Geodigest. 8/2016


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!


6th of January 2017 – application deadline for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation.



ArcGIS 10.5 prerelease.

Survey123 for ArcGIS 1.8.

Maps API from DigitalGlobe, subscription plans.

Publish drone imagery on Mapbox directly from Pix4D.

Help translating the documentation and interface of Semi-automatic Classification Plugin.

Сomputing more realistic availability zones with Galton.

QGIS and basemaps: QuickMapServices.

Collector for ArcGIS 10.4.0 (Android).

Esri announces ArcGIS Maps for Power BI.

Open source location services on Android with Lost 2.0.



Material design atlas with QGIS Composer.

More icons & symbols for QGIS.

How to visualize bird migration data with QGIS TimeManager.

Working with JOSM.



Sweden bans cameras on drones.

One Metro World – a book about 40 metro maps from around the world.

Explorer’s Atlas – map with over 1000 inspiring world facts.

Upcoming ESRI’s MOOCs.

Garmin Fenix 3 watch review.

DJI Mavic Pro vs GoPro Karma review.

Tron 2.0 is a new Mapzen house style. Have a look at the map.

OsmAnd Topo map style.

Terrain-RGB – new global elevation layer from Mapbox.

The videos from State of the Map 2016 are available online.

Real-time information about parking and roadworks will be available as a digital map service from Here.

Mapillary now able to recognize and label objects in the wild.

What does New York do with all its trash?

Pinpointing pollution in the Chesapeake bay with one-meter-resolution GIS.



A few maps that explain the world.

All tech jobs mapped out.

Multimaps lets you view two synchronized maps at once.

Аn interactive map that displays cyber attacks live. More here.