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Geography & Earth Sciences: Geospatial Literacy

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Geospatial Technologies

Geospatial technologies, with the use of GIS, are changing the way people answer questions and solve problems using data and maps.  The videos below will give you just a small idea of the amazing things that are being done.

Episode 1

Provides an introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) and the history and applications of digital mapping and geospatial technology.

Episode 2

Explores how cities and businesses use geospatial technology.

Episode 3

Discusses warfare, diplomacy, police protection and privacy issues.

Episode 4

Explores climate issues, hunger prevention, disease tracking and community empowerment.