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Ryan Baumann talks cities, analytics, and resources industries on IBM Builders Podcast

I caught up with the folks over at IBM’s New Builders podcast after AWS re:Invent...

January 06 2017
map design

Creating vector tiles from raster datasets

Climate models predict massive shifts in temperature and precipitation over the next 100+ years. These...

data & OpenStreetMap

Urban solar energy potential in the US

Solar energy in the United States already produces enough electricity to power 4.6 million average...

map design

Mapping winter storm Jonas

The first flakes of winter storm Jonas are just beginning to fall at the Mapbox...

map design

Animated atmospheric water

I just mapped NOAA GFS precipitable water data, using a video directly in the map....

map design

Mapping Arctic sea ice in a polar projection

Arctic sea ice changes throughout the year, from winter maximums to summer minimums, but is...

satellite

Super high-res New Zealand aerial imagery

New Zealand is so beautiful that it’s hard to get imagery that does it justice....

satellite

Seamless, cloudless, haze-free DigitalGlobe +Vivid

DigitalGlobe is uploading petabytes of some of the most beautiful imagery we’ve ever seen. With...

satellite

Landsat-live goes live

Today we’re releasing the first edition of Landsat-live, a map that is constantly refreshed with...

satellite

BlackBridge country mosaics on Atlas Server

All full-country imagery mosaics from BlackBridge can now plug into Atlas Server. You can be...

news

Upload twice as much imagery with BigTIFF

In January we increased the file upload limit for imagery from 260 MB to 4...

map design

Atmospheric river

View full screen map A moisture-laden atmospheric river is aimed at the Pacific Coast and...

events

SF drones and mapping GeoMeetup

Will and I are speaking at tomorrow's SF GeoMeetup on drones, mapping, and our new...

map design

Mapping wind gusts

A ridge of high pressure moves north along the eastern seaboard of North America. Along...

satellite

DigitalGlobe imagery uploads

If you're looking to trace villages in OpenStreetMap or count cars in a shopping center...

satellite

Airbus imagery uploads

Our friends at Airbus offer a myriad of medium and high resolution imagery products that...

satellite

Blackbridge imagery uploads

With five identical 5-meter resolution RapidEye satellites and one day revisit time, our friends at...

news

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance relaunched their Energy Asset maps to visualize everything from power plant...

December 09 2014
data & OpenStreetMap

Drone imagery storage add-ons

With the new 1 terabyte storage add-ons you have enough storage to map all the...

November 20 2014
events

EcoHack at Mapbox

This coming Saturday, November 15th, Mapbox and Development Seed are hosting EcoHack events in SF...

developer tools

Querying elevation data from drones

We’re now able to query elevation data captured from drone flights. The example below uses...

developer tools

Querying custom data with the Surface API

The new Surface API allows you to create your own geographic query API from any...

satellite

Fresh imagery for Australia

An Australian imagery update adds 30 billion fresh pixels to Mapbox Satellite. The new data...

developer tools

Mapbox GL video: Drone edition

Video in Mapbox GL: Drone edition This past weekend I flew my quadcopter over a...

satellite

Shrinking Lake Titicaca; via satellite

Lake Titicaca, the largest body of fresh water in South America, is rapidly losing water....

map design

Temperature and terrain cartography

Our new vector tile compositing technology opens possibilities for streaming data into maps. This week...

news

Monitoring nuclear plants with micro-satellites

The IR-40 reactor is shaded red and the heavy water facility is shown with blue...

satellite

Algae Blooms from Space

This algae bloom off the Coast of Estonia was captured by NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite...

satellite

USGS Q&A: adding value to Landsat imagery with LEDAPS

As Bruno described last month, we leverage the Landsat Ecosystem Disturbance Adaptive Processing System, or...

news

Mapping the chemical spill in West Virginia

A chemical spill in West Virginia has left thousands in the West Virginia capital of...

satellite

Making Clouds Go Away on MapBox Satellite

Chris and I have been working on new techniques to make cloudless, seamless satellite composites....

events

Hacking Hurricanes with NOAA

Tomorrow I’ll be joining scientists, designers, developers, and fellow citizens at Hurricane Hackers NYC, a...

news

Weather Decision Technologies Switches to MapBox

Weather Decision Technologies (WDT), one of the largest weather data companies in the world, just...

data & OpenStreetMap

Visualizing Global Forest Height

At EcoHackNYC last weekend, I spent a lot of time talking with fantastic people about...