Geospatial Revolution Project, a web-based series of videosÂ from Penn State University is live (9/15/2010). The first episode now online, you can view it on theÂ YouTube page (also viewable below)
The mission of the Geospatial Revolution Project is to expand public knowledge about the history, applications, related privacy and legal issues, and the potential future of location-based technologies. It follows the “geospatial revolution” which is the integration of geographic quantitative data with computers.Â The revolution has led to the creation of GIS, GPS, Google Maps, and so much more.Â The revolution is so advanced that it is hard for any geographer, whether they be human or physical, to do any geographic study without some geospatial computing.
There are four episodes listed. Â The second episode is slated for November 2nd. Â Episodes 3 and 4 will air in 2011 (February 1st and March 15th). Here’sÂ The full first episode :
Go toÂ Geospatial Revolution Project website