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Satellite Imagery Online For Free

The emergence of online data sources for satellite imagery have been more prevalent in the past year. Three websites that come to mind are ResMap, University of Maryland Global Land Cover Facility and GeoBase.

International Forum on Indigenous Mapping


New Data Policies Emerging Across Canada

In recent months, many sources of digital data have become available for free for geographic information systems (GIS) users and non-users nationally. Natural Resources Canada, the Manitoba Government and the Ontario Government have opened their digital doors, enabling free access to numerous sources of geospatial data and metadata.


The Society for Conservation GIS: "2004 International Scholarship Awards Program" & "2004 International Leadership Grants"

January 21, 2004 - The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS – would like to invite you to join us for advanced GIS software training and