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The Advantages of Incorporating Historical Geographic Information Systems (H-GIS) into Modern Coastal Management Planning

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries: Advances in Geospatial Information, Collections & Archives, 10:157–172, Published Online 23 July 2014

By Michael Reid

“As the terrestrial and marine effects of climate change continue to intensify, the value of natural habitats as a form of protection against a variety of ecological issues is becoming clear. 181 more words


EU-DEM: Digital Surface Model at 25m

I’d like to share information about an excellent data source for elevation data covering Europe at 25 m resolution:

The EU-DEM was generated within the… 141 more words


Vulnerable individuals – can web GIS really help?

With all that’s been going on in the news lately with vulnerable individuals, I thought I would have a think about how better data quality and, particularly, location based information may be able to help those responsible for monitoring vulnerable people and coordinating the information so important in these circumstances.  891 more words

Vulnerable People

North Dakota Test Farms

The North Dakota State University Extension service is working with ten farms across the state to test different varieties of crops according to KMOT-TV.  They are testing on the different climate zones across the state.  89 more words


Research Background

This week I’m presenting a poster at the Graduate Research Conference at UTAS. Poster defences aren’t as common in the Humanities as in other disciplines, so I had to make it up as I went along. 201 more words

Playas and Wetlands of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer Data Released

A new web resource from Texas Tech University of playas and wetlands for the southern High Plains region of Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico offers a wide variety of spatial data on this key resource and region.   200 more words

Public Domain Data

Brian reblogged this on Seeking Ecopolis and commented:

I haven't had a chance to explore this myself, but it looks like it might be a good data resource for those working in this region. Check it out!

Wheat Discoloring Reducing Harvest Payments and Assessing Crop Damage

KMOT-TV, out of Minot, North Dakota spoke to farmers in Williams County, ND, which is far Northwest North Dakota and part of the Baakan Oil Shale Boom region which includes Williston, about recent precipitation and the effect on the drum wheat.  146 more words