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Sandy Island has long appeared on maps and in GIS data. A research vessel in 2012 visit the supposed site of Sandy Island and discovered wide open ocean. How did this map myth originate?
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From GIS Lounge: Sentinel-2 Satellite Imagery, Guide to Landsat 8, How Bendy are the World's Roads? ... http://ymlp.com/zWqZBH
Four days after its launch, the first images from Sentinel-2 have been delivered. Covering an area from central Europe and the Mediterranean, ending in Algeria, images from the satellite is part of the Copernicus environmental monitoring program. Designed as a twin satellite system, Sentinel-2A ...
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Geography (MA), 1995 - 1998
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Geography (BA), 1990 - 1994
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Caitlin Dempsey Morais
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Editor of GIS Lounge (GISLounge.com) and Geo Lounge (geolounge.com)
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What I Do
I have been in the geographic information systems (GIS) field for over 15 years.  In 2001, I established GIS Lounge which covers all things relating to GIS, cartography, and maps. 

I am also the editor for Geo Lounge which covers all things geography.  

I love to find interesting stories about how geography and GIS are being used.  
Bragging rights
Compulsive geographer, always interested in geographic trivia and maps, and proud Bruin.
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Geographer
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  • Geolounge.com
    Editor, 2007 - present
    Editor of Geo Lounge, a geography reference site.
  • GISLounge.com
    Editor, 2001 - present
    Editor of GIS Lounge, a geographic information systems site.
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Santa Clara
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Los Angeles - Dublin - Madrid - Geneva - Oxford - Jamestown - West Linn - Vienna - Paris
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Neocartography Can Be Beautiful, Cartography Can Be Fast ~ GIS Lounge
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Nicolas Regnauld, Product Manager at 1Spatial discuss the debate about neocartography versus traditional cartography and the evolution towar

Neocartography Can Be Beautiful, Cartography Can Be Fast ~ GIS Lounge
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Nicolas Regnauld, Product Manager at 1Spatial discuss the debate about neocartography versus traditional cartography and the evolution towar

The Map Myth of Sandy Island ~ GIS Lounge
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Sandy Island has long appeared on maps and in GIS data. A research vessel in 2012 visit the supposed site of Sandy Island and discovered wid

Landsat 8 Data Users Handbook ~ GIS Lounge
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Launched in 2013 by NASA, Landsat 8 is the latest satellite in the series. The mission of the orbiting satellite is to map and track changes

Global Trachoma Mapping Project ~ GIS Lounge
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The Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP) is the largest disease-mapping project ever undertaken. In an attempt to eliminate the disease by

Making Maps with R ~ GIS Lounge
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R language is a commonly used programming language and open source software that can be utilized by statisticians for statistical and data a

Map Projection Selection Tool ~ GIS Lounge
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The Map Projection Selection Tool was developed to help cartographers pick the best map projection for making maps in a GIS software program

Free QGIS Video Tutorial ~ GIS Lounge
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Discover Spatial is offering a free five lesson QGIS video tutorial. Aimed towards those interested in learning more about this open source

GIS Reference Books and Materials ~ GIS Lounge
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If you are looking for GIS reference materials, I have found a few excellent and mostly free online books and journals that are valuable for

Free Earth Science and GIS Classroom Materials - GIS Lounge
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Esri has launched a new initiative that offers free ArcGIS Online based classroom learning materials. The first collection, called the Earth

What if Ancient Greeks had GIS Technology? - GIS Lounge
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From the ancient times, humans have been trying to explain all the natural phenomena happening around the earth. “What if…” is a typical que

Understanding and mapping ZIP Codes - GIS Lounge
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Resources for downloading ZIP code data. Ben Fry has created zipdecode that shows the location of all the ZIP codes in the United States.

Mapping Rail Trails with GIS - GIS Lounge
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There is a pressing need for an up-to-date public GIS database of rail trails. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) utilizes both GIS and GPS t

BIM - Information and Management - GIS Lounge
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Building information modeling (BIM) is a managed approach to the collection, creation, collation and exchange of shared intelligent and stru

Workflow Based Design - GIS Lounge
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In this video, Vish will introduce the best practices for client communication, building focused workflow based application design elements,