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Business on The Web
(07.18.00) Is Your Domain Name A Trademark Infringement?...

ESRI UC 2000
(06.20.00) What to expect at the 2000 ESRI User Conference ...

Intro to GeoCaching
(06.06.00) A new 21st century GPS recreation! ...

Mapinfo 6.0
(05.26.00) Mapinfo Professional v6.0 Goes 3D & Web Active...

ASPRS
(05.25.00) A commentary from the floor at the annual ASPRS conference in D.C...

NASA Education
(05.24.00) NASA TO LAND PROGRAM IN GEORGIA...

SRTM Coverage Continues
(05.15.00) Space Radar Tape Duplication Finished...

Selective Availability Coverage
(05.08.00) Selective Availability Goes Away ...

Linux for handhelds
(05.05.00) WirelessDevNet Feature "Linux for handhelds: fact or fiction?"...

President Ends Selective Availability
(05.01.00) Improving the Civilian Global Positioning System...

GIS Goes Mobile
(05.01.00) A special look at advances in wireless and mobile GIS applications...

Scrap The Paper And Improve Field Productivity
(04.12.00) A commentary by Graham Brown, president of field systems leader Tadpole-Cartesia...

From the floor at GITA
(03.27.00) Daily commentaries from one of the years largest GIS conferences...

Ordance Survey Special Feature
(03.08.00) Facts and figures about Ordnance Survey, Britain's national mapping agency - "From one revolution to another"...

Deregulated Utility Industries
(03.01.00) It's Time To Scrap The Paper And Improve Field Productivity...

Distributed Spatial Indexing
(03.01.00) Innogistic have released their latest GIS, Cartology DSI, with a truly distributed alternative to the Oracle Spatial Data Cartridge and MapInfo’s SpatialWare...

Shuttle Radar Data Explained
(02.24.00) This feature helps explain issues related to the topo mapping mission data quality and availability...

Census 2000 Dress Rehearsal Data
(02.23.00) The Commerce Department's Census Bureau released a CD-ROM containing basic demographic data from the Census 2000 Dress Rehearsal....

Pima County Arizona - WebMapping
The Pima County Internet Webmapping project was featured as part of the GeoNetcom seminar series. An overview of the presentation is presented here...

Crime Mapping GIS Resources
We've put together some maps which will point you to police departments, crime analysis agencies, and other organizations involved in Crime Mapping and GIS applications involving crime data. There's also a mechanism to submit your resource as well....

Y2K Compliance by GIS Vendors
We're pointing you to y2k statements and assurances of y2k compliance issued by the major GIS vendors....

Special New Year Feature on Time Zones
To celebrate the new mmillenium, we've put together some information on International time zones, time zone datasets, and related Y2K resources....

IMAGINE, Geographic Information as A Shared Resource
Escambia County, ECUA, the City of Pensacola, and the Property Appraiser have entered into an inter-local agreement to develop a comprehensive Geographic Information System (GIS)....

A Detailed Look at The Kodak FIS265
We took this GPS enabled Digital camera and integrated it with ArcView GIS. View our synopsis and get some valuable hints. We also posted a digital image tour of NW Florida's beutiful Emerald Coast....

Raster-Vector Data Conversion strategies
Yecheng Ted Wu, Ph.D, of Able Software has provided this excellent paper on Raster, Vector and Automated Map Digitizing....

ArcView Training
Is ArcView training worthwhile? What's the best approach to take? What books are best to get up and running with ArcView? Bill Huber has compiled the findings of a survey to help answer these questions....

College Crime Risk Mapping
Glenn Letham, editor of SpatialNews and The GeoCommunity takes a look at some interesting crime risk mapping applications...

Census 2000 How the People Use the Census
Government officials aren't the only ones who will be using Census 2000 data come 2001. People from many walks of life use census data to advocate for causes, research markets, target advertising, locate pools of skilled workers, prevent diseases, even rescue disaster victims...

The Y2K Bug and What you should do About It
Want to know more about the Y2K bug and what you should do about it?...

IKONOS Satellite
First Image from the IKONOS Satellite Shows Washington, D.C....

Publishing Geospatial Data Online
Jason Rader has provided this interesting paper - Publishing Geospatial Data Online to Optimize Rural GIS Resources...

Give it away or sell it?
Spatial Data on the web - Comments from a notable editor concerning the issue of free spatial data...

ArcView 3.2 is Released
ArcView GIS 3.2, the new update of ESRI's popular desktop mapping and GIS software, is now shipping...

Paper "The future of GIS"
Robert Crossley's paper on the future of GIS, presented to the Far North Queensland GIS Users Group...

ESRI Conference Tops Charts
Annual Gathering Affirms Solid Future for GIS ESRI's 1999 User Conference Tops the Charts...

Web based GIS
New Approaches to Internet-based GIS. A paper by Brian Massey of Soft Reality...

National Atlas of Canada Launched on the Internet
Searching for a map of major river systems in Western Canada? Wondering where Canada’s oil resources are located? Interested in knowing which part of Canada receives the most rainfall? ...

Discussion Paper
Towards a Conceptual Framework Architecture to Support the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure...

New Application Served by the USGS
Internet users can now construct maps, search for specific data, and download results through a new application being served by the U.S. Geological Survey ...

GIS Education!
Locate Colleges and universities world-wide offering GIS and other related programs. Also, our list of free on-line gis tutorials and courses is still growing...

Tropical Storm Watch!
Stay informed with the latest updates regard tropical storm activity. We'll also provide you with other interesting storm related information and resources...

End of Week rollover for the GPS
Chances are you've heard about the Year 2000 bug. You may also have heard about the End of Week rollover for the Global Positioning System (GPS) in August 1999. How could your GPS receiver be affected by these date changes? What are the potential safety implications? The U.S. Department of the Interior has compiled a brief overview to assist you in understanding this issue...

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