Every minute the world generates 1.7 million billion bytes of data, equivalent to 360,000 standard DVDs. More digitised data was created in the last two years than in the rest of human history. This trend and the mountains of data it produces is what we call "Big data". The big data sector is growing at […]
Since the beginning of The National Map Corps crowd-sourcing project, more than 25,000 structure or manmade feature updates have been submitted to improve our nation’s maps.
Advances in the technology of online map-based data collection platforms have made it possible for citizens of the U.S. to contribute to USGS topographic mapping efforts like never before. The USGS is currently seeking volunteers to aid in collecting data for The National Map (TNM), which comprises a variety of products and services that provide […]
A reminder from the folks at the USGS that Landsat 8 data products are now available
The 2012 national CDL is released @ 30m – The 2012 cropland data layer (CDL) product for the Continental United States (CONUS) is released in CropScape (http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape) on January 31, 2013. This categorized geospatial product at 30m resolution is produced by U. S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service from satellite observation data and […]
A feature and data-rich resource from NOAA provides users with access to a welth of information… The National Ocean Service (NOS) Data Explorer Geoportal application provides centralized access to distributed NOS geospatial data, tools, applications and services. This Web mapping application allows users to search and access geospatial data via the NOS master catalog of […]
More than 3,700 kilometers of roadway coverage now available in U.A.E.’s three largest cities
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Searching for Alaska GIS data products? Search no further than this amazing web portal – Alaska Mapped. Users have access to freely browse, search and download GIS data products and imagery including elevation data, aerial photos, DRGs, and much more – very impressive!
An interesting update came our way via the USGS as more than 50% of the Nation is now "covered" by new USGS digital maps; either the US Topo or earlier released "Digital Map – Beta". The number of quads available for free download from the US Store is actually much more than half the contiguous […]