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  • Helpers in the Sustainable World Community

    Helpers in the Sustainable World Community

    It’s easy to be discouraged these days. Every day, critical habitats are fragmented, communities are shattered by conflict, and essential natural resources are squandered. But remember what Mr. Rodgers said about bleak world news: “Look at the he…
    - 30 Jun 17, 11:00pm -
  • The Science of Where for Sustainable Development Webinar Series

    The Science of Where for Sustainable Development Webinar Series

    - 15 Jun 17, 8:50pm -
  • Wish You Had an Easy Web App to Save Millions?
    By Florian Brandi-Dohrn, AED-SICAD Connecting renewables to the grid is a complex workflow and process for utilities. For instance, where does one place outlets for electric cars without endangering grid stability and energy provision security? Or, f…
    - 7 Jun 17, 10:30pm -
  • Share Your Work for the Plenary
    As the Esri User Conference fast approaches, I need your help to put the finishing touches on my plenary session slides. They’re fantastic, but from my discussions with many of you about your fabulous work, I get the sense there’s … Continue re…
    - 2 Jun 17, 11:57pm -
  • Digital Transition vs. Digital Transformation
    Recently, my wife had heart surgery. It was the most amazing technological procedure imaginable. Talk about digital transformation. Robots, fiber optic cables, micro cameras, and digital imagery made it possible for surgeons to go inside her heart an…
    - 1 Jun 17, 1:29am -

ESA News

  • newFire-fall


    Technology image of the week: this scorched, twisted panel helps to understand how reentering satellites break apart as they fall to Earth
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Mar 18, 10:10am -
  • newJoin us for #Sentinel3 launch

    Join us for #Sentinel3 launch

    Be a part of Europe’s Earth observation revolution by applying to join experts at one of two Sentinel-3B launch #SocialSpace activities on 25 April.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Mar 18, 10:00am -
  • newEarth’s atmosphere: new results from the International Space Station

    Earth’s atmosphere: new results from the International Space Station

    With ESA’s help, the latest atmosphere monitor on the International Space Station is delivering results on our planet’s ozone, aerosol and nitrogen trioxide levels. Installed last year on the orbital outpost, NASA’s sensor tracks the Sun and M…
    - 23 hours ago, 20 Mar 18, 3:25pm -
  • Reach for the stars

    Reach for the stars

    Human spaceflight and exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst begins preflight science measurements.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:45pm -
  • ESA's next science mission to focus on nature of exoplanets

    ESA's next science mission to focus on nature of exoplanets

    The nature of planets orbiting stars in other systems will be the focus for ESA’s fourth medium-class science mission, to be launched in mid 2028.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:35pm -

Digital Geography

  • openrouteservice v4.5 is released
    We’re happy to announce the release of v4.5 of openrouteservice, which exposes unique services for two of our core API’s, routing and isochrones. Now you can restrict routes to avoid crossing borders and get instant population counts on isochrone…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Mar 18, 3:55pm -
  • QGIS 3 officially released
    On 24th of February, the QGIS developers have officially released QGIS 3 (codename “Girona”). It is the third major version of the free and open source cross-platform GIS software. In this post, I want to tease you with the most important infos a…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 8:09am -
  • Short Announcement: OpenWhateverMap
    Choosing a basemap for your cool web map is always crucial for the style and perception of your map. A colorful basemap like watercolor might be stunning but also interfering with your data visualization. In contrary a grayish basemap might look a bi…
    - 43 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 12:21pm -
  • ArcGIS Online (AGOL) for free: The Developer Way
    You might have heard of ArcGIS Online (AGOL) already: ArcGIS Online is a complete, cloud-based mapping platform. Make and share beautiful maps, and do everything in between. It’s possible only with ArcGIS Online, a scalable and secure software-as-a…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 2:06pm -
  • Service Areas, Traffic and QGIS
    Our author Riccardo recently published an article on GeoNet where he described the traffic aware analysis of service areas (isochrones) in ArcGIS Pro with the analytical support of ArcGIS Online. I searched for a way to do something similar in QGIS.…
    - 63 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:12pm -

