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These are the best mobile data collection apps for QGIS projects

A former archaeologist and ex-GISP, Kurt Menke is a geospatial generalist based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, US. He is also the founder of...

3 open-source projects that could transform geospatial industry by 2025

“The remote sensing community has spent several decades asking for more data. To say now we have too much data would be really churlish,”...
OS open data story by Ishveena Singh

4 amazing OS open data products you can use right now

On April 1, 2010, Great Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey (OS), started to make some of its mapping data and geographic information freely...

Open-source mapping platform Mapzen finds new home at Urban Computing Foundation

Open-source pioneer Mapzen may have shut down in 2018, but its code and service have continued to live and grow, receiving thousands of pull...
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LandScan USA ambient population data is now free for public use

As America starts to lift coronavirus shelter-in-place restrictions, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has made its high-resolution population distribution database, LandScan USA, open and...
India Observatory will help policymakers and village-level governments to visualize location-specific data on shared natural resources | By Ishveena Singh

Open platform India Observatory aims to support sustainable development in India

India’s village communities, policymakers, academicians and researchers can now sift through more than 1,600 layers of location-specific data to make informed decisions about natural...

Compromising creativity for user friendliness in ArcGIS

The ArcGIS innovations of Story Maps and Open Data sites are becoming a popular mainstay in organizational methods to display geographic data. They utilize sleek,...

Open Data for training your Remote Sensing AI

Within the first year of making Landsat data publicly available on their cloud services platform, Amazon had logged over a billion requests for the...

Tube Heartbeat: Visualising London’s pulse

Public transportation data can reveal a lot about a city and is tremendously useful if you are an urban planner looking to understand the city's...

Data Observatory from CartoDB

Searching for Location data that is openly available for a particular region can be daunting task if you are not someone who knows where...

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