The GeoTREE Center (www.geotree.uni.edu ) at the University of Northern Iowa received a NSF REU award to introduce young scientists to a highly interdisciplinary research environment with fundamental and applied research in hyperspectral imaging (HI). HI is widely used in various disciplines such as Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Forestry, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geographic... More
David DiBiase, Esri Director of Education, announced major upgrades to the Esri site license agreement for colleges and universities today. Esri is adding functionality to the educational license by allowing access to Community and Business Analyst extensions with Business Analyst Site Add-on license. They are also adding several vertical market extensions, such as Defense, Aeronautical,... More
In early January a three day visit was held at Kaskaskia College as part of the American Association of Community College MentorLinks program which is funded by the National Science Foundation. The major goal of this project is to develop a geospatial technology program at Kaskaskia. During the visit the AACC MentorLinks mentor, Vince DiNoto, worked with the local project team on their... More
Caitlin Dempsey provides an upbeat analysis of several industy-leading reports that all point to vigorous growth in the Geospatial Technology Industry. Expected job growth and opportunities are equally encouraging in these tough economic times. More
We have just published our latest newsletter, Winter 2012 issue, and you can download the PDF file here . Read all about our GTCM development workshops, national competition, and latest workshops planned across the US this year.
DIVA-GIS is a free computer program for mapping and geographic data analysis (a geographic information system (GIS ). With DIVA-GIS you can make maps of the world, or of a very small area, using, for example, state boundaries, rivers, a satellite image, and the locations of sites where an animal species was observed. We also provide free spatial data for the whole world that you can use in DIVA-GIS... More