GIS Point



Open Streetmap Blog

  • Wochennotiz Nr. 399

    Wochennotiz Nr. 399

    06.03.2018-12.03.2018 Beispiel einer taktilen Karte der TouchMapper 1 | Bild von TouchMapper In eigener Sache Das tschechische weeklyOSM Team verlässt (automatische Übersetzung) mit seiner Dokumentation das OSM-Wiki aufgrund anhaltender Konflikte b…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Mar 18, 9:18pm -
  • Wochennotiz Nr. 398

    Wochennotiz Nr. 398

    27.02.2018-05.03.2018 Access the Overpass API with Python, to download specific OSM data and visualise it. 1 | © Picture by Nikolai Janakiev In eigener Sache Peda interviewt Frederik Ramm in RadioOSM zum Thema OpenStreetMap-Vertretung in Deutschland…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Mar 18, 9:16pm -
  • Wochennotiz Nr. 397

    Wochennotiz Nr. 397

    20.02.2018-26.02.2018 Die Bevölkerungsdichte in Europa anhand der Verteilung von Tankstellen. 1 | © Bild von Dominic Royé Mapping Rory McCann fragt auf der Mailingliste Talk nach, wie er Flüsse mappen soll, die größere Seen durchqueren. Es mach…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Mar 18, 10:33pm -

Open Geospatial Consortium Blog

  • Orléans/OGC INSPIRE Hackathon 2018: Standardised Metadata
    Contributed by: Simon Chester The upcoming OGC TC/PC Meetings in Orléans, France (19-22 March 2018), will host the final presentations and awards ceremony of the next installment of the INSPIRE series of hackathons: the Orléans/OGC INSPIRE Ha…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Mar 18, 2:45pm -
  • OGC’s Testbed 13 Demonstration
    Last week, almost 100 attendees gathered at USGS’ headquarters in Reston, Virginia to attend the demonstration of the outcomes from OGC’s latest annual ‘Testbed’ initiative, Testbed 13.Like at other OGC Testbed Demonstrations, the demo was ce…
    - 90 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 4:55pm -
  • OGC's 2017 Year in Review
    Geospatial information and its broad range of associated technologies continue to advance as a global transformational capability. The context of location now permeates business, government, and our daily lives like never before. Society is increasin…
    - 90 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 2:03pm -

Geoinformatics News

    Geobranchen News

      GIS News Deutschland

      DLR Youtube Channel

      Aeroelastik: Warum Flugzeuge elastisch sind

      - 5 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 9:35am -
      Mit Alex ins All: Die Schwerelosigkeit

      - 20 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 2:44pm -
      Mit Alex ins All: Der Start

      - 20 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 2:44pm -
      Mit Alex ins All: Die ISS

      - 20 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 2:44pm -
      Mit Alex ins All: Der Spacewalk

      - 20 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 2:44pm -
      Mit Alex ins All: Die Rückkehr zur Erde

      - 20 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 2:44pm -

      Information is Beautiful

      • Intermental – A Glossary of (Possible) Tech-Induced Mental Disorders [INTERACTIVE]

        Intermental – A Glossary of (Possible) Tech-Induced Mental Disorders [INTERACTIVE]

        Infogestion. Ampulsivity. Dingeing. Is tech creating new states of consciousness & behaviours? Recognise any? Vote for any you recognise and we’ll return with an analysis of our findings. » Click our ‘charticle’ obsessively
        - 48 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 3:49pm -
      • Rhetological Fallacies [INTERACTIVE]

        Rhetological Fallacies [INTERACTIVE]

        An interactive list of logical fallacies & rhetorical devices with everyday examples. Now in nine languages. Floss that brain. Never be duped again! » See the graphic
        - 57 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 10:10am -
      • Wikipedia’s Lamest Edit Wars 2018

        Wikipedia’s Lamest Edit Wars 2018

        Aluminium or Aluminum? “Gas” or “Petrol”? Should a photo of a giant spider really be placed in the entry for ‘arachnophobia’? Explore some of the longest, lamest edit wars on Wikipedia in this interactive infographic. » See the graphic
        - 65 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 5:20pm -
      • Most Common Passwords + Analysis

        Most Common Passwords + Analysis

        Compiled from multiple data breaches. Our analysis reveals that peoples’ choices of password fall into 10 categories. Where does yours fit? » explore the visualization
        - 70 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 5:23pm -
      • Cause Célèbre – Gender Split Behind Charitable Giving

