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NGA releases unclassified mapping tool for Ebola relief -- FCW

10/23/2014

... on the geography and infrastructure of Liberia and Guinea, and build maps that include layers of information on Ebola treatment centers, mobile phone ... In previous emergencies, NGA would share static maps or other products with relief ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/10/23/nga-mapping-ebola-relief.aspx

The Top 10 stories on FCW.com -- FCW

09/19/2014

When worldwide visa and passport operations pause, people take notice. Why maps matter With an explosion of geodata, more and more agencies are mapping to make sense of ... The agency has had its challenges, but it is an innovator, too.

http://fcw.com/blogs/fcw-insider/2014/09/top-10-fcw-stories.aspx

USGS shakes up earthquake maps -- FCW

07/25/2014

Tweet Geodata USGS shakes up earthquake maps By Mark Rockwell ... it typically updates the national seismic hazard models and maps every six years, in sync with building ... The maps show that 42 states are at risk, with 16 facing high risk.

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/07/25/usgs-earthquake-map.aspx

A closer look at 'Map of the World' -- FCW

06/24/2014

... business well before the Internet, which posed both a challenge and an opportunity to make its reams of maps easily accessible to intelligence analysts. ... charts for maritime . [and] topographic maps,” Goolgasian said. “And then when we ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/06/24/map-of-the-world.aspx

INSCOM points toward greater use of open standards -- FCW

04/24/2014

Tweet Geodata INSCOM points toward greater use of open standards ... By Sean Lyngaas ... Long: NGA is moving toward 'immersive intelligence' Why maps matter Geospatial databases tend to be high-volume and require a great deal of computing ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/04/24/inscom-geodata-open.aspx

Why maps matter -- FCW

03/17/2014

Tweet Geodata Why maps matter By Frank Konkel ... "Maps are a compressed mechanism for storytelling." ... More on maps from FCW: Main feature: Why maps matter State Department: Mapping the ... "Maps aren't pieces of paper anymore," he added.

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/03/17/why-maps-matter.aspx

EPA: Using maps to make sense of water pollution data -- FCW

03/17/2014

Tweet Geodata EPA: Using maps to make sense of water pollution data ... the problem -- all of which is presented in terms that the average user can understand. More on maps from FCW: Main feature: Why maps matter State Department: Mapping the ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/03/17/epa-using-maps-to-make-sense-of-water-pollution-data.aspx

NGA: Seeking full immersion in geospatial data -- FCW

03/17/2014

Tweet Geodata NGA: Seeking full immersion in geospatial data ... And it all has been processed, curated and meta-tagged. More on maps from FCW: Main feature: Why maps matter State Department: Mapping the humanitarian crisis in Syria

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/03/17/nga-seeking-full-immersion-in-geospatial-data.aspx

State Department: Mapping the humanitarian crisis in Syria -- FCW

03/17/2014

Tweet Geodata State Department: Mapping the humanitarian crisis in Syria ... By Frank Konkel ... More on maps from FCW: Main feature: Why maps matter State Department: Mapping the ... "Maps unlock a great cognitive power," Campbell said.

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/03/17/state-dept-mapping-the-humanitarian-crisis-in-syria.aspx

Video: State's new push to recruit citizen mappers -- FCW

01/16/2014

... Department's Imagery to the Crowd initiative began sharing satellite imagery with the OpenStreetMap community to improve maps of potential crisis areas. ... making it easier for would-be mappers to turn those pictures into valuable geodata.

http://fcw.com/articles/2014/01/16/video-state-push-to-recruit-citizen-mappers.aspx