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From Community Mapping to Critical Spatial Thinking

On Nov. 17, as part of NSF's Distinguished Lecture series, world-renowned geographer Michael Goodchild discusses the changing face of GIS

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Michael Goodchild discusses "From Community Mapping to Critical Spatial Thinking: The Changing Face of GIS" in a National Science Foundation Distinguished Lecture.

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Director of the University of California, Santa Barbara's Center for Spatial Studies Michael Goodchild discusses "From Community Mapping to Critical Spatial Thinking: The Changing Face of GIS (geographic information systems)" in this National Science Foundation Distinguished Lecture. He discusses how individuals are using distributed, real-time data enabled by social networks to define landscapes that have been suddenly altered by floods, hurricanes and other acts of nature.

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