GIScience

GIScience

The most epic, detailed and complete list of all Earth Observation satellites

From keeping an eye on large forest fires to tracking clouds and watching dust storms to predict the weather, or even mapping the growth...

Geodata for Financial Institutions 2

In our previous blog post, Geodata for Financial Institutions Part 1, we discussed the difficulty of developing geodata based products and services for new markets...

How the Danish government used AI on satellite data to identify slurry tanks?

For the past few years, I heard a lot about the potential of Deep Learning in the geospatial industry to automate analytics and interpretation...

How to map the impact of COVID-19 on your neighborhood using machine learning and...

Life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has been somewhat surreal. Though I have been fortunate enough to be able to work from home during these...

Make awesome visualizations and test drive the Luciad Developer Experience for Free

Because of COVID-19 and social distancing, many people are spending more time at home than ever before. A quick look around your favourite social...

AI, satellite data to predict blazes ahead of US wildfire season

With COVID-19 threatening to make the already stressful wildfire season worse across the western United States, scientists are turning to satellite imagery and artificial...
global wind solar map

This is the first global map of solar and wind farms

As they push for a lower-carbon future, governments around the world are fueling the rapid expansion of renewables. And yet, if you wanted to...

Covid19 Impact on Barcelona Retail

What's the impact of covid19 on Barcelona retail? At Eixos Economic Observatory we’ve used our fieldwork data to shed light on the current covid19 lockdown...

What is a map? Scientific research on understanding the term “map” in the context...

In the face of strikingly intense technological development, there are significant discrepancies in the understanding of the concept of a “map”, which is fundamental...
authoritative geospatial data

What is authoritative geospatial data?

National mapping and cadastral agencies (NMCAs) routinely claim that their geospatial data is ‘authoritative’ or that it has been created from authoritative sources. The...

ESA Phi Week 2019

From 9 – 13 September 2019 the Phi week, organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), took place in its ESRIN facilities in Frascati...

The Streets of Women

GeoChicas is a community of mainly Spanish-speaking women from Latin America and Spain, linked to OpenStreetMap (OSM) and related to the geo world and...

Calling Geo-Researchers: Help Us by Blogging Your Work!

We want to bridge the disconnect between Geo-research and Geotech. Geographic information systems (GIS) was once a mere...

User requirements survey on Big Earth data: help us to improve future data services

Users of large volumes of geospatial data are currently challenged. With Copernicus, Europe’s flagship Earth Observation programme directed by the European Commission, there has...

Earth Explorers mission: Aeolus, “The Keeper of Winds”

At the end of August this year, European Space Agency was happy to announce the successful launch of their Aeolus satellite, creating an unprecedented...

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