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


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