30 Mar

Company Spotlight: Locana

By Catherine McKenna Earlier this month, the American Geographical Society had the opportunity to speak with Jaime Crawford, SVP of Strategic Industries, and Kim Kearns, Professional Services Director of Open Data and Development, of Locana, formerly known as Critigen. This...
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1 Mar

AGS Statement on the Invasion of Ukraine

The American Geographical Society wholeheartedly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as an unprovoked war of choice, and calls upon the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) to remove President Vladimir Putin as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of RGS. By...
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28 Feb

Company Spotlight: GEO261

By Mike Wallace The world is inundated with spatial data today like never before. Devices such as satellites, drones, smartphones and all the Internet of Things (IoT) are constantly monitoring movements and collecting information, and geospatial technology has advanced to...
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25 Feb

Map of the Week: Black Cartographies

By Catherine McKenna Maps, given their limitations requiring inclusion or exclusion of information, can carry inherent bias and further one’s personal agenda by representing the world in unequal ways, for example: redlining or colonizers “discovering” and settling different lands. Counter-mapping...
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24 Feb

Welcome, Spring ’22 Interns

Throughout the year, the American Geographical Society maintains a staff of Scholar-Interns to keep things humming. Our interns help report on the news of the day for DailyGeo, produce new content for our regular Map of the Week and Company...
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