ArcNews "Crossing Borders" Series

Doug Richardson

"Crossing Borders" is a quarterly column by Doug Richardson, executive director of the American Association of Geographers, that encourages a dialog between geographers in academia and those working in the public and private sector.

Good News for the GIS User Community, Winter 2019

The New Imperative: Spatializing Health Research and Practice, Fall 2018

Federal Geographic Data as a Strategic Resource, Summer 2018

Rebuilding US Infrastructure Requires GIS and Geospatial Data, Spring 2018

Find a Job, Then Build a Career, Winter 2018

New GIS Coding Initiative Engages Girls, Women, Fall 2017

Five Tech Trends Driving New Geospatial Development, Summer 2017

Discovering GIS as a Career Choice, Spring 2017

A New International Encyclopedia for Geography, Winter 2017

Advanced Placement for GIS&T, Fall 2016

GeoMentor Program Exceeds 1,000 Volunteers, Summer 2016

Geography Helps Every Student Succeed, Spring 2016

Don't Know Much About Geography, Winter 2016

Teaching History with GIS, Fall 2015

Making a Difference for Students in Our Communities, Summer 2015

Help Put Geography and GIS in Our Schools, Spring 2015

Give Back—Become a GeoMentor, Winter 2014/2015

Supporting the Esri-ConnectED Initiative, Fall 2014

MOOCs, GIS, and Online Education: Quo Vadis?, Summer 2014

Planning an NSDI for the Future, Spring 2014

Racism, Social Justice, and GIS, Winter 2013/2014

GIS and Public Policy, Fall 2013

Stunning New African Ecosystem Maps, Summer 2013

Getting a Job in Geography and GIS, Spring 2013

New Online Geography and GIS Resources, Winter 2012/2013

Help Develop Themes for the AAG Los Angeles Meeting, Fall 2012

China and International Geography at the AAG, Summer 2012

Developing The International Encyclopedia of Geography, Spring 2012

Governors, Secretaries of State Support AAG Resolution, Winter 2011/2012

Building GIS&T Cyberinfrastructure