Geography and GIS E-book

Essays on Geography and GIS, the latest offering from the Best Practices series published by geographic information system (GIS) software developer ESRI, is a collection of essays written by many of the top academics in the fields of geography and GIS technology.   Previously published individually in the company's ArcNews magazine, the collection of articles provides insight into the power of spatial thinking. Adds George Dailey, ESRI's K-12 Education Program manager, "This compilation is a blend of articles from authors peering into the intersection of geography and technology and their relevance and importance to our present and future in many... (read more)
2008-10-09 10:19:08

How Google Gave Geography its Groove Back

Hydro international Interviews Ed Parsons
Once upon a time, the study of the Earth’s surface, its features, inhabitants and phenomena was nothing more than a tiresome school subject for the average person on the street. Google has changed all that with its interactive map of the world. Stitched together from aerial and satellite footage, it has been downloaded more than 400 million times, with people and organisations putting it to all sorts of interesting uses, from spying on celebrities to locating the nearest hotel in a foreign city. We spoke to Ed Parsons, Google’s geospatial technologist, to find out more about what lies ahead for... (read more)
2009-06-04 12:00:00

Andy Plater

Andy Plater is professor of Physical Geography and head of Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Liverpool. His research focuses on coastal geomorphology and environmental change, risk to coastal infrastructure from flooding due to sea-level rise and storms, and providing evidence for sustainable management of coastal resources. (read more)
2017-06-01 04:12:45

Andrea Spitzner

Ms. Spitzner completed her studies in Physical Geography in 2009, specialising in climatological geography and atmospheric research. She moved from the Federal Environment Agency Germany to Aqua Vision in 2011, where she is responsible for measuring and analysing ADCP and multibeam data. (read more)
2017-09-05 04:25:34

Charles de Jongh

Charles de Jongh has an MSc in Geography with a master in Cartography and Geographical Information Science. He is a senior member of the CARIS BV Technical Sales staff with extensive experience implementing CARIS applications in different organisations. (read more)
2017-09-18 01:31:33

Andrew Orthmann

Andrew Orthmann manages NOAA charting work for TerraSond. He has 16 years of experience in the field of hydrographic survey, consisting of 9 years for Fugro-Pelagos and 7 years for TerraSond. He holds a BSc in Geography (2000) from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is a NSPS-THSOA Certified Hydrographer (#225). (read more)
2017-06-07 02:52:38

Patrick Keown

Patrick Keown is a physical scientist in NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey managing hydrographic survey projects. Mr. Keown graduated in Geography (BSc) from Western Kentucky University. His career consists of 7 years of combined experience in the field of GIS and hydrography with the US Army Corps of Engineers and NOAA.   (read more)
2017-05-30 03:00:39

Luis Conti

Luis Americo Conti received his BSc in Geography, MSc in Physical Oceanography and PhD in Marine Geology from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Today he is associate professor at the School of Sciences and Humanities and Centre for Marine Biodiversity at the University of São Paulo, where he teaches and researches marine and lacustrine geomatics and geophysics. (read more)
2017-06-14 03:19:45

Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper is the vice president of CARIS USA and the current president of the Hydrographic Society of America. He is also vice president of the US National Section of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History and a board member of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS). (read more)
2017-07-04 03:51:31

Paul Cooper

Paul R. Cooper retired from the US Naval Oceanographic Office as Director of the International Program after 35 years and then joined private industry before retiring in 2016. He is active in the Pan American Institute of Geography and History, The Hydrographic Society of America, and the IHO Crowd Source Bathymetry WG and Group on Earth Observations. (read more)
2018-01-09 08:49:05
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