There’s no question that Story Maps and the Story Map templates are valuable and useful for many things. There are crowd-sourced story maps, some are strictly map based, some share news and event information, others are used to gather crowd-sourced information, and then some stories walk you through a visual experience told through photos and […]
So, you want to go to school and get that degree – maybe you want to be a Geographer? Well, there’s some great news as a there’s now a webmap that can show you where you can get your degree – The College Map (Beta) #EDU #STEM #GeoEducation.
This tip comes via Rich Shultz (@RSchultzGeoTech), educator and Associate Director/co-PI of the National GeoTech Center… Take 10 minutes and then pass it along to one other person. Let’s teach the importance of spatial thinking to our future workforce. In this awesome presentation, Dr. Kerski (@josephkerski) discusses paper maps and the evolution of mobile maps, […]
MarchMadness officially kicked off this week, hopefully your bracket is still alive! You may have gone through the teams and selected your favorites but do you know the players? This awesome map from Esri will help you to get to know them a bit better.
Every February we gather around the TV or in the bar, put back some burgers, wings, nachos and chili, and enjoy what is hopefully a good foot ball game for the title. But you may wonder, which cities have hosted the big game? This fine Story Map shares details of the game and venues that […]
Today, on this MLK Day, the life and accomplishments and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King are in the spotlight and on the minds of many. As a result, we wanted to share this fine StoryMap produced by Allen Carroll of Esri.
GIS Day has come and gone (well actually, there’s GIS Day events all week long) and Geography Awareness Week introduced us all to more amazing maps, webmaps, and apps that are powered by location and geography. We stumbled onto loads of great maps this week and there’s no sign of the great Map tips slowing […]
We love maps (as do many of you no doubt) and geological maps are always up there at the top of the list of faves! We have many cool maps on the walls of the GEO Jobe HQ and there’s always room for one more. Here’s an awesome map you can print out and hang […]
Don’t worry, there’s just one more day to go until we hit the hump! Until then, here’s a little Map inspiration and motivation to help to get you through the start of the week. Enjoy these 30 maps for a little geographic and cartographic, fun, inspiration, humor, and even a little knowledge.
Sadly and somewhat shocking, here we are watching another major (epic) hurricane approach the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States – enter Irma. Agencies and populations that are potentially in harms way are bracing for the worst and implementing their emergency strategies.