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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.

Use This Down Time to Become a Better Surveyor

Coming Out Smarter, Stronger, and More Valuable After the Surveying Slowdown is Over Unprecedented times have the world economy racing toward a potential recession and...

My Coordinates | Coordinates

  Novel Scare COVID-19 has spread All across the globe, almost. With over 4000 death counts And over 1,27,000 infected, Countries struggle to contain it. The...

Location tracking during Covid-19: An EthicalGEO Pod Episode | GIS & You

Geospatial data and tools, including personal location tracking, are extremely valuable for policy planning, public information, and public health response, and may play a...

Rolling Hospital Bed Data into…Craigslist Zones? | Esri

Yesterday I published a StoryMap that looks at the proportion of a county’s population that is represented by a single hospital bed. The data...

The GeoGeeks at Home Podcast – Listen and Learn from #GeoGeeksAtHome Self Isolating during...

GISuser founder, Glenn Letham (@gletham) has started a new Podcast, GeoGeeksatHome. Enjoy discussions with GIS, surveying, and mapping industry professionals while they continue with...

DATAMARK to Host Free Virtual Public Safety Conference | GISUser.com

WHAT: DATAMARK, the public safety GIS team of Michael Baker International, is hosting a free, multi-day virtual public safety conference to offer education and support to...

Special Edition Newsletter (#2) | PolicyMap

Matching Hospital Capacity to Risk For Severe COVID-19 Response As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds in the United States, government agencies and institutions are taking a...

Improve Your COVID-19 Cases Map | Esri

When you map the count of COVID-19 Coronavirus cases in your community, there are a few challenges you will encounter along the way. In...

Mobilizing Volunteers to Help the Most Vulnerable through Maps | OSGeo

As the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19 rises around the world there is understandably a high degree of...

Esri creates dashboard to map spread of COVID 19 cases in India | Geospatial...

We live in a digital age where social media has become a necessity of our everyday life. For any news or information, we turn...

Unacast Launches Pro Bono Social Distancing Scoreboard As Part | GISCafé

The Real World Graph® data engine provides valuable insights on social distancing patterns at county and state level for public agencies and healthcare organizations. NEW...

Geospatial Solutions coverage of COVID-19

Geospatial Solutions is offering the latest news and updates concerning the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Check out a message from GPS World here. News • Analysis of...

StoryMaps Live featuring educator Kathy Carroll | Esri

Featured storyteller Kathy Carroll—an educator for over twenty-five years—currently teaches world history and serves as the social studies vertical team chair at St. John’s...

Satellite Images show the impact of coronavirus in US | Geospatial World

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread and create chaos all over the world. As of March 27, the coronavirus has affected more than...

GPS tracking shows critical truck deliveries continue despite COVID-19 | GPS World

Photo: RichLegg/E+/Getty Images The American Transportation Research Institute is releasing new data showing that trucks are continuing to move — in many cases faster than...

Skyfire Consulting to deliver American-made drones for critical sectors with majority stake acquisition of...

US: Skyfire Consulting has nnounced that it had acquired a majority stake in Viking UAS, a Maine-based drone design and manufacturing house focused on high-end...

Matching Hospital Capacity to Risk for Severe COVID-19 Response

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds in the United States, government agencies and institutions are taking a hard look at hospital capacity for the surge...

19 countries track mobile location to fight COVID-19 | GPS World

In moves sure to concern privacy advocates, 19 countries are now accessing citizens’  mobile location data in an effort to fight the coronavirus outbreak. A...

Mapping coronavirus waffles | Esri

Previous posts on this subject have intended to encourage you to map coronavirus responsibly by sharing some best practices. Subsequently I shared a coxcomb...

AYUDAR Sale: All courses available for $9.99 | Miller Mountain

I know with 1/3 of the world in lockdown many of you are stuck at home.  I know it’s frustrating but when life sends...

Map of the Week: European Borders Reinstated | American Geographical Society

By: Conor White Graphic Source: Forbes   The COVID-19 pandemic is creating headlines and breaking records all around the world on a daily basis. The virus which...

Cartegraph Releases Free COVID-19 Response Software for Local Government Agencies | Earth Imaging Journal

DUBUQUE, Iowa- Cartegraph, a leader in operations management software and services, has released a free solution to help local government agencies monitor their response...

US Coast Guard protests GPS disruption to UN body: ‘urgent issue’ | GPS World

The International Maritime Organization headquarters in London. (Photo: Anastasia Yakovleva/iStock Editorial / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images) Responding to a plea from 14 maritime organizations in...

State Governments Using Vexcel Imagery to Aid in COVID-19 Response | GISCafé

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has now reached all 50 states in the U.S. In accordance with Federal Government and Center for Disease Control and...

Map of the Month: Demographics, Multiple-person households with children, Germany 2019 | Earth Imaging...

GfK's Map of the Month for March shows the regional distribution of multiple-person households with children in Germany in 2019. Most German schools and...

Skyfire Consulting to Deliver High-End American-Made Drones for | GISCafé

Skyfire Consulting to Deliver High-End American-Made Drones for Critical Sectors with Majority Stake Acquisition of Viking UAS ATLANTA, March 26, 2020 — (PRNewswire)...

CARTO collaborates with Spanish community app to fight Covid-19 | Geospatial World

CARTO has joined hands with the AistenciaCovid19, an app developed by the Community of Madrid, to curb the spread of Coronavirus. CARTO has joined...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

LONDON - OneWeb, the global communications company with a mission to bring connectivity to everyone everywhere, announced today the successful launch of 34 more...

COVID-19: Mapping vulnerable populations in California | Earth Imaging Journal

As part of the effort to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable and impacted groups during the ongoing and rapidly developing coronavirus...

CovIndia, India’s first district-wise Covid19 tracker | Geospatial World

  India, the world’s second-most populous nation is seeing huge growth of corona cases. So far there are a total of 728 cases across the...

Geospatial World Geospatial World Geospatial World | Geospatial World

In addition to the human drama that COVID-19 causes worldwide, another victim presents itself: privacy. Privacy advocates fear that surveillance methods will be stretched...

Better air quality over China due to anti-corona actions | Geoawesomeness

Three moths ago nobody would have considered a...

Draganfly Selected to Globally Integrate Breakthrough Health | GISCafé

Draganfly Selected to Globally Integrate Breakthrough Health Diagnosis Technology Immediately onto Autonomous Camera’s and Specialized Drones to Combat Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Future Health Emergencies Partnering...

Clinical AI Leader Jvion Launches COVID Community Vulnerability Map | Earth Imaging Journal

The map identifies populations likely to experience severe outcomes once infected and the socioeconomic drivers for that risk, helping community leaders and healthcare providers...

GPS Data Shows Critical Truck Deliveries Continue Despite COVID-19 | Earth Imaging Journal

ATLANTA - Today, the American Transportation Research Institute is releasing new data showing that trucks are continuing to move – in many cases faster...

Why Lockdown Matters: Exploring Human Mobility Data in Italy | Carto

The new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019, continues to cross borders. The...

Register for the Facebook #BuildforCOVID19 – a new online hackathon | GISUser.com

From Facebook… In collaboration with other companies and platforms in the tech ecosystem, alongside partners including the World Health Organization and scientists from the...

Pandemic drones to monitor, detect those with COVID-19 | GPS World

Draganfly will integrate a breakthrough health diagnosis onto cameras and UAVs to combat coronavirus. In a rush to combat the global spread of the deadly...

Preparing home care agencies to make fast decisions | eSpatial

As COVID-19 spreads, frontline health care workers are increasingly stretched thin. While much of the focus has been on hospital staff, home care workers...