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 144 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 17 hours 52 minutes


episode 24: Geospatial support for humanitarian emergencies

Humanitarian emergencies often strike without warning, destroying lives and livelihoods within a matter of seconds. In the immediate aftermath, the challenge for those responding is to know where to start. MapAction provides geospatial support in the cas...


 2019-08-28  22m

episode 23: Crowd source clean the planet - a geospatial approach

Litter is everywhere. Soda cans, plastic bags, and cigarette butts litter the environment, choke wildlife, and threaten our planet. Litterati is tackling this problem one piece of litter at a time. Geotags provide insight into problem areas, while keywor...


 2019-08-21  32m

episode 22: Highways in the sky, risk islands and drone flight paths

Traffic on the road is governed by a strict set of well integrated rules covering everything from speed limitations, direction of travel and even who has the right of way in given situations. There are many use cases for drones but if we can't agree on o...


 2019-08-14  34m

episode 21: Immersive maps give context to data - this is Street View for rivers

Fishviews is the Google Street View for rivers. The creators believe that the ability to virtually explore river environments is going to fundamentally change the way we understand waterways. The idea being that 360 immersive experiences will give people...


 2019-08-08  23m

episode 20: The Google Drive of geospatial - curation over creation

Rachel Olney is the founder of Geosite, a company that describes it's self as the Google Drive, or Switzerland, of geospatial. Rachel shares the insights that lead her to start a company that aims to bridge the gap between users that understand the impor...


 2019-07-31  40m

episode 19: A geospatial story and some housekeeping

I thought I would take the time to share my background with you, how I became involved in the geospatial industry and share I few things that I have learned from conducting interviews with people in the industry. I also have a few housekeeping messages I...


 2019-07-17  38m

episode 18: Mapping the way we relate to the urban environment

Our digital footprints, the posts, and comments we leave online might just be useful the key to understanding how people relate and interact with the urban environment. Geotagged, comments online can be processed using natural language artificial intelli...


 2019-07-10  38m

episode 17: Creating Global Activity Specific Maps

Andy Allan, the owner and founder of Thundred Forest, talks about how he got involved with the OpenStreetMap project and ended up creating activity specific maps at a global scale. We also discuss what it takes to make and update maps of the world and th...


 2019-07-03  27m

episode 16: Positioning as a service and the role of smartphones in the future of geolocation

Smartphones are going to democratize the precise geolocation in the future. In the past years, android has giving developers access to GNNS measurements which is the step before acquiring a position fix and a prerequisite for precise positioning. One of ...


 2019-06-25  29m

episode 15: A diary of your location - recording your travel journeys using GPS tracks

Esplorio automatically maps your journeys as you move around the world. The idea being that by mapping path we take when we travel we can build a much more nuanced record of our travels. The exact route we took through Rome, where we got on and off the b...


 2019-06-19  43m