25 Jul

Welcome!

 UBIQUE, meaning everywhere in Latin, is one of the oldest phrases tied to the history of the American Geographical Society. It represents our presence throughout the country and the world, and also represents the sphere of Geography itself. Our longtime...
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29 Jun

AGS Mapping Contest

Attention mapping enthusiasts! The American Geographical Society (AGS) is pleased to announce the AGS Monthly Mapping Contest. Submissions are now being accepted. The map should tell the story of a place. It should provide information or insight pertaining to a...
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18 Aug

EagleHawk Spotlight

At a Glance: EagleHawk is a geospatial data services and software provider headquartered in Western New York that leverages the power of advancing drone technologies for and with its clients. They specialize in aerial data acquisition, infrastructure inspections, thermography and...
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17 Aug

The Great American Eclipse

  The Great American Eclipse, as it’s being called, is a solar eclipse that will occur over the United States mainland on Monday, August 21st. It will be a total eclipse that will be viewable to some degree across the...
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8 Aug

Project Sidewalk Spotlight

At A Glance Project Sidewalk is a research group working in the Makeability Lab of the University of Maryland with the aim of mapping accessibility in cities to aid those with mobility-impairments. So far, they have used crowd-sourced data gathering...
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27 Jul

Beware of Lyme Disease

MAP OF THE WEEK: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black legged and deer ticks have invaded new areas across the United States, carrying Lyme Disease into places it has not existed before. Researcher Rebecca Eisen at...
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21 Jul

SPIN Global

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: SPIN Global is a Washington D.C based small business that provides software solutions which help private, non-governmental and public sector agencies improve coordination prior to a disaster and enables organizations to jointly plan, train and operate effectively as...
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20 Jul

What does 5280 look like?

MAP OF THE WEEK: Denver, Colorado has the reputation of being the “Mile-High City” due to its elevation in the Rocky Mountains. But just how much of Denver actually is over a mile above sea-level? Grant Garstka, with the City and County...
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17 Jul

Pure Earth

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Pure Earth is a Not-for-Profit which identifies and cleans up the poorest communities throughout the developing world where high concentrations of toxins have devastating health effects by devising clean-up strategies, empowering local champions and securing support from national...
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13 Jul

The Land of Chocolate

MAP OF THE WEEK: Chocolate, made from the cocoa bean, is the world’s favorite sweet. Cocoa and chocolate have influenced the world more than most realize. The lure of sweet cocoa seeds was a primary incentive for European powers to pursue...
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