Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

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Ahasanul Hoque

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Largest Atlas in the World Created using ArcGIS

May 16, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Earth Platinum, the largest atlas ever printed, was released in February 2012 by Millennium House, Australia. Only 31 copies of the 330 pound, leather-bound book exist and each are priced at $100,000. The book measures 6ft by 9ft and has been recognized by Chris Sheedy of the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest […]

Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Maps

May 16, 2013 | Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps provide a concise summary of coastal resources that are at risk if an oil spill occurs nearby. Examples of at-risk resources include biological resources (such as birds and shellfish beds), sensitive shorelines (such as marshes and tidal flats), and human-use resources (such as public beaches and parks). When an oil […]

Mapping the wealth of the world’s billionaires

March 18, 2013 | General Science | by aHaSaN

        The world’s billionaires increasingly hail from nearly all corners of the globe. The world’s billionaires list by Forbes pins down the wealthiest people from 64 countries across the globe. The US has led the way since Forbes started wealth tracking 27 years ago. Americans represented 31% of the list entrants in […]

Viewing data from Google Earth

February 23, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Google Maps can now read KML or KMZ, the file formats Google Earth uses for the exchange of geographic information. This means that you can view data you create and share with Google Earth on Google Maps. You can use this feature to plot multiple points of interest, draw lines, and mark regions on Maps. […]

Our Lovely Planet in December 22, 2012 Morning

December 22, 2012 | General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The scientists working with NASA have proven time and time again that they have a very healthy sense of humor, and the latest picture they decided to make available to the general public further confirms this status quo. To cut a long story short: those who are still unsure whether or not the world came […]

What Really Happening on December 21 ??

December 21, 2012 | General Science | by aHaSaN

The real thing happening on December 21 is the December or Winter Solstice. The December or Winter solstice is when the Sun reaches its southernmost point for the year. This year, it happens at 11:12 Universal Time on December 21.

Building a ‘live Google Earth’

December 16, 2012 | General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Two high definition cameras fixed to the International Space Station will soon offer real time pictures from space to everyone. The basic service on offer will be free – with users able to log into the site and see live or archived images and video of anywhere on Earth. With the ISS orbiting the planet […]