Another fun Google maps application at dropspots.org – select a location and leave a dropspot.. pretty simple. Think of it as a sort of online scavenger hunt where you can explore drops. Leave a drop at any location.. maybe its your business card, a tip, a photo, or ?? Pretty cool and fun See my dropspot at http://dropspots.org/find?q=80525
Archives for April 6, 2007
This out of NRCan and NASA as a Victoria BC-based forestry geomatics specialist earned his spot on the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Science Team. British Columbia researcher Dr. Mike Wulder is the sole Canadian among 16 scientists and engineers advising the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the development and launch of a new “earth observation” satellite. FYI, the LDCM Science Team was set up by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with NASA – for related info see http://ldcm.usgs.gov/intro.html & www.pfc.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/eosd/cover/index_e.html.
This comes out of Natural Resources Canada today… Experts and other users of digital topographic data will no longer have to pay to use digital versions of government maps and data. The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced that as of April 1, 2007, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) began making its electronic topographic mapping data available to all users free of charge over the Internet. The new no-fee access policy applies to data that is solely owned by NRCan. This policy builds on an earlier initiative (www.GeoBase.ca), which in 2003 provided free access to various co-owned federal, provincial and territorial topographic data.