Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

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The Changes of Our World

September 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other changes, such as the Antarctic ozone hole, falls squarely on humanity’s shoulders. Our World of Change series documents how our planet’s land, oceans, atmosphere, […]

Tenth Birthday of OpenStreetMap

August 6, 2014 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Tenth Birthday of OpenStreetMap         August 9th, OpenStreetMap’s 10th birthday is coming up. Shouldn’t we plan something to celebrate OpenStreetMap 10th Anniversary Birthday party on Saturday, 9th August 2014 as in cities all around the world http://goo.gl/RgKDXB  ! To celebrate, we should arrange a birthday sprint this coming Saturday August 9th at […]

World Bank Young Professional Programme (YPP) Recruiting.

June 24, 2014 | Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

World Bank Young Professional Programme (YPP) Recruiting. Deadline until June 30, 2014. Young Professionals will be in a two-year program with a “stretch/learning assignment” built in, where they will gain valuable on-the-job experience. They are a member of a team, where they are expected to make significant contributions towards the unit’s work program while they […]

GIS delivers new retail experience to shoppers’ smartphones

May 1, 2014 | GeoTechnology, Life | by aHaSaN

Consumers walking past their favourite store can now receive personalised special offers, at a time – and place – that suits them. Thanks to the latest in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, a customer’s location can be used to trigger ‘push notifications’ of special offers to their smartphone. Globally, businesses are already using the cutting-edge […]

Years of Living Dangerously Premiere Full Episode

“Years,” created by a pair of producers who worked together on “60 Minutes,” is billed as a documentary series about climate change, but it’s constructed like a newsmagazine, albeit a nine-hour newsmagazine about a single subject. Each episode weaves together several reports, some done by journalists like Lesley Stahl or Chris Hayes, but most by a […]

OpenStreetMap and GeoGit for Yolanda Recovering

We’ve had several opportunities to refine GeoGit workflows in real-world situations, but among the most fulfilling was assisting with the response to Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) in the Philippines. It was the strongest cyclone to make landfall in recorded history, resulting in an urgent need to share data about the damage to […]

Map: A big matter now a days

A map is a visual representation of an area – symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes. Many maps are static two-dimensional, geometrically accurate (or approximately accurate) representations of three-dimensional space, while others are dynamic or interactive, even three-dimensional. Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps […]

Mapping the humanitarian crisis in Syria

US State’s Humanitarian Information Unit collects, analyzes and disseminates unclassified information regarding humanitarian emergencies, and publishes high-quality maps that track relevant variables such as refugee migration and global health initiatives. The HIU team consists of roughly 20 analysts, researchers, geospatial analysts, cartographers and developers under the department’s Office of the Geographer and Global Issues. The […]

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