TAG: research

OnTerra offers new version of MapSavvy web map service

November 28, 2017By

OnTerra Systems has introduced a new version of its MapSavvy aerial imagery service and a corresponding new website, www.MapSavvy.com. MapSavvy is an affordable Web Map Service providing OGC-compliant images for anyone who needs aerial images in the course of their work or research. The new version of MapSavvy offers users access to two versions of Bing Maps aerial imagery: original Bing Maps... read more

Big Data Reveals Patterns of Urban Bacteria

February 12, 2015By

A Big Data project in New York last summer set out to map germs on the city subway system, reports the Wall Street Journal. The scientists, from Weill Cornell Medical College, identified hundreds of types of bacteria in the transit system as a way to study the microbiology of urban environments. In the 18-month study, researchers found germs that can cause bubonic plague... read more

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