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PRIO-GRID 2.0 Launches at grid.prio.org

The latest version of the PRIO-GRID is now available at grid.prio.org , featuring several new dimensions and types of data, making it one of the best standardized platforms for visualization and analysis of conflict data.          

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New grid dataset for conflict research (and others?)

I have recently published a new spatial dataset, the PRIO-GRID. Primarily the dataset is targeting researchers working with armed conflict. However, the data are also useful for other types of research involving spatial data. The PRIO-Grid data set is a … Continue reading

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Population Estimate Service

Many within the GIS community working on global data are familiar with the Gridded Population of the World (GPW). This global gridded population estimate has now been more available through a web-service. This lets the user zoom around to investigate … Continue reading

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Global Assessment of light pollution impact on protected areas

A new report from CIESIN and the Austrian Insitute of Technology has released an global assessment on light pollution on protected areas. The analysis is done to reveal how light pollution affects protected areas. Hence, two new variables was created … Continue reading

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GeoSpatial Modelling Environment

The Geospatial Modelling Environment (GME) is the predecessor of the Hawths Tools extension for ArcGIS. It is designed to facilitate rigorous spatial analysis and modelling by linking ArcGIS to the statistical software package R. The new software has increased graphic … Continue reading

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FME 2010 released

FME or “Feature Manipulation Engine”, is a spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) engine, that supports over 250 formats. The new 2010 desktop version of the software includes new powerful transformers, which are able to do various geoprocess your data. … Continue reading

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International Conference on Crisis Mapping 2010

According to crisismappers.net, the 2010 conference will be held in Boston on October 1-3. The website for the conference is due to be published february 15. See ICCM 2010 for more information.

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Open Street Map Visualization

Open Street Map visualizes all the 2008 edits in the database. Highly recommended video!

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ArcGIS 9.4 becomes ArcGIS 10

As a result of many new features, new interface and additional changes in the structure of ArcGIS, the ArcGIS 9.4 will be released as ArcGIS 10/X. GISintersect visited an ESRI conference, and can provide some additional updates on the functionality. … Continue reading

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Welcome to GISintersect.com

Welcome to GISintersect.com! This site will provide you with news regarding geographic information systems, in addition to updates on software, data, conferences and more. The idea behind gisintersect.com is to provide news about scientific use of GIS, and write on … Continue reading

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