Spatial Diversions – May 2010 Links

Spatial Diversions – May 2010 Links
May 17, 2010 Mike Tully

Lighter Side Of The Geospatial Profession

Fun, informative, and cool maps.

  • Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do – There’s more to Google Maps than a place you double-check your directions. Google’s data-stuffed site offers a lot of helpful tools for vacationers, spreadsheet nerds, bikers, and others.
  • RunKeeper – RunKeeper is an smartphone application that enables you to use the built-in GPS in your phone to track all of your outdoor fitness activities, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and path traveled on a map.
  • LiDAR 101 Video – This is a very well done 13 minute introduction to LiDAR.