31 Aug

Hurricane Harvey Storm Surges

Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas on August 25th, 2017, has wreaked unprecedented havoc in the area. First affecting Corpus Christi, Harvey brought strong winds and tall waves to the city. After making landfall, Harvey was downgraded to a...
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28 Aug

AGS Leadership Welcomed in China

The American Geographical Society (AGS) had the enriching experience of attending a seminar in Shanghai, China, at the East China Normal University (ECNU) from August 7-10. AGS President Dr. Marie Price, Senior Vice-President Dr. Alexander Murphy, Councilor Dr. Robert Chen,...
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28 Aug

DeepMap Company Spotlight

At a Glance On the road, variables such as fog, fading lane lines, and graffiti on a street sign can be challenging for a self-driving car’s sensors. To solve this problem, DeepMap is developing a solution that provides precise, high-definition (HD)...
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24 Aug

Rats!

There is a myriad of animals that are associated with New York City. Pigeons in Central Park, alligators in the sewers, tigers in Harlem, and rats in the subway tunnels. However, the rats seem to be becoming bolder and are venturing...
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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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