GIS and Geospatial Stories I’m Reading - 3/18/13
Inject tech into geography: "Rather than showing ...a static map..., show ... video ...and ,,,useful websites"
If Only All Subway Sandwich Shops Were Actual Subway Stations (in Baltimore) In Boston Dunkys = bus stop
Crowdsourcing funding for atlases, AP Human Geography study guides Next maybe the Elmhurst certificate prgm?
From One Failing School, Nine Experiments Now that's what I call a story map.
Texas all over the map when it comes to drones Of note: How often FAA turns down emergency requests for use.
GIS learners: Ask a faculty member to nominate you to speak at Esri EdEc plenary. CC and online folks, too!
The new (@stamen, @cartodb) John Snow map from the Guardian
- How Public Lab Creates Memorable Field Trips for Students
- Are giant "walk on in your sox" maps more effective for teaching and learning than any other type of map?
- Map: Where Poverty & Test Scores (Don’t?) Intersect In Indianapolis
- Chris Hadfield’s photos from space mapped by Nova Scotia teacher
- How many hydrants in GIS database for the U.S.? "6,042,683 fire hydrants and other static water supply sources"
- Ignite Education: How does an app that compares countries' areas prompt critical and spatial thinking?
- Seven easy steps to access Montana’s food system map on ArcGIS Online.
- Map: 95.3% of Calif pop lives within 10 miles of a gun dealer, Mayors say: supports easy background checks …
- NPR got the details of Esri hackathon at SXSW.
- LINZ suggests freemium model for imagery service ree low res imagery, fee for higher res