Geodigest. 3/2016


Have a look at our digest reviewing news and interesting facts, a periodic selection of all things geo. Feel free to add your news links in the comments below!



June 12th – deadline for abstract submission for the conference “Geoinformation technologies for natural and cultural heritage conservation” extended.

July 18th – register for the 2016 Copernicus Masters competition, seven categories this year.

July 18th – AUVSI’s Startup Connection in San Francisco on unmanned systems and robotics.

November 30th – grant deadline for postdoc travel expenses in 2017.



Drone2Map for ArcGIS Beta is available, and its description.

Release of Collector for ArcGIS 10.4 Beta.

Release of ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0.

Spottle – a geo-messenger by Ukrainian developers, combining the functionality of Foursquare and WhatsApp (Android, iOS).

OldNYC App (iOS) displays old photos of New York City at the location of the device, if planning on going there, be sure to download it :)

Attribute based clustering plugin for easy clustering of vector objects by attributes in QGIS.

Mapillary created a Chrome extension.

NextGIS have announced This cloud geospatial service will allow you to create your Web GIS in the browser.

Overview of new cloud-based GIS NextGIS.



A new tool to offset imagery in the OSM iD editor to improve working with data.

Osm-analytics is launched, a platform for OSM data surfing and analysis.

Wikimedia Ukraine is offering grants for local history related expeditions.

The May Geo4All newsletter.

May seminar on the “Secondary Cities” project took place at the Kharkov National Karazin University.

Imagery from Sentinel-2 available in ArcGIS.

Mapillary contest of geotagged photos of nature parks (Ukraine).

A new good source of terrain data (paid).



Googlesheepview – search service for sheep in Google streetview.

Visualization of daily commutes Americans make to work.

Compilation of cartographic blog posts by National Geographic.

The.jefferson.grid instagram, each photo contains a square mile. – a service that allows you to make free ready to print maps based on OSM data.

The network of worldwide air traffic.

How to find out the age of a not dated map.

High quality digital prints of Earth from space.

Wooden 3D maps of the Earth’s surface.



Map of world sea routes.

Map of the power origin in the world.

The first topographic map of Mercury surface.

Cloudless mosaic of 7000 images of Africa.



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