Tag: maps

Geocoding with Microsoft’s Azure Maps

API’s are getting more and more important as some (maybe the majority?) of GIS users don’t want to handle large datasets, don’t want to care about addresses and…

Spatial Big-Data: 10 stunning services

In the last month the German website Spiegel-Online showed some nice examples of big-data combined with geodata. Geodata get’s more important with every GPS-enabled device that is sold,…

Open Data in the UK

The Ordnance Survey is UK’s mapping agency and frequently releases free datasets. Their OpenData policy is quite progressive compared to Germany’s and they’ve recently published some fresh datasets…

Soil Atlas and Soil Data

If you are working on European soils, I’m sure you already know the website of the European Union Joint Research Center, the so called ‘European Soil Portal‘. If…

Using OpenStreetMap on your GARMIN

Since most people working with digital-data they are always interested in obtaining their own data using a Global Positioning System (GPS). Therefore I’ll give a short introduction for all…

2013 in maps: a short review

Thanks to Christoph, he also runs a specific blog on paleoseismicity, who send me the link, I want to share the gizmodo list of best maps 2013 with…