Geodigest. 4/2016


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!



FOSS4G North America 2016

Report from the conference.

Videos of FOSS4G NA.

ESRI User Conference 2016

Plenary videos.

Review of the conference.


September the 1st 2016 – deadline to participate in the “National mapping, cartographic works in knowledge and regional development” conference to be held October 27th-28th in Kyiv.

September 17th 2016 – an international conference of developers and users of open software “OSDNConference 2016” will take place in Kyiv.

Records of a meeting “Principles of geospatial data.”

Review of the second international QGIS conference.



Mapillary JS is now embedded in iD, where you can view the world in 3D.

Mapbox Esri Connect is launched.

Upgrades in ArcGIS Online and more about OGC services in it.

Survey123 for ArcGIS overview.



The “Capitals of the World” project visualizes the state of OSM in different countries.

World events related to the International Map Year.

Free training on Python.

Designing badges for OSM heroes.

Copyright cartography – the story of traps on the map.

World of ArcGIS – a new edition.

Overview of what makes a successful GIS initiative.

The European Unions of the past – a story in the Washington Post.



Locations of recycled waste collection / management in the cities of Ukraine.

Map of the regional budget expenditures in Dnipro.

Very beautiful historical map of Barcelona.

Migration trends from Google searches.

Thermal map for gliders (from thermal satellite imagery).

6000 years of urban development.

Visualizing 15 trillions of world trade.

Map of the most popular beer in world countries.