Tracking Ocean Currents With Seabirds

Caitlin Dempsey

A group of researchers wanted to test if drifting seabirds could offer a novel way of collecting data about sea current velocity and direction.

How Does GPS Technology Affect Our Understanding of Place?

Mark Altaweel

How is an over reliance on GPS technology affecting our understanding and experience of place?

Tracking Post-Storm Water Movement Using GPS

Caitlin Dempsey

NASA researchers recently published a study which uses GPS technology to track water volume and movement post-Harvey

Monitoring Livestock Using GIS

Mark Altaweel

GIS and other geospatial technologies are being used to monitor livestock, understand the role that cattle play in climate change, and estimate biofuel.

A view of a GPS receiver on top of a shadowed globe of the Earth.

Garmin Acquires DeLorme

Caitlin Dempsey

Garmin announced the news on February 11, 2016 that it had signed a purchase agreement to acquire DeLorme.