        Cause Célèbre – Gender Split Behind Charitable Giving

        Do women & men prefer to support different charitable causes? This analysis of celebrity endorsements reveals an interesting pattern. » See the graphic
        - 84 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 10:01am -

      USGS Remote Sensing News

      DLR Earth Observing

      • Erdbeobachtungssatellit PAZ erfolgreich gestartet

        Erdbeobachtungssatellit PAZ erfolgreich gestartet

        Der spanische Erdbeobachtungssatellit PAZ startete am 22. Februar 2018 um 15:17 Uhr (MEZ) erfolgreich mit einer Falcon-9 Rakete von der Vandenberg Air Force Base in Kalifornien/USA. Die Besonderheit: PAZ wird auf demselben Orbit platziert, wie die de…
        - 27 days ago, 22 Feb 18, 3:40pm -
      • FireBIRD beobachtet Waldbrände in Kalifornien

        FireBIRD beobachtet Waldbrände in Kalifornien

        Noch immer kämpfen Einsatzkräfte im amerikanischen Bundesstaat Kalifornien gegen heftige Waldbrände. Große Trockenheit und starke Winde haben dafür gesorgt, dass sich die Feuer immer weiter ausbreiten konnten. Die Mission FireBIRD (Fire Bispectr…
        - 92 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 3:06pm -
      • Georisiken besser verstehen – die Anden im Fokus

        Georisiken besser verstehen – die Anden im Fokus

        Auf der ganzen Welt drängen Menschen in die Städte und bilden immer dichter besiedelte Regionen. Eine Naturgefahr bedroht dadurch auch immer mehr Menschen – das Risiko betroffen zu sein nimmt seit Jahrzehnten weltweit zu. Eine Katastrophe kommt d…
        - 7 Dec 17, 11:40am -

      Landsat 8

      • Landsat 9 Spacecraft Passes Latest Critical Design Review
        Orbital ATK has been given approval to begin building the NASA Landsat 9 spacecraft after completing a comprehensive design review of the mission. Orbital ATK is designing and manufacturing the satellite, integrating two science instruments, and supp…
        - 2 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 4:40pm -
      • March 14, 2018 - Upcoming Temporary Hold on U.S. Landsat ARD Production
        Starting Monday, March 19, 2018, U.S. Landsat ARD tile production will be temporarily suspended to allow for the integration of two new Landsat Science Products, Surface Temperature and Dynamic Surface Water Extent. U.S. Landsat ARD tiles processed t…
        - 7 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 4:52pm -
      • March 13, 2018 - Winter 2018 Landsat Science Team Presentations Available
        Presentations from the inaugural 2018-2023 Landsat Science Team meeting held February 21-22, 2018 at the USGS EROS Center in Sioux Falls, SD are now available.The meeting objectives were:Discuss USGS and NASA expectations for the 2018-2023 Landsat…
        - 8 days ago, 13 Mar 18, 4:52pm -

      Another GIS Blog

      • Esri Developer Summit 2018

        Esri Developer Summit 2018

        See me live and in-person at the Esri DevSummit 2018!Tomato's optional.Like Pokemon, you gotta catch them all.Copyright AJC
        - 41 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
      • ArcGIS API for Python

        ArcGIS API for Python

        Sorry for not posting folks, but I've been busy working on the ArcGIS API for Python. For those who don't know I wrote ArcREST with another colleague of mine, Mike.  Since the announcement of the ArcGIS API for Python, we have decided to retire ArcR…
        - 10 Jul 17, 9:00am -
      • Microsoft Compiler for Python 2.7

        Microsoft Compiler for Python 2.7

        Doesn't everyone hate this message: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 is required (Unable to find vcvarsall.bat).I sure do, and I solved it by downloading a helpful program from Microsoft!  Don't believe me, just google it!  Install Microsoft's compiler fo…
        - 14 Dec 16, 3:48pm -

      USGS Remote Sensing News

      Latest Landsat Images

      devils tower jan2010
      devils tower jan2010
      - 19 Nov 12, 6:03pm -
      northern myanmar April 2010
      northern myanmar April 2010
      - 19 Nov 12, 3:40pm -
      Arkansas Delta
      Arkansas Delta
      - 16 Nov 12, 9:40pm -
      southern keys
      southern keys
      - 9 Nov 12, 6:27pm -
      Great Barrier Reef 2006
      Great Barrier Reef 2006
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      Oracle Spatial Blog

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