The Indiana Geological Survey has published a new state map that features the latest digital technology using high-resolution elevation data. The map was prepared using lidar data—light detection and ranging—collected ...
In pre-computer times, engineers, environmental planners and scientists alike relied heavily on detailed topographic maps to do everything from plan projects to survey areas at risk of flooding or landslides.
The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers.
The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet
The amounts of plastic debris in the Mediterranean are comparable to those reported for the great accumulation areas located in the centres of the oceans
Researchers have updated a map of the UK that pinpoints tornado hotspots for the first time in two decades.
Henricus Martellus, a German cartographer working in Florence in the late 15th century, produced a highly detailed map of the known world. According to experts, there is strong evidence that Christopher Columbus studied this ...
Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service.
New features promised for smartphones, tablets and watches could improve how we interact with technology. Although it's too soon to tell how well these will work in practice, here's a look at what I'm looking forward to most ...
Did the cross-country drive that you planned using an online mapping service take twice as long as expected?
Google on Friday was working to get India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi out of the line-up of photos served up in searches for "Top 10 Criminals."