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Helping Children Learn Cartography

Maps and Mapping for Canadian Kids is a really great resource for helping children learn cartography. It shows them how maps are made, how they work and teaches them how to read maps including basic principles of navigation and how early explorers were able to chart the world, and Canada in particular.

Online GIS for Local Government

Online GIS for Local Government brings together practical, actionable advice, best practices, and considerations for small and medium local governments across counties, townships, and cities that will help local government leverage existing data and workflows …

Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping Story

Bolton & Menk, an engineering planning and consulting firm from the Midwestern United States has released a series of illustrated children’s books as a way of helping young people discover several different professions that typically do not get as much attention as other more traditional ones do.

The book Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping Story Tyler Danielson, covers some the basics of what geographic information is and the type of work that a GIS Specialist does.

Satellite Image Analysis and Terrain Modelling

Satellite Image Analysis and Terrain Modelling is a practical manual for natural resource management, disaster risk and development planning using free geospatial data and software. Find out how to download this manual and the free GIs software used in it …