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Adding Location and Geospatial Analytics to Big Data Analytics

Adding Location and Geospatial Analytics to Big Data Analytics

When people analyze a problem, they often include location at the core of the analysis. Location and spatial context, combined with geographical knowledge, can make the biggest difference in understanding a problem and analyzing it in a more meaningful way. In this session, we show how Amazon EMR can be used with location and geospatial analytics, and how the Amazon ...

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Webinar: Leveraging Mobile and the Cloud in GIS

Webinar: Leveraging Mobile and the Cloud in GIS

Collaborating with hundreds of users on a mapping project doesn’t have to break the bank (it can even be free!). Furthermore, making that mapping data useful can be done in just a few clicks of a button, without having to install any software. In this one hour webinar, you’ll learn how to use AmigoCloud to: – Collect data using your ...

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GeoNetwork OpenSource 3.0

GeoNetwork OpenSource 3.0

The presentation will provide an insight of the new functionality available in the latest release of the software. Publishing and managing spatial metadata using GeoNetwork opensource has become main stream in many Spatial Data Infrastructures. GeoNetwork opensource 3.0 comes with a new, clean user interface based on AngularJS, Bootstrap and D3. Other topics presented are related to performance, scalability, usability, ...

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Geospatial Big Data

Geospatial Big Data

Geospatial Big Data is a living digital inventory of the surface of our planet derived from over 5 billion square kilometers of current and historical imagery and information. This inventory enables you to find, count and measure features of the Earth’s surface enabling data analysis at a scale like never before.

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GeoPlatform : Shared geospatial data

GeoPlatform : Shared geospatial data

The GeoPlatform provides shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by the public and by government agencies and partners to meet their mission needs. Through the GeoPlatform, users have access to A one-stop shop to deliver trusted, nationally consistent data and services Authoritative data to support informed decision making Problem-solving applications and services that are built once ...

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The Geo-Wiki Platform

The Geo-Wiki Platform

Geo-Wiki is a platform which provides citizens with the means to engage in environmental monitoring of the earth by providing feedback on existing spatial information overlaid on satellite imagery or by contributing entirely new data. Data can be input via the traditional desktop platform or mobile devices, with campaigns and games used to incentivize input. Resulting data are available without ...

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GIS Data Repositories

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This list of data repositories was compiled by Karen Payne of the University of Georgia’s Information Technologies Outreach services, with funding provided by USAID, to point to free downloadable primary geographic datasets that may be useful in international humanitarian response. The repositories are grouped according to the tabs at the bottom of the sheet There are 17 groups of repositories. ...

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