For historical reasons, I'm trying to figure out when the term "geospatial" came into use? The earliest usages I can find are from around 1994, but I would be really surprised if it wasn't used ...
I've seen lots of world maps in the shape of two disks that touch, each one a separate projection of one hemisphere onto a disk -- usually the Western Hemisphere and the Eastern Hemisphere -- so ...
I am working in the pipelines field, and I get in touch with the concept of the linear referencing methods, specifically with station equation method. I had to do research about this method, I'm ...
Many old maps have lines like below. Is there a term for a map with that type of lines? (from http://r-russell0912-dc2.blogspot.com/2011/01/pirate-maps-and-old-maps.html) My best hypothesis is that ...
I'm preparing a presentation of QGIS to release of the brazilian QGIS user guide. Thus, I would like insert some information about QGIS in global scale. Something like Tim's qgis-for-humanity ...
Possible Duplicate: Is there a source for historical shapefiles and tiles? Does anyone know of a good source for historic country borders, in a GIS file format, like shapefiles? I've been ...
We're having an office clear-out and have come across a number of old GIS paper materials. Random examples (to give a taste - there are about 20-30 in all) include: Postcodes: The New Geography ...
Our library is undertaking a project to map historical data regarding 18th and 19th century British and American printers and publishers. One of the problems that we have encountered is the different ...
This quote about how 80% of all data has a spatial component has been bandied around everywhere. Introduction to GIS classes, product descriptions, talks, etc. Would anybody know who first said it? Or ...