Tag Archives: gis

Mapbox Landsat-live

Today we’re releasing the first edition of Landsat-live, a map that is constantly refreshed with the latest satellite imagery from NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite. With every pixel captured within the past 32 days, Landsat-live features the freshest imagery possible around … Continue reading

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GLMap Framework

GLMap is a lightweight offline map component with a simple mechanism of integrating into any iOS or Android application. With the GLMap framework, map data is prepared on CPU and is rendered directly on GPU using OpenGL ES 2.0. This … Continue reading

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The NY Sea

This NYC map shows the effects of 100 feet of sea level rise. This will happen someday, but not in our lifetimes. A version of London is also published. The NY Sea → Londen, Drowned → Related: If all the … Continue reading

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U.S. Midterm Elections 2014 Maps

Why are we so confident these are the most detailed maps you’ll ever see from the 2014 Senate elections? Precincts are the smallest level of geography for publicly-reported election results. There were more than 175,000 precincts in the United States … Continue reading

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MapIt – Map geographical points to administrative areas

MapIt is useful for anyone who has the co-ordinates of a point on Earth, and who needs to find out what country, region, city, constituency, or state it lies within. It’s also great for looking up the shapes of all … Continue reading

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Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM)

The Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) is a C++ implementation of a high-performance routing engine for shortest paths in road networks. It combines sophisticated routing algorithms with the open and free road network data of the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project. OSRM … Continue reading

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Beautiful Maps

Truly a collection of beautiful maps. A shame it’s not possible to watch the full resolution variants of the maps. Beautiful Maps →

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PHP Geotools

<?php $geotools = new \League\Geotools\Geotools(); $coordinate = new \League\Geotools\Coordinate\Coordinate(‘40.446195, -79.948862’); $converted = $geotools->convert($coordinate); // convert to decimal degrees without and with format string printf(“%s\n”, $converted->toDecimalMinutes()); // 40 26.7717N, -79 56.93172W printf(“%s\n”, $converted->toDM(‘%P%D°%N %p%d°%n’)); // 40°26.7717 -79°56.93172 // convert to degrees … Continue reading

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Polyscape

Neat installation which projects a map onto tiles, and then morphs those tiles to make them resemble the actual changes in altitude of the map projected.

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Administering ArcGIS for Server

Administering ArcGIS for Server teaches you the mechanics of ArcGIS for Server, equipping you with the skills to not only install and configure Server, but to do it efficiently to achieve effective results. You will also learn how to plan, … Continue reading

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