February 2024 Archives

How Our Continent Drains

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This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series February 2024

Robert Szucs is a digital cartographer turned artist who saw the potential to turn nature’s patterns into contemporary artwork. This ocean drainage map was a months-long project, that included “a ton of manual work,” including cleaning data, figuring out how to categorize millions of lines into a handful of ocean drainages, and then zooming in […]

With friends like these, who needs consumer reviews? 

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This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series February 2024

By Matt Kowalski  Likely, everyone can agree that we prefer to make informed decisions when spending our hard-earned money. If it is a car, computer, or the pen that I used to write this you can find a consumer report about it.  Don’t believe me? Search “pen consumer report.” You will not only find Consumer […]

The Mission of MAPPS 

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This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series February 2024

View from Above  MAPPS president Kelly Francis talks about the exciting future of the trade association  This article is the first in a series of four focusing on a trade association that recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and continues making meaningful impacts in the geospatial community. The first article is an interview with Kelly Francis, […]