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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21 Dec

Map of the Week: Misery Map

Will you be traveling this holiday season? Everyone understands how stressful the holiday travel can be, especially if you are flying. Millions of people will travel within the United States and across the world to be reunited with their family...
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19 Dec

The Food Trust Spotlight

The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit founded in 1992 and based in Philadelphia. The Food Trust works with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers in the city and across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved...
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7 Dec

December’s Mapping Contest Winner

This month’s Mapping Contest winner is Pankaj Rawat from Delhi, India. His map “Geography of Traditional Music” illustrates all the various music genres within India separated along geographic boundaries. This map represents the musical diversity of India on a regional...
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6 Dec

Azavea Spotlight

  At a Glance: Azavea is a B Corporation which stretches the possibilities of geospatial technology to enable their clients to answer complex questions in a wide range of domains: urban ecosystems, water, infrastructure planning, economic development, public transit, elections,...
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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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