Many applications will have location-related aspects. Such …

Web Development

Draw Lines on Google Map using JavaScript API

<?php<p>define("API_KEY", "AIzaSyDn1JrKoNqygrc0Wjei_wpPCSFIJXvvclk");<p>$addresses = ["Uttam Nagar West, New Delhi, …

Maps

Illinois Teachers Map Trail of Tears Route Through Their Own Backyard

Two Illinois high school teachers created an interactive curriculum that traces the Trail of Tears through southern parts of their state.<p>Stacie …

Education

Google Earth Engine workshop gives ASU students way to see world differently

December 28, 2017<p>Last month, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning hosted a special workshop to introduce students to Google Earth …

Arizona State University

Kerala govt. app maps 1,000 festivals

Festivals have always been a popular attraction for tourists visiting God’s Own Country. Now as part of a re-branding exercise, Kerala Tourism is …

Maps

Google's lead in mapping will help in visual search

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before being posted on businessinsider.com. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>Apple Maps, perhaps the most oft-derided Apple product, still lags significantly behind Google’s Maps product, according …

Maps

Boundless Server Provides Base for Enterprise GIS Ecosystem

Location data–not to mention lots of other types of information–is what more and more enterprises are collecting for their analytics engines, so they …

Enterprise Tech

Haryana CM ML Khattar launches six more e-services on Vajpayee's birthday

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today launched six more e-services, thus bringing as many as 100 citizen-centric services pertaining to 12 …

India

Futuristic Maps

Cartography from 2058<p>I was casting about for map design idea one night, and my wife had a good suggestion.<p>You’re always replicating old maps. Why not …

Maps

Viewing OpenStreetMap tiles in GL

Was fiddling through the Mapbox GL JS API today, and thought i'd see if I can get the default OSM raster tiles to render on GL. Turned out to be …

OpenStreetMap

Fun Maps: Discover 34,000 Historic NYC Buildings With Interactive Map

New York City is known for its stunning architecture, but much of what you will pass by on a daily basis holds little known or hidden histories. To …

Maps

Getting started with Mapbox GL JS

Mapbox GL JS is one of the nicest open-source JavaScript libraries for displaying maps. It’s my favorite alternative to Google’s service and in this …

JavaScript

NYC's enhanced interactive landmarks map is a deep dive into city's historic districts

Learn about the nearly 34,000 buildings in NYC’s 141 historic districts<p>It just got a lot easier to learn about NYC’s landmarks and historic districts. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has put out an enhanced version of its interactive landmarks map, that was first unveiled in the spring …

Maps

The Gaia GPS App for Trip Planning and Use on the Trail

Among smartphone mapping and GPS apps, Gaia GPS is one of the most popular and one of my favorite smartphone applications for backpacking and hiking. …

Using Street View and Geocoding in your Android app

Today, Google Maps is easily one of the world’s most popular mapping services, allowing millions of users to plan their journeys, discover new places to visit, and get a taste of what it’s <i>really</i> like to walk around places they may have never even visited.<p>We’ve already looked at how you can use the …

Technology

Revenue Department, major encroacher of forest lands

Tribals and forest dwelling communities often get blamed for the encroachment of forest lands, owing to their shifting cultivation or ‘Podu’.<p>However, …

Maps

Deep Learning for Disaster Recovery – Insight Data

<b>Flooded roads are a huge risk</b><p>With global climate change, devastating hurricanes are occurring with higher frequency.<p>After a hurricane, roads are …

Data Science