Geospatial Revolution

Learn about how location-based technologies and geospatial information influence nearly everything.

A web-based serial release and outreach program that will educate viewers about the location-based technologies and geospatial information, and the inherent challenges that these technologies pose to privacy, the marketplace, national security, and personal productivity.

Episodes

Mapping the Pandemic

Mapping the Pandemic

Learn how geospatial and public health communities responded to COVID-19 using new technologies to identify and track the virus while harnessing the resources necessary to fight the disease.

(21:29)

 

Geospacial Revolution

Geospatial Revolution Episode 4

The fourth episode explores geospatial technology around the world: monitoring global climate change, preventing famine, tracking disease and mapping communities never before seen on a map.

(17:44)

 

Geospacial Revolution

Geospatial Revolution Episode 3

The third episode explores geospatial technology in the world of security: how new technologies help to broker peace, wage war, and fight crime but can also compromise personal privacy.

(15:02)

 

Geospacial Revolution

Geospatial Revolution Episode 2

This episode looks at how local governments and business use geospatial technology to deliver services and run efficiently, keeping a continuing eye on future developments and applications.

(14:42)

 

Geospacial Revolution

Geospatial Revolution Episode 1

The first episode covers what is involved in the geospatial revolution, the origins of mapping and geospatial technology, and a look at the use of crisis mapping in Haitian earthquake relief efforts.

(13:44)

 

 

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