Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Geodesy



Quantum GIS

Revolving Maps

Concept Map tools

Amazing GIS work

GIS Stack Exchange

Machine learning for EO

Why the Earth must be mapped

Teaching the world to make maps

Spatial sizzle spices regional plans

Spatial thinking in the geosciences

Five GIS trends changing the world

Making maps on a micrometer scale

You are not where you think you are

Spatial Data Integration (R Flowerdew)

100 years of National Geographic maps

The geophysicist's guide to striking It rich

Future trends in GIS: the 5-10 year vision

The digital revolution in geologic mapping

GIS: Frequently asked questions (UN-GGIM)

Tool to measure economic development succes

The most-cited authors on Wikipedia had no idea

Debate: geological time conventions and symbols

Our mental maps of the world are pprobably wrong 

History of GIS and early computer cartography project

Satellite & HPC power rapid mapping of Earth's surface  

GIS as integrating tool in sustainability and global change

Seeing the forest thriugh the trees with a new LIDAR system 

GIS, spatial data analysis, and decision making in government

A global geodetic reference frame for sustainable development

Geoinformatics: transforming data to knowledge for geosciences

A mosaic of world countries retaining their correct size and shape

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

Enabling spatial data sharing through multi-source spatial data integration

Enabling Digital Earth Simulation models using cloud computing or grid computing

This map of Earth is the most accurate ever produced, and it looks completely different

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

A geospatial knowledge infrastructure to enhance the world economy,society and environment

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

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

Height, the 3rd domension:


A step closer to mapping the Earth in 3D

3D visualizations in simulations of future land use

The US is getting shorter as US mapmakers race to keep up

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

Ocean Mapping:

New map sets framework for describing ocean ecology in unprecedented detail 

City mapping:

Geospatial technology and the future of the city

Architecture and Building GIS: 

The power of GIS, 3D BIM together

Emerging architectures boost geospatial application performance

Crowd-sourced GIS:


3D Participatory Modeling

Beyond open data: getting real with civic engagement

Crowdsourced geographic information used in government

Volunteered Geographic Information - Mike Goodchild audio

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

GIS in Disaster Management:

How mapping can increase disaster resilience

Geospatial information and services for disasters

Reviews of geospatial Information technology and collaborative data delivery for DRM

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

Commercial GIS suppliers:


Pyxis Innovation

ESRI's open vision

How Google builds its maps

IMSC data integration project

GoodlLands: making land work for good

50 years of commercial GIS 1960-2019 Part 1

For ESRI, analytics all about location, location, location

How to create a 3D terrain with Google Maps and height maps in Photoshop

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

Multi-scale Relief Model( MSRM): a new algorithm for the visualization of subtle topographic change in DEMs 

The GMT/MATLAB Toolbox, a powerful new tool to process & display multidimensional geoscience datasets  


Countries geospatial readiness index