A new mashup featuring Census data from the 2005-2009 American Community Survey. Well worth some time spent exploring.
The D.C. Government has made significant strides in making a host of data sets available. This has resulted in a number of web-based applications related to all number of city services: parking, environmental services, biking, etc. Leveraging private developers is a great way for cities to build a repertoire of online applications. While current data […]
The Chesapeake Bay Program has data available from a data set created via USGS for land-cover data set for the entire watershed, with snapshots compiled for 1984, 1992, 2001, 2006. Using various sources such as NOAA’s 2001 Coastal Change Analysis Program (CCAP) dataset Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper satellite imagery […]
We conducted some research over the course of the past year that we are currently working on publishing regarding travelers’ health issues and Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE). TBE is one amongst many diseases that can be contracted by tourists who originate in an areas without the disease, but travel to an area where the disease is […]
We are very interested in how to engage communities in local environmental programs in order to raise awareness of what’s around them. In that line, for a few months we’ve been working on some geospatial mashups related to benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring programs in communities. That is a lot of big words. What am I talking […]
Want to know about your local water or air quality? The EPA has a great mashup, MyEnvironment, which pulls from their many databases to give you a snapshot of the environment around you. The information includes air and water quality, local pollution sources, pollutant levels and cancer risks, Superfund sites, the UV Index, Radon, and […]