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A recent large-scale study in Denmark combined historical Landsat satellite data and a survey that recorded mental health benefits to respondents to analyze the relationship between green space and mental health.

The post Analyzing the Benefits of Green Space on Mental Health Using GIS appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another coordinate or projections system using QGIS.

The post How to Change the Projection of a Shapefile Using QGIS appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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Story maps are a powerful tool that tell events and what has happened to those who are displaced.

The post How Refugees are Using GIS to Map Their Geographies and Experiences appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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A recent large-scale study in Denmark combined historical Landsat satellite data and a survey that recorded mental health benefits to respondents to analyze the relationship between green space and mental health.

The post Analyzing the Benefits of Green Space on Metal Health Using GIS appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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NASA has developed Landslide Reporter as a way to collect as much information as possible about landslides from citizen scientists from around the world.

The post NASA is Expanding its Worldwide Landslide Data Catalog Using Volunteers appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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Researchers are using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) collected from satellites to detect structural changes in bridges.  

The post Using Remote Sensing to Detect Structural Changes in Bridges appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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Covering 11 states, this GIS dataset contains annual estimates of carbon stocks, fluxes, and productivity for Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.  

The post New GIS Dataset: Forest Carbon Stocks for the Western United States appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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GIS Lounge by Caitlin Dempsey - 6d ago

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) recently announced that it has revised the blueprint for its Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam.  

The post GISP Certification Exam Revised appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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The National Land Cover Database is a GIS dataset that is seen as critical for monitoring the impact of fires, particularly increased wildfires in the West, general health of ecosystems, biodiversity monitoring, and increasing effects of climate change on land cover.

The post Changes to the National Land Cover Database appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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The Gini coefficient is a long-standing measure used by major organizations, such as the UN and government entities, to measure disparities between income and wealth in countries.

The post Gini Coefficient and GIS: Mapping Income Disparities appeared first on GIS Lounge.

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