These 5 tools will let you master map projections By Aleks Buczkowski Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you want to change something, start with yourself. These set of tools will let you master map projections, their characteristics, compare […]
Google Earth has been reborn.Google unveiled a completely redesigned Google Earth and it does away with the single worst thing about the previous version of the software. Out now for desktop and Android, it no longer requires a separate download — it’s available directly in Chrome. SEE ALSO: Google Maps can now take you deep […]
Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been developed with the use of one of the tools, APIs or libraries mentioned below.
LandMentor is the revolutionary software which is all set to reshape the way development takes place in current world. Developed by Neighborhood Innovations, LLC LandMentor is the first ever and only comprehensive design and planning system (technology & education) which will set the benchmark for the required “Sustainable Development”.
Esri CityEngine is a stand-alone software product that provides professional users in architecture, urban planning, entertainment, simulation, GIS, and general 3D content production with a unique conceptual design and modeling solution for the efficient creation of 3D cities and buildings.
With billions of users worldwide, Apps are a technology trend that has captured the world’s attention. Online maps provide the information that powers the use of GIS. And every map has an interface—a user experience for putting that map to use. These experiences are Apps, and they bring GIS to life for users.
Stories Showing the Strength of GIS GIS has come a long way since Roger Tomlinson introduced the term ‘geographic information system’ in his paper titled ‘A Geographic Information System for Regional Planning’. Even so, today’s geographic information systems still generate and maintain spatial information which aids in the creation of maps and data analysis. A […]
Remote Sensing Applications and Uses How’d you like to see a list of some of the most amazing remote sensing applications and uses? Well consider yourself very lucky… …because today we’re going to share some of the absolute BEST remote sensing applications with you. Warning: you are not going to get the boring, generalized lists… […]
Satellite Imagery provides much essential and critical information for monitoring many applications such as image fusion, change detection, and land cover classification. Remote sensing is an important technique to obtain information relating to the Earth’s resources and environment.
The key to understanding Lagos, Africa’s most populous city, is in the water.
From the sea Lagos rose, from humble port city to economic and political powerhouse and sprawling home to around 22 million. It’s the water that the city is named for—“Lagos,” from the Portuguese word for lakes. Many of the poor, who make up 70% of the city’s population, live in floating shanty slums in the city’s lagoons.