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COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), is a new virus attacking many thousands of people and claiming a large number of victims. Geospatial news and information on this virus will be posted in this category. Feel free to view an article by clicking on the link. It will open on the publisher’s website.

Geographical Review Preview: COVID-19 Mortality in New York City across Neighborhoods by Race, Ethnicity,...

By: Samantha Friedman and Jin-Wook Lee What is the main purpose of your study? The purpose of our study is to use descriptive and mapping...

ACT mapping volunteer program celebrates 15 years | Spatial Source

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/David The ACT’s Mapping and Planning Support (MAPS) volunteer program this week celebrates 15 years of service since its...

Entrenching the Surveillance State with COVID-19 Contact Tracing Data – EthicalGEO | EthicalGEO

COVID-19 has brought on a number of ethical challenges in harnessing mobile data for contract tracing purposes. There is a heightened interest around the...

How and why to configure feature display order in web apps | Esri

Version 4.21 (September 2021) of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduced the ability to control the drawing (or sorting) order of overlapping features using...

Where ethics and geospatial sciences meet | Spatial Source

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/AliFuat Efforts are being made to ensure that geospatial and location data are used to help, not harm. By Denise...

Esri Redistricting Solution Now Includes 2020 Census Data | GISUser.com

Updated Software Meets Demand from Communities Redrawing Boundaries ahead of Elections REDLANDS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–US states, counties, cities, and towns are embarking on the task of...

UK trades businesses bounce back from Covid, but soaring costs mean one-in-eight fears failure...

Leeds, 06 October 2021: Demand for UK trades has boomed since the end of the initial lockdown in July 2020. Plumbers, electricians,...

Towards a $7.5B Earth Observation Data & Service Market by 2030 – Geospatial World...

Euroconsult has released its latest Earth Observation: Data & Services Market (EODSM) report for 2021, providing a fresh global assessment of the Earth Observation...

‘Finding Joy’ and Strategic Advantage in the IC

Like a lot of people, John Beieler, Ph.D., spent the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic binging TV shows on streaming-media platforms like Netflix....

Autodesk introduces cloud-based tools at Autodesk University 2021 – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Perhaps more than ever in recent history, the architecture, engineering, and construction industries are at the forefront of how we respond to and prepare...

Aquiline Drones becomes first US drone manufacturer to establish airline division to transport human...

Although the commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry is expected to grow into a $28 billion industry by 2029, there are some business sectors...

Geographical Review Preview: American ‘Populism’ and the Spatial Contradictions of US Government in the...

By: John Agnew What is the main purpose of your study? Donald Trump was supposedly elected as President in 2016 on a populist-nationalist platform of...

Important Announcement: Fall NEARC Will Be Virtual | NYS GIS Association

Oct 5, 2021 ‹ Previous Post Map Remembering Those Lost to COVID Next Post › New Jobs Added! Important Announcement September 29, 2021​In the best interest of...

Aquiline Drones Establishes AI-Driven Airline to Save Lives | GISCafé

Aquiline Drones Becomes First U.S. Drone Manufacturer to Establish Airline Division to Transport Human Tissue and Organs HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Although...

Innosphere ventures launches second venture capital fund to lead early-stage investments into more than...

Innosphere Ventures announced the launch of its second venture capital fund, Innosphere Ventures Fund II (Fund II), that focuses on leading early-stage investments for...

Indian Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launches i-Drone, ICMR’s drone-based vaccine delivery...

In a landmark event that epitomizes the Government’s commitment to ‘Antyodaya’ in health; making healthcare accessible to the last citizen of the country, Mansukh...

Nearmap joins the Technology Council of Australia | Spatial Source

Nearmap’s Rob Newman wants to “help build a competitive and sustainable tech sector for our country”. Geospatial specialist, Nearmap, has joined...

Five Reasons GIS Users Should Use a VPN | GISUser.com

“Virtual Private Network (VPN)” by Infosec Images is licensed with CC BY 2.0 We live in a digital age where seemingly everything we do is...

Canadian Geospatial Briefing Oct. 4th: Netflix Canada map; Lim Geomatics; accurate COVID-19 mapping; BC...

Canadian Geospatial Briefing Oct. 4th: Netflix Canada map; Lim Geomatics; accurate COVID-19 mapping; BC rising sea-level maps; Apple Maps in Canada; rural open data...

Altitude Angel the ‘Go-To’ UTM provider for India BVLOS trials – Geospatial World |...

Altitude Angel, the world’s most trusted UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform will be utilized by a further...

Back in business LHR-RIX – edparsons.com

Coincidentally on the day the UK Government simplifies its long running travel restrictions I begin my first business trip since March 2020. Here are...

BigChange Helps Union Technical Achieve Government Retrofit Standards | Spatially Aware

Leeds, 29 September 2021 – Whole house energy efficiency company Union Technical, has achieved international accreditation and compliance with the latest government...

HawkEye 360 reaches contractual milestone for delivering Space-based radio frequency mapping – Geospatial World...

HawkEye 360 Inc., the world’s first commercial company to pioneer radio frequency (RF) data and analytics from space-based satellites, today announced it has secured...

XY Labs / XYO Network Announces Record Profits for the First | GISCafé

XY Labs / XYO Network Announces Record Profits for the First Half of 2021 With 2x Growth SAN DIEGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) —...

HawkEye 360 Reaches Contractual Milestone for Delivering | GISCafé

HawkEye 360 Reaches Contractual Milestone for Delivering Space-based Radio Frequency Mapping Launch of Next Generation Satellites Triggers Rapid Growth in Customer Demand for...

Inpixon Releases Enhanced Indoor Mapping Platform, Expanding | GISCafé

Inpixon Releases Enhanced Indoor Mapping Platform, Expanding Capabilities, Scalability and Security PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2021 — (PRNewswire) —  Inpixon (Nasdaq:...

Matternet Announces Commercial Deployment of the Matternet Station | GISCafé

The safe and secure drone portal completes the industry's first end-to-end automated drone delivery service MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30, 2021 — (PRNewswire)...

Draganfly to Speak at United Nations Environment Programme’s | GISCafé

Draganfly to Speak at United Nations Environment Programme’s Drones in Disaster Management Webinar Los Angeles, CA., Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Draganfly...

Map of the Week: Mapping Major UN and Western Sanctions | American Geographical Society

By Ruqaiyah Zarook Throughout much of modern history, sanctions have been used to persuade, dissuade, and generally influence the behavior of governments for political ends,...

GIScience News Blog » Blog Archive » Impulse aus der Corona-Krise | GIScience News...

“International erfolgreiche Wissenschaft ist bislang untrennbar verknüpft mit weltweiter Reiseaktivität. Der vor allem durch Flugreisen verursachte Treibhausgasausstoß steht im Widerspruch zum Klimaschutz. Die Corona-Krise...

Mapping Mortality Rates from Covid | Maps Mania

El Confidencial has published an interactive map which visualizes the mortality rate from Coronavirus across Spain. The map in The Black Hole of Covid...

Geographical Review Preview: The coronavirus pandemic and American neoliberalism | American Geographical Society

By: Barney Warf What is the main purpose of your study? To specify the factors that have made the U.S. uniquely vulnerable to the pandemic,...

NGA to host Leadership Development Program Industry Day | Intelligence Community News

On September 28, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) announced an Industry Day for the NGA Leadership Development program. Responses are required by 11:59 p.m....

Sponsor and Exhibitor Package Details | GISCafé

We are so excited to be returning in person this year with the 2021 Esri Infrastructure Management & GIS (IMGIS) Conference in Palm Springs,...

Map Remembering Those Lost to COVID | NYS GIS Association

‹ Previous Post 2021 Fall Virtual Event & Annual Meeting Update! Esri Education Manager, Joseph Kerski, recently shared the following: Here is a memorial to...

Company Spotlight: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) | American Geographical Society

By Samantha Hinton In 2010, Haiti experienced one of the world’s most catastrophic earthquakes, with impacts still lingering today. Although it only lasted 30 seconds,...

Advanced European satellites to benefit African weather and climate forecasting

African nations’ capacity to significantly improve weather and climate forecasting through access to data from Europe’s next-generation meteorological satellites will be the key focus...

Chart Viewer (Beta): a new Instant App | Esri

In the September 2021 release of ArcGIS Online we introduced the new Instant App, Chart Viewer! Chart Viewer (beta) allows...