22 Jun

AGS in the Field: Dr. Jordan at WKAR

AGS Councilor Dr. Dee Jordan’s work as a health geographer was featured in series called “Curious about Careers” from WKAR – Public Media at Michigan State University. Dr. Jordan highlighted her research on health and disease risk in sub-Saharan Africa...
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4 Jun

Map of the Week: PEATMAP

By Samantha Hinton PEATMAP is an improved global peatland map by Xu et al, 2018. With peatlands’ significant role as carbon sinks within the global carbon cycle, continuing to study and map their extent and distribution will be crucial for...
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28 May

Company Spotlight: TeachOSM

When OpenStreetMap was created in 2004, the world of open geospatial data was a new frontier for the discipline of geography. Now it serves as a ubiquitous and powerful framework used all over the world to respond to humanitarian disasters,...
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27 May

Map of the Week: Global Military Spending

by James Mallinson Visual Capitalist has shared this image by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute giving a visual illustration on relative expenditures by the world’s biggest military spenders. As Visual Capitalist notes, the world’s relatively declining global and international...
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