Programs: Science and Policy
AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law ProgramMagazines, Websites, and BlogsA large amount of information and commentary on geospatial technologies can be found in various websites and blogs. Such resources are less formal than journals and books, and often convey important information and discussions on potential applications to human rights.
ArcWatch is published monthly by ESRI and contains GIS news, practical advice, and updates about the company's software and events.
Directions Media is the leading source of information, news and commentary in the fields of geospatial and location-based technologies. We keep our readers informed of news and technology issues, quickly and thoroughly, via a variety of online media. The company hosts the industry's most knowledgeable editorial and management team, each member having substantial industry experience as a practitioner of geospatial technology. This allows Directions Media to not only report current news and applications, but also provide commentary and advice on industry trends. Our readers gain an "inside edge" by reading our (more)...
GPS World, the magazine, has covered the global positioning industry since 1989. www.gpsworld.com, the website, began providing that same coverage in 1998. GPS World's Navigate! daily newsletter first appeared in 2007, providing daily news conveniently delivered to your inbox. The Digital Edition, electronically reproducing the full print issue, launched in mid-2005. Complete, convenient (browser-based, with no fat files or mandatory downloads), interactive (live, zoomable, thumbable, with immediate clickthrough to advertisers' and other referenced sites), and portable download it to your computer for offline reading and archiving. GPS World's market-segmented microsites are the freshest out-of-the-box tools for (more)...
Imaging Notes is the premier publication for commercial, government and academic remote sensing professionals around the world. It provides objective exclusive in-depth reporting that demonstrates how remote sensing technologies and spatial information illuminate the urgent interrelated issues of the environment, energy and security.
This blog discusses potential enhancements to strategic nonviolent social movements via modern information communication technologies, such as mobile telephony, short message service (SMS), email and the World Wide Web, among others.
IRIN -- Humanitarian News and Analysis
IRIN's principal role is to provide news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia for the humanitarian community. IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, but its services are editorially independent. Its reports do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations and its agencies, nor its member states. The networks target decision-makers in relief agencies, host and donor governments, human rights organizations, humanitarian advocacy groups, academic institutions and the media. IRIN strives to ensure that affected communities can also access reliable information, so they (more)...
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
This collection houses historical print maps from around the world.
Slashgeo is a bridge across space and time to gather the community of the geospatially interested. Slashgeo wants to be the best user-friendly and community-driven online resource for news and discussions about GIS, Remote Sensing and everything geospatial. Slashgeo is open. Free to read. Free for anyone to share thoughts and ideas. Its content comes from the users, you. Slashgeo is slash-based, meaning the content is filtered by members so only the most valuable tidbits reach the casual reader.