Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

History of GIS and early computer cartography project     100 years of National Geographic maps  

Amazing GIS work    Gepspatial information and services for disasters

GIS as integrating tool in sustainability and global change    Spatial thinking in the geosciences

GIS: Frequently asked questions (UN-GGIM)    Future trends in GIS: the 5-10 year vision

Geoinformatics: transforming data to knowledge for geosciences    How Google builds its maps

Google Earth as a virtual globe tool for Earth science applications at the global scale: progress & perspectives

GeoDeepDive    Concept Map tools     Revolving Maps    Quantum GIS    PostGIS    Definitions   

ESRI's open vision    For ESRI, analytics all about location, location, location    Pyxis Innovation      

Teaching the world to make maps    OpenStreetMap    GIS Stack Exchange   OpenGeoSci 

Crowd-soucing the nation: using volunteers for enhanced data collection  

3D Participatory Modeling    Volunteered Geographic Information - Mike Goodchild audio       

Crowdsourced geographic information used in government    Geospatial technology and the future of the city

A global geodetic reference frame for sustainable development    Spatial sizzle spices regional plans

Analysis of built-up spatial pattern at different scales: can scattering affect map accuracy?

The digital revolution in geologic mapping    A step closer to mapping the Earth in 3D

Reviews of geospatial Information technology and collaborative data delivery for DRM

The value of geoinformation for DRM (VALID): benefit analysis and stakeholder assessment

Enabling spatial data sharing through multi-source spatial data integration

Spatial Data Integration (R Flowerdew)    IMSC data integration project

3D visualizations in simulations of future land use

Emerging architectures boost geospatial application performance

UC Santa Barbara geographer charts the ' Next generation Digital Earth'

Enabling Digital Earth Simulation models using cloud computing or grid computing    

Spatial cloud computing: how can the geospatial sciences use and help shape cloud computing

Application of 3D WebGIS and real-time technique in earthquake information publishing and visualization

How mapping can increase disaster resilience Automating emulator construction for geophysical hazard maps

An open-source software environment for visualizing and refining plate tectonic reconstructions using high-res geological and geophysical data sets

Debate: geological time conventions and symbols    The Geophysicist's Guide to Striking It Rich

New map sets framework for describing ocean ecology in unprecedented detail     

Tool to measure economic development success

Regional:

New virtual NAPSG center supplies mapping resources, expertise to public safety agencies US wide

New interactive map aids US regional climate change adaptation planning

New mapping doubles the miles of streams in the Alaskan Mat-su watershed

First ever digital geological map of Alaska published

WW Euro Challenge - inspiring a more sustainable world!

INSPIRE: Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community

Galileo: Europe's version of GPS reaches key phase     Planning by postcode

EEA Urban Atlas    Digital Elevation Model over Europe    Copernicus Urban Atlas 2012    

UK Ordnance Survey    OpenGeoscience UK   

China to invest in Earth monitoring system     Beidou helps put region on the map

Australian state launches GIS-based emaergency response system

A new era of space collaboration between Australia and US