30 Jun

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! “Maps play many roles. Including helping people understand and travel, helping cities manage growth and control crime, and helping nations defend themselves and get along. By making our own maps we can plan vacations, tell stories, and...
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4 Nov

Teralytics Spotlight

At a Glance: Teralytics is a Switzerland-based company that works to understand human mobility patterns in order to unlock new solutions in urban planning, transportation and travel. As cities become increasingly digitized, understanding the way humans move in and out...
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2 Nov

November’s Mapping Contest Winner

This months mapping contest winner is Patrick McGranaghan for his artistic map detailing one of Mount Etna’s geographic features. This map is made to draw attention to a unique geographic oddity: a decipoint. This is the only place in the...
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26 Oct

StreetScan Spotlight

    At a Glance: StreetScan is a Boston based startup which helps improve civil infrastructure by providing smart city mobile sensing services and asset management software. In Depth: America’s roadways are often overcrowded, in poor conditions and underfunded. One...
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19 Oct

Celebration of Diwali

  Also known as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali is a five-day festival that is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains, each of whom have their own specific traditions and customs in celebrating. But the one theme that is constant...
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30 Sep

NYC H2O Not-for-Profit Spotlight

NYC H2O is a non-profit organization devoted to educating and inspiring New York’s citizens about its fascinating and extensive water supply system. NYC H2O is best known for its free Water Ecology and Engineering field trips designed for students (grades...
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27 Sep

Citi Bike or Taxis?

Have you ever been in a taxi cab, stuck in rush hour traffic, and wishing that you’d just walked, ran or biked instead? Well according to some data analyzations in New York City, those cases have become more and more...
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21 Sep

NYC Crime Reduction Rates from 2016-2017

Though New York City has come a long way since its heyday of crime in the 1980’s and 1990’s, crime has not entirely halted.  However, through a myriad of mayor, police and citizen cooperation, crime has steadily decreased throughout New...
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20 Sep

Freight Farms Company Spotlight

As growth in global population continues to pose risks to our resources and space for future generations, many companies have taken the initiative to tackle these problems. One such company is Freight Farms, a group that is specifically solving the...
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