Monthly Archives: October 2012

GEO DC

This is a meetup group for those in the DC area who like maps, GIS, OpenStreetMap, cartography and […]

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What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You

Name your favorite map projects (how can you pick just one???) and then click on the link:  http://xkcd.com/977/ […]

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Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grump-v1  “The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Veresion 1 (GRUMPv1) data collection is a valuable resource both for researchers […]

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GeoSearch Tracks U.S. Geospatial Employment in Q3 2012

From Directions Magazine Summary: A survey of companies that employ geospatial works reveals U.S. organizations’ current and future […]

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GIS Interview Questions

From Directions Magazine:  http://www.directionsmag.com/articles/prepare-to-get-that-job-20-challenging-gis-interview-questions/282967

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Tracking Malaria in Kenya with Cell Phones

From ArsTechnica:  Cell phone records and malaria incidence combined to track the disease’s spread: http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/10/following-malaria-through-kenya-using-cell-phones/

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Wildfire Detection and Monitoring

From Directions Magazine, “Detection and Monitoring of Wildfires by a Constellation of Small Satellites with Infrared Sensor Systems”: […]

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How to get GISP Certified

From Directions Magazine, “Do You Qualify for a GISP?”  http://www.directionsmag.com/articles/do-you-qualify-for-a-gisp/282971

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The Greatest Paper Map of the US

Hit the link below to see the best american map per slate article: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2012/01/the_best_american_wall_map_david_imus_the_essential_geography_of_the_united_states_of_america_.html

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GIS in the Classroom

Please see the article from SmartBlog on Education about VA high school students using GIS: http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/09/27/esri-w-l-high-school/

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