GIS Professional is the leading journal for professionals developing and using geographical information systems.
Whether users, managers, developers, consultants, data collectors, sensor and system developers or academics and researchers, GiSPro is aimed at all those who work in the broad field of spatial data application, management, interrogation, collection and processing.
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What the editor says about the December 2016 issue:
An exceptionally wide slate of articles this time. We report in some detail on the AGI's GeoCom16 one-day event at the RGS - why location matters in data analytics.
We launch a new column: the elevator pitch. Ed Corkery and Steven Ramage discuss the future for publishing open data and where opportunities and barriers remain. Are we heading for gender equilibrium in GI? Sarah Lewin thinks so.
We honour a great GI academic given a Global Citizen Award. We also look at EO data, the value of GIS in Big Data and reveal just how to collect river habitat data by UAV.
The future of open data publishing
The rise of open data has presented many opportunities for the UK. But barriers remain, argue Ed Corkery and Steven Ramage.
The elevator pitch: utility companies & social media
In the first of a new series Kurt Daradics looks at a start-up that’s using SaaS for utilities to see how customers are reacting on social media.
GIS: a blueprint for gender equality
What made a GIS event different from other IT events was the large proportion of female delegates. So why, asks Esri’s Sarah Lewin?
EO data: more accessible and investment
A new portal to the world’s most comprehensive collection of Earth Observation data is available, reports Katherine Anderson.
Global Citizen Award for British Academic
An important body has made rare award to a leading GI expert whose career in GI and town planning has spanned nearly 60 years.
The value of GIS in big data
The common operational picture is ideal for municipal authorities, says Varun Adibhatla of ARGO Labs. It helps implement equitable decisions.
Why location matters in data analytics
AGI GeoCom16 featured a refreshed format with invited speakers in the home of geography. The editor reports from a stimulating day.
River habitat monitoring with UAVs
The use of UAV’s and associated technologies, off-the-shelf photographic and thermal sensors for river monitoring and mapping.
The 2016 Geoforum Lecture
Held in the august surroundings of the RICS, David Henderson spoke on Ordnance Survey GB’s move from mapper to collaborator.