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NASA Earthdata Webinar Series: Real-Life Uses of Radar Data for Real-Life Scientists

NASA Earthdata Webinar Series: Real-Life Uses of Radar Data for Real-Life Scientists

Looking for high-resolution data? With the ability of radar to “see” through clouds and to image day/night in all seasons, radar data can be a valuable tool providing landscape-level data when optical sensors cannot. View this webinar to learn more! Measuring soil moisture, detecting glacier movement, and evaluating geohazards are among the wide range of applications scientists have been developing ...

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Using GIS to map Health Clinics in Sierra Leone

Using GIS to map Health Clinics in Sierra Leone

World Vision Sierra Leone mapped Public Health Units in Bo District, Sierra Leone, and placed the information in a Geographic Information System (GIS) The purpose was to help decision makers by better organising and visualising data.

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1 Minute Elevator Speech: Why Geography Education Matters

1 Minute Elevator Speech: Why Geography Education Matters

1 Minute Elevator Speech: Why Geography Education Matters: Geography looks at physical systems and cultural systems, and why things are related spatially and temporally, all of which are important in our technological and complex world.

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10 Updated GIS Based Activities Based on Public Domain Data

10 Updated GIS Based Activities Based on Public Domain Data

10 Updated GIS Based Activities Based on Public Domain Data, including tea in Kenya, biodiversity in Brazil, fire in grasslands in the USA, siting a business in a metropolitan area, creating an ecotourism map in New Zealand, and more. See http://ift.tt/1aEvyUs for the exercises and discussion.

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Impact critical business decisions with geo-enriched data and geospatial insight

Impact critical business decisions with geo-enriched data and geospatial insight

Deliver enhanced geospatial insight by infusing your data with value-added information required for critical business decisions. -Understand and quantify risk. -Identify profitable business opportunities. -Reduce exception processing. -Integrate location information across your operations. Most of your business data includes address information. Enrich it with geocoding/reverse geocoding to append address-specific data. No advanced spatial expertise required. Leverage an extensive global data ...

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