Author: Ross Baldwin

How Hollywood Builds and Destroys Cities with 3D GIS

How Hollywood Builds and Destroys Cities with 3D GIS

There’s a scene in Independence Day: Resurgence where Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel gets blown to bits. Hundreds of cars along the nearby Esplanade Bridge get sucked into the sky. It’s alien Armageddon.
But before extraterrestrials could destroy Singapore, Hollywood had to build its cityscape—a 3D version of it, at least.

Farmingdale State College – Assistant Professor – Geography

Farmingdale State College – Assistant Professor – Geography

Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenured track Assistant Professor in Geography. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in cartography, geographic information systems, and human and physical geography. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and teach advanced courses in one or more of the following areas: geovisualization and remote sensing; spatial databases; cartographic design; resource management; urban planning; disaster planning/homeland security; environmental security; open source GIS; web mapping or web-based GIS with mobile computing/location-based services.