Information about Geographic Information Systems, Maps, and Cartography
  1. Azavea’s Summer of Maps Geospatial Data Analysis Services Grant applications are now open for nonprofit organizations.

    The post 2018 Summer of Maps Grant Application Process Now Open appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  2. Olivia Harne has designed and published a series of free content on independent GIS work, entitled Grassroots Mapping.

    The post Independent GIS Projects and How to Start Them appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  3. You can help Atanas with the legal fight to reunite his family by contributing to the  Eni Entchev's Legal Fund GoFundMe.

    The post Help Fellow GISer Atanas with Eni Entchev’s Legal Fund appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  4. Listed on this page is a roundup of GIS courses, training, and workshops that are currently available.

    The post GIS MOOC and Training List appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  5. Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.

    The post GIS and Map Contests Roundup appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  6. Looking for a holiday gift idea for the geographers in your life and want to support the GIS community?  Listed here are some great gift ideas produced by geographers.  

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  7. Anthony Calamito, Chief Geospatial Officer of Boundless, explains why Boundless stands behind the new Geospatial Data Act.  

    The post Is the Newly Revised Geospatial Data Act Worth Supporting? appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  8. Learn how to save a selection from a GIS dataset to a new GIS file using QGIS with this quick video tutorial.

    The post How to Save a Selection as a New File Using QGIS appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  9. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is considering moving its National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) from a free aerial imagery service to a licensing model starting the 2019 fiscal year.

    The post NAIP Aerial Imagery Might be Moved from the Public Domain to a Licensing Model appeared first on GIS Lounge.

  10. With advances in nanotechnology, very small-scale satellites, known as femtosatellites, which weigh less than 100 grams (i.e., less than 0.22 lbs) have been developed over the last fifteen years.

    The post The Rise of Femtosatellites appeared first on GIS Lounge.