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5 Maps showing the new Megaregions

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:21am

Marchetti’s constant, a sturdy observation that humans since the Paleolithic Era have always lived roughly 30 minutes from their work - has now broken down.  

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How the world is connected

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 1:40pm

We are connected by transportation, utilities, and communications.  Many of these can be (and are in this link) mapped. Check out the interface Harvard put together for viewing.  

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Map library pinpoints site of 1966 bomber crash

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:34pm

This article points out the unforeseen value in recognizing and preserving spatial information data or changes.  

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DOI Awards Contract for Small UAV's

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:07am

“The Department expects to use these aircraft for a diverse set of missions including, wildlife and vegetation surveys, fire management, search and rescue, hydrologic study, cultural resource inventory, and surface mining monitoring, just to name a few,” said the Department’s Office of Aviation Service Director Mark Bathrick. “These UAS will not only provide us with better science and reduce the risk to our employees, but they will result in cost savings and better service for the Department and the American people.”

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Visualizing alternate map projections

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:36am

A single image showing every map projection class available in the d3-geo and d3-geo-projection JavaScript libraries.

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