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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.

WWF Report: Wildlife Has Declined 68% Since 1970 | Geo Lounge

Share:We hear individual stories about environmental destruction almost every day. However grim each of them may be, the big picture painted by precise global...

Registration Opens for Virtual URISA GIS Leadership Academy | GISUser.com

Des Plaines, IL (October 12, 2020)  URISA is pleased to announce that registration is open for the next virtual URISA GIS Leadership Academy (GLA), taking...

Cyient reports PAT at INR 839 Mn for the Second Quarter FY 21; |...

HYDERABAD, India, Oct. 15, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Cyient (Estd: 1991, NSE: CYIENT), a global engineering and technology solutions company, today...

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Agriculture Canada’s COVID-19 Response Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) on the...

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Agriculture Canada’s COVID-19 Response Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) on the Enterprise GIS Roadmap This year Canada’s National geospatial leadership conference GeoIgnite...

Andrew Zolnai Blog: Cornavirus update

 ... A lot has happened since the last update: not only may we have a second wave as seen in the bottom left-hand panel...

Aerial mapper Aerometrex has signed major corporates Suncorp and | GISCafé

Aerial mapper Aerometrex has signed major corporates Suncorp and Geoscape Australia to its digital imagery service as its subscription model continues to gain pace. The...

Cyient reports financial results for Q2 of FY 2021 | Geospatial World

Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, recently reported its consolidated financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of FY 2021 ending September...

Geographers recognized for national research on COVID-19 | Geospatial World

Geographers have been recognized in 14 research and educational fellowships from The Geospatial Software Institute (GSI) Conceptualization Project. The fellowships support projects that tackle...

Take a break with 1Spatial’s Mark Boxall – 1Spatial UK

Tell us about yourself? I’ve been at 1Spatial for around 9 months now, and given that only 2 of those were spent in the office...

Ballard sells UAV business to Honeywell | Geospatial World

Ballard Power Systems recently announced that it has sold the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) business assets of its subsidiary located in Southborough, Massachusetts to Honeywell International...

The Impact of Mandatory Remote Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic | GIS and Agent-Based...

In the past we have written about using agent-based modeling to study human resources management issues and how workplace the layout might impact subordinates...

Universities and colleges chose Kiana Digital Contact Tracing for safe return to campus |...

Kiana Analytics, Inc., recently announced that numerous universities and colleges have chosen them to assist with rapid response measures to reduce COVID-19 exposure outbreaks...

URISA Announces 2020 GIS Hall of Fame Inductee | GISUser.com

Des Plaines, IL (October 14, 2020) URISA is pleased to announce the induction of a very deserving program into its GIS Hall of Fame.  URISA’s GISCorps was officially recognized during GIS-Pro 2020, which...

CLEOS is the platform of platforms, shares Paolo Minciacchi, CEO, e-Geos | Geospatial World

Geospatial data has been playing a pivotal role in solving crucial problems of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us closer to this...

Webinar outlines Hexagon x Google Maps integration | Spatial Source

Following Hexagon’s recent acquisition of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, join us for a webinar walking through how you can leverage...

The Speaking Style of Some Languages May Help Spread COVID-19 | Geo Lounge

Share:There are many things we still don’t know about how the coronavirus is spread and how long the pandemic will last. Researchers and medical...

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous | GISCafé

Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 14, 2020...

U.S. Conference of Mayors Responds to Supreme Court Decision to End Census Count Early...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Below is a statement by U.S Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the Supreme Court’s decision to allow...

Transport for London enables a greener transportation future | GISCafé

Transport for London enables a greener transportation future with Remix's collaborative mapping platform SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2020 — (PRNewswire) —  Today,...

Talking PostGIS on Podcasts | OSGeo

Here in the Covid-times, I haven’t been able to keep up my previous schedule of speaking at conferences, but I have managed to participate...

The Second Wave is Coming | Maps Mania

This animated map shows the arrival of a huge second wave of coronavirus cases in Europe. Over the summer most European countries appeared to...

Geospatial Python: Do you need to learn it? | Geospatial World

Python is believed to be a great language for geospatial projects. Anita Graser is a legendary open-source geospatial Python expert. She’s been working with QGIS and Python since...

A Win for Secure Elections | Esri

Apps Such as ArcGIS Dashboards and ArcGIS QuickCapture Help Officials Securely Manage and Track Real-Time Election Data Voting in this year’s elections in...

Map of the Week: Most Popular Migrant Destinations By Country | American Geographical Society

By Conor White This week’s Map of the Week was created using data from the United Nations report International Migrant Stock. The Department of Economic...

Maricopa County Soars Again with EagleView Aerial Imagery | GISCafé

Aerial imagery informs county's innovative technology strategy and strengthens services for residents BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  EagleView, a leading technology provider of aerial...

NM Group PLS-CADD™ Training Seminar Goes Virtual | GISCafé

KNARESBOROUGH, England, Oct. 13, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — NM Group, in association with Power Line Systems (PLS), has announced their next...

RIEGL presents new products in INTERGEO 2020 DIGITAL | Geospatial World

2020 is a very special year – COVID-19 has taught us to think in new dimensions and to work in new spheres. Nevertheless, RIEGL...

A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond » Blog Archive » GRIFFIN – GPS...

Under a recent Australian Government production demonstration contract, GPSat Systems has continued with both capability expansion and commercialisation of it’s...

Registration Opens for Virtual URISA GIS Leadership Academy | GISCafé

Des Plaines, IL (October 12, 2020)  URISA is pleased to announce that registration is open for the next virtual URISA GIS Leadership Academy (GLA), taking...

Protect Yourself at Home with these 5 Privacy-Focused Tools | GISUser.com

The pandemic COVID 19 is changing the daily routines of millions of people throughout the world, including the way they work. Many companies are...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Three-Year Sales Agreement with Baidu | GISCafé

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 12, 2020 — Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a three-year sales agreement with...

Innovative geospatial solutions from Indian startup to fight COVID 19 | Geospatial World

Started in 2009, in Panaji, Goa by two IIT Kanpur alumni, Amarsh Chaturvedi and Ashwani Rawat, Transerve Technologies is a technology leader in the field of location-intelligence for effective...

NASA delays launch of SpaceX Crew-1 mission | Geospatial World

Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station has now been postponed to early-to-mid November. This will give more time to SpaceX...

IMD to employ impact-based warning | Geospatial World

India Meteorological Department (IMD) intends to use meteorological data along with with geospatial and population data for assessing the impact of the cyclone in a...

The VertiGIS Partner Conference goes virtual – 1Spatial UK

Written by Chris Wright, Geocortex Division Manager What a year 2020 has been here in the UK, lockdown in March due to Coronavirus, which led...

How to meet researchers’ constant need of high-quality geospatial data | Geospatial World

By bringing together maps, apps, data, and people, geospatial information allows everyone to make more informed decisions. By linking science with action, geospatial information...

SCP E194 Cargo Bike Food Delivery in Regional Smart Communities, with Beate Kubitz

In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a great chat with Beate Kubitz, a Transport Consultant and Future Mobility Researcher in...

Here’s why 2020 is the worst year so far in terms of Climate Change...

If not for COVID-19, this would be the top news this year. 2020 could very well be the worst year in terms of Climate...