Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

GIS: Frequently asked questions (UN-GGIM)   A global geodetic reference frame for sustainable development

Reviews of geospatial Information technology and collaborative data delivery for DRM

Teaching the world to make maps    OpenStreetMap

Crowdsourced geographic information used in government

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

Spatial sizzle spices regional plans

History of GIS and early computer cartography project

Volunteered Geographic Information - Mike Goodchild audio   3D Participatory Modeling

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

Geospatial technology and the future of the city 

How mapping can increase disaster resilience

GIS Stack Exchange   OpenGeoSci   

For ESRI, analytics all about location, location, location      Amazing GIS work    

GeoDeepDive    Concept Map tools     Revolving Maps   Quantum GIS   PostGIS

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

WW Euro Challenge - inspiring a more sustainable world!    How Google builds its maps

Geoinformatics: transforming data to knowledge for geosciences

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

Automating emulator construction for geophysical hazard maps

GIS as integrating tool in sustainability and global change

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

Enabling Digital Earth Simulation models using cloud computing or grid computing

Emerging architectures boost geospatial application performance

Debate: geological time conventions and symbols    Spatial thinking in the geosciences

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

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

The Geophysicist's Guide to Striking It Rich    3D visualizations in simulations of future land use

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

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

Definitions     Spatial Data Integration (R Flowerdew)     IMSC data integration project   Pyxis Innovation

Enabling spatial data sharing through multi-source spatial data integration

Tool to measure economic development success

New interactive map aids US regional climate change adaptation planning

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

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