Monthly Archives: April 2014

TRB’s SHRP 2 Tuesdays Webinar: SHRP 2 Developing and Testing a National Geospatial System that Integrates Ecological Tools and Data Sets (Eco-Plan) (C40A and C40B)

Thanks, Barbara! As part of the SHRP 2 Tuesdays Webinar Series, TRB will conduct a webinar on May […]

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GEOINT Takes Center Stage in National Security: A Recap of the GEOINT Symposium 2013*

from www.directionsmag.com  21 Apr 2014  by Joe Francica, Wes Stroh Summary: Last week in Tampa, Florida, the United […]

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The Lost Art of Critical Map Reading

Thanks, Matt!  from www.directions.mag.com  By Mike Foster  27 Mar 2014 In a world of budding novice mapmakers and […]

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Google Earth Engine Brings Big Data to Environmental Activism

www.spectrum.ieee.org  By Eliza Strickland Posted 16 Apr 2014 | 16:09 GMT A new forest-mapping tool relies on unprecedented data crunching When […]

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Canada’s Spatial Community Develops a New Pan-Canadian Geomatics Strategy

www.cgcrt.ca  by Jeff Thurston, 22 Apr 2014 Do we need a similar effort in the U.S.?   MK […]

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NASA Satellite Images Aid Great Barrier Reef Protection – See more at: http://www.sensorsandsystems.com/news/top-stories/ocean/33724-nasa-satellite-images-aid-great-barrier-reef-protection

from www.sensorsandsystems.com  24 Apr 2014 James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect […]

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Ball Aerospace Moving Ahead on TEMPO & GEMS Air Quality Sensors – See more at: http://www.sensorsandsystems.com/news/top-stories/corporate-news/33706-ball-aerospace-moving-ahead-on-tempo-gems-air-quality-sensors

from www.sensorsandsystems.com  Apr 23, 2014 Two powerful Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. air quality sensors are on their […]

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Just for Fun–The Afternoon Map (E.g., The Most Famous Brand from Every State)

Click here for some more fun and intriguing look at our world. from: http://mentalfloss.com/section/the-afternoon-map

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More evidence that scale is the name of the game in cloud computing

www.gigaom.com  by Derrick Harris  APR. 25, 2014 – 12:17 PM PDT Resistance to cloud computing might not be futile, but it’s […]

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New York City Likely to See More Flooding in the Not-Too-Distant Future

www.thewire.com  APR 25, 2014 5:37PM ET / NATIONAL DANIELLE WIENER-BRONNER http://www.thewire.com/national/2014/04/new-york-city-likely-to-see-more-flooding/361255/ New York City is at least twenty times more likely […]

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