Sympathy for Boston from Space

Sympathy for Boston from Space

As a business we will not ignore the events around us. These are the times that shape us. Those in Boston will be added to the fabric of our growing list of prayers. As we grapple with the enormity of this and who could possibly choose to do something this awful, we...

Asteroid DA14, Friday Flyby

No this is not the 2012 apocalypse sequel, we’re just having a close encounter with an asteroid today. DA14 will be passing within 15,000 miles of earth and you can follow it’s progress! Find out how to watch asteroid 2012 DA14 flyby online in webcasts....

NOAA: 30 Years of Saving Lives

This month marks NOAA’s 30th anniversary of using GIS technology to save lives. We applaud their efforts and their vision. To commemorate their anniversary this month, we are sharing a segment of an article about their mission from Science Daily: “Thirty...

Impact on Jupiter

Did you see what happened on Jupiter this week? An amateur astronomer caught the impact on video as he was scanning the skies. Just another example of the power of the citizen science movement. Below is an article about the event by science writer Alan Boyle....

A Disappearing Island Restored

As sea levels change around the globe,  islands and shorelines in the Mid-Atlantic are becoming vulnerable to erosion. In some cases, intervention is in order to protect endangered wildlife.  This story brought to our attention by one of our Carte Diem authors, Dr....

GIS Whisperer is here!

HQ Alert! UPDATE: 4/2/2013 Join the Tribe of GIS Whisperers as we migrate to the Esri EdUC in July! http://www.giswhisperer.com    We have a secret, but we’re rotten at keeping secrets. So shhh…GIS Whisperer is coming in the fall of 2012. We’re...