Bennett Moe, Maps.com elected as the new President of IMIA Americas

The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) has announced the election of Bennett Moe, Director of Education with Maps.com, as the new President of IMIA Americas Board of Directors effective September 29, 2015 at the annual conference. Highly respected in the arenas of cartography and educational publishing, he will oversee the direction of North American centric […]

Encapsulated Vs. Laminated Maps

  What is an Encapsulated Map? Probably the most often asked question is what does encapsulated map mean?  Once I tell them that it’s also known as lamination they usually get it, but then followed up by what’s the difference?  So I explain that encapsulated is when the paper map is sandwiched between 2 sheets […]

Getting “Lost” in the Hunt: Keeping Your Bearings When You’re Focused in the Field

Professional Hunter Donnelle Johnson of HuntData Shares Necessities for Pros and Novices on the Hunt Every year more than 300,000 hunting licenses are sold in Colorado to those in search of big game such as deer, elk, moose, pronghorn and even mountain lions.  In a state of outdoor recreationalists, the billion-dollar industry is an economic driver […]

Automatic Production and Updating of Topographic Maps

In times of rapid change and dwindling human and financial resources, the most important reasons for automation in map production are to ensure efficient, up-to-date and consistent production cycles without sacrificing on quality. Automation makes sense when it eliminates, reduces or sustainably speeds up inefficient manual work. In the case of cartography, this work is […]

2014 Spatial Survey (Australia & New Zealand)

Want to know composition of Spatial Professionals?  What is your expected Salary when you work in geospatial industry? Is Geospatial workforce aging? Which sectors employ most geospatial professionals? IMIA are participants of the Spatial Industry Statistics Program set up in 2011 to gather information on the Spatial Industries. The 2014 Spatial Salary Survey was conducted […]