Dive GIS Course registration is open again

Yes, you are diving and learning GIS at the same time.  Deadline to register is May 31, 2011 and details are at:  www.mappamondogis.it/divegis.htm

GPS Data into ArcGIS Explorer Desktop – you don’t need the full ArcGIS suite to do it

Per ESRI’s tip at:  http://www.esri.com/news/arcwatch/0511/tip.html

Census 2010 Data available through ESRI

If you have Business Analyst (online or desktop) or Community Analyst, ESRI has released Census 2010 data and geographies into those products!  Check out more details at: http://spatialnews.geocomm.com/dailynews/2011/may/24/news4.html.

“GIS on a sphere”

Thanks to Erik Gakstetter at Geospatial Solutions for bringing this to my attention.  Basically, it’s GIS displayed on a globe and it is big and it looks like it is leaps and bounds away from 3D on a screen or elsewhere.

Erik’s article is at:  http://www.gpsworld.com/gis/gss-weekly/gis-a-sphere-11596?utm_source=GSS&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Geospatial-Weekly_05_03_2011&utm_content=gis-a-sphere-11596

Fourth Episode of Geospatial Revolution is out!

The series is great, and the fourth episode is no exception.  Check it out at:  http://www.geospatialrevolution.psu.edu

GIS in Public Health Conference in Atlanta, GA on June 27-30, 2011

Please check out the details of this conference hosted by URISA if you are interested in the intersection of public health and GIS…http://www.urisa.org/2011health

A KML view of the Bible

Thanks to the folks on the Maps-L listserv for bringing this site to my attention!  They’ve geocoded almost all of the Biblical places and even the bodies of water and made them available, for free, in KML format.


The twists and turns of geospatial data and privacy…

Many thanks to the folks at Flowing Data who help to graphically show some of the issues surrounding geospatial data and personal privacy.  See their post at:  http://flowingdata.com/2011/03/30/tell-all-telephone-reveals-politicians-life/.

Free Landsat Data from ESRI

This should be great for lots of us who are interested in the different Landsat layers such as natural color imagery, false color imagery, ag, vegetation and the like.  Thanks ESRI!  More details at: http://esri.com/landsat.

If you use FME and convert between CAD and GIS, there’s a free learning opportunity!

Please check it out at:  http://fme.safe.com/forms/CADtoGISwithFME?elq=ea26ef3316a24de89416a0fa6f701518 and respond directly to them.  : )

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