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University of Denver Offering Master and Graduate Certificate Course in GIS

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country’s premier private universities. The University’s 125-acre campus, a


First-in-the-World: Indonesia is Using Tweets to Map Floods in Jakarta

Researchers have taken up the geospatial technology to a new horizon in Indonesia by using tweets from Twitter to map floods in Jakarta. Jakarta suffers from widespread annual flooding during

Research Papers

High-Resolution Land Surface Modeling Utilizing Remote Sensing Parameters and the Noah UCM: A Case Study in the Los Angeles Basin

High-Resolution Land Surface Modeling Utilizing Remote Sensing Parameters and the Noah UCM: A Case Study in the Los Angeles Basin – P. Vahmani and T. S. Hogue Abstract: In the


Enhanced Elevation Data for North and South America, Pacific Islands, Northern Europe

New Heights of Global Topographic Data Will Aid Climate Change Research The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for North and

Business GIS

Autodesk Makes Design Software Free to Schools Worldwide

Design Software Leader Expands Reach of Free Education Offering to Prepare an Industry-ready Workforce Fulfilling its promise to expand access to its professional design software in education, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK)

Business Software

SuperSurv 3.2 Supports iOS 8 and Enhances GPS Display

SuperSurv (iOS) 3.2, the field data collecting app for iPhone and iPad users, now fully supports iOS 8 and enhances GPS display with optimal user experiences. Developed by Supergeo, SuperSurv

Remote Sensing

India and US Set Up Joint Working Group for Mars Studies

In recent news by PTI, India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars. Jitendra Singh,


Orbit GT Releases Orbit Softcopy Version 11

Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies has released Orbit Softcopy version 11, the photogrammetric mapping solution from the Orbit GT portfolio. “Orbit Softcopy is the first version 11 upgrade within our Photogrammetry portfolio.“, says

Business GIS

USGS to Show Mountain Bike Trails on US Topo Maps

Get Your Wheels Spinning As part of the continued US Topo maps revision and improvement cycle, the USGS will be including mountain bike trails to upcoming quadrangles on a state-aligned


Avia-GIS Developed Apps to Combat Diseases Spread by Pests

In recent news by ESA, a consortium led by Avia-GIS in Belgium and supported by ESA has developed Vecmap – an all-encompassing software and services package including a smartphone app for