Looking for a gift for someone who loves maps? Take a look at The Phantom Atlas. Long before satellites and Google, cartographers traced out maps of the world, some with errors that persisted for hundreds of years. The Phantom Atlas compiles the greatest “myths, lies and blunders” on maps, from honest mistakes to deliberate lies. Check out this interview with the author:
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The 2018 ESRI User Conference in San Diego is rapidly approaching. Is your government agency sending you to the conference this year? Why not attend the State and Local Government Social at the Hilton on Wednesday, July 11 from 6-8pm? Hope to see you there!
This one made me laugh!
Spaces in file names were a big problem with my GIS students.
Just found this interesting article about why you want the highest resolution imagery possible for your projects. Check it out.
Looking to buy a home in California? You will need to make $120,120 per year to afford an average home. Check out this article and map of the US showing what your annual salary must be to afford an average home.
Interesting article on mapping and assessing landscape suitability for bee migration. GIS and remote-sensing applications can help to assess and map landscape as well as beekeeping suitability to allow precision beekeeping and hence the promotion of colonies. Check it out!