Null Island, a fictional location at the confluence of the Equator and the Prime Meridian, is used for troubleshooting purposes as a way to flag geocoding failures.
Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.
Researchers are working on developing remotely sensed maps that may assist locals in assessing damage and managing the aftermath with future earthquakes.
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The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team is able to provide mapping services in large part due to its army of volunteers. Find out ways that you can get involved with HOT.
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GISCafe Attends Esri Federal User Conference in Washington, D.C.
February 19th, 2016 by Susan Smith
This coming week, February 24-25, join more than 3,500 federal professionals to explore ground-breaking ways government uses geospatial technology to solve the world’s greatest challenges. GIS provides a platform like no other to integrate data, perform dynamic analysis, and then take action.