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eCARTO News July 2013

eCARTO News capture the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to the editor of eCARTO News.

General News

  • Mapping the People Left Behind by the Knowledge Economy – theatlanticcities.com
  • Mapping the massacres of Queensland Aboriginal society – theaustralian.com.au
  • Nokia’s Here LivingCities map visualizes traffic in five global cities including Mumbai – bgr.in
  • Dino-Era India, Australia and Antarctica Mapped – news.discovery.com


  • Mapping Sexual Assaults in Egypt – blog.foreignpolicy.com
  • Mapping Protests in Cairo – nytimes.com
  • CBN Adopts Mapping Technology To Leverage Financial Inclusion – leadership.ng
  • Interactive Gettysburg: Using Modern Mapping Tools for a New Look at the Historical Battle – theatlantic.com
  • Mapping the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in the U.S. – curbed.com
  • CU-Boulder joins project to map stars, galaxies – dailycamera.com
  • Google goes Hawaiian: Street View to start mapping island trails – blog.sfgate.com
  • Mapping children’s chances – bbc.co.uk
  • The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Launches Mapping Balloon – newsplex.coml
  • Mapping iPhone And Android Users In A City Reveals Wealthier Areas – cultofmac.com
  • Virtual rockfalls enter their test phase – preventionweb.net
  • Up above the fields so high – agweek.com

Company News

  • Mapping Giant Esri Adds Real-Time Traffic Information From Nokia’s Here – techcrunch.com
  • Newly Published Apple Mapping Patent Details Route Feedback System, Real-Time Accident Reporting – macrumors.com
  • Times Media to sell its stake in mapping firm – bdlive.co.za
  • Orbit GT to Release ArcGIS Mobile Mapping Solution at ESRI UC – gisuser.com
  • Esri Joined In-Location Alliance – gpsbusinessnews.com
  • Garmin HUD Release Date, Specs: New Device Connects – universityherald.com
  • Microsoft shows off 3D mapping, voice commands for Bing – news.cnet.com


  • Mapping tool can pinpoint any location in three words – www.telegraph.co.uk
  • Humanoid robot that sees and maps – nanowerk.com
  • Garmin puts Lake Winnebago on the GPS map – jsonline.com
  • Driverless cars yield to reality: It’s a long road ahead – techhive.com
  • Ancient City of Angkor Much Bigger Than Thought – livescience.com
  • Jason-1 ocean-mapping satellite is retired after 11-plus years of surveying – sciencerecorder.com
  • Topcon Announces Integrated Receiver for GIS, Mapping – amerisurv.com
  • NASA Developing Prototype Asteroid-mapping Radar at KSC – spacenews.com
  • Kinect helps researchers steer roaches to explore and map disaster sites – vision-systems.com
  • NC4 Announces Release of NC4 Street Smart(TM) 2.0 – online.wsj.com
  • Safety, environment key issues for agricultural aircraft – agrinews-pubs.com
  • Europe’s Star-mapping Gaia Satellite Finally Launch Pad-bound – spacenews.com
  • Fun today at EPFL: fast-cat robots and room mapping – genevalunch.com

Education and Resources

Political and Social Cartography


  • Expert Advice: Cooperative Updates with Maps 2.0 – gpsworld.com
  • Esri Users Describe Change Management for Adopting Location Analytics – data-informed.com

Environmental Mapping


Paper Maps

Art in Cartography


Cartography Lite

  • MAP- Revolutionary New Technology – youtube.com/
  • My Kind of Town, Stink Onions – slate.com
  • ‘Red, White and Booze’: Mapping the tipsy 50 – hlntv.com
  • Enjoy the view… 360-degree camera lets you tour city tourist spots on internet – coventrytelegraph.net