News tagged with satellite mapping

New Maps app is rare Apple flub (Update)

With a touch of geek whimsy, Google Maps warns anyone who seeks walking directions to Mordor —the land of evil in "The Lord of the Rings"— to use caution. "One does not simply walk into Mordor," it says. ...

Sep 20, 2012 1.7 / 5 (10) 9

Counting penguins from space

A new study using satellite mapping technology reveals there are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than was previously thought. The results provide an important benchmark for monitoring the impact ...

Apr 13, 2012 5 / 5 (5) 9 | with audio podcast

Carbon mapping breakthrough

By integrating satellite mapping, airborne-laser technology, and ground-based plot surveys, scientists from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, with colleagues from the World Wildlife ...

Sep 06, 2010 4.1 / 5 (8) 1 | with audio podcast