The MapScaping Podcast - GIS, Geospatial, Remote Sensing, earth observation and digital geography

A podcast for the mapping community. Interviews with the people that are shaping the future of GIS, geospatial and the mapping world. This is a podcast for the GIS and geospatial community

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 174 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 15 hours 15 minutes


episode 174: Thermal Imagery From Space

Applications of thermal imaging from space include monitoring wildfires, urban heat islands, economic activity, and the built environment.  But it's not easy ;)    Connect with Robin Cole at   Check out the Earth Observation Hub!...



episode 173: I Quit My Job

After 12 years of working as a GIS specialist / Consultant, I quit and I am ready to move on.    Looking back at the last 12 years if I could go back in time and give myself some advice I would tell myself these 8 things.   Boring Work won’t necessarily ...



episode 172: Monitoring Atmospheric Pollution From Space

It turns out that monitoring atmospheric pollution from space is really hard! But if you can do it will help you understand air quality, solar energy, ozone Layer and UV radiation, emissions and surfaces fluxes, and climate forcing    Contact Mark on Twi...



episode 171: Hex Tiles

The problem of unification: Spatial data comes in many different sizes, shapes, and formats making it a difficult and time-consuming process to join data for visualization, exploration, and analysis. Enter the Hex Tile system! Contact Foursquare:  conn...



episode 170: The Business of Web Maps

This is a story about a hobby project called Scribble Maps that grew into business… but it's also a story about the opportunities and challenges of creating geospatial tools for non-geospatial professionals. Jonathan Wagner “Its easy to get people to ma...



episode 169: Finding Water Leaks From Space

This is a story about finding water on Mars and adapting the technology to look for leaking pipes underground here on earth ... but in this story, we don't just solve the problem, we build a business around it!   Lauren Guy From    Sp...


 2022-08-31  39m

episode 168: How To Keep Your Satellite Pointing At Earth

It turns out that satellites are not as passive as you might think, and in the case of earth observation satellites it's not easy to keep them pointing at earth!   But if you have a map of the stars, a sun tracker, and are able to keep an eye on the eart...


 2022-08-18  39m

episode 167: Bathymetric Lidar and Blue Carbon

This is a story about bathymetric Lidar... and how geo-tagged sharks led to the discovery of a huge nature-based carbon sink in the Bahamas.   More on this case study here:   The Ocean of Things  https://www.d...


 2022-08-10  44m

episode 166: Re-Published - QGIS Offline And In The Field

Republishing this episode because of the audio issues with the original episode!     Mergin Maps lets you create QGIS projects that can be used to collect and edit data in the field. You see updates in near real-time, even from the field. Works offline. ...


 2022-08-08  35m

episode 165: The Open Geospatial Consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international consortium of more than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities ... but why should you care?    Maybe because this community is defining the future of geospati...


 2022-08-03  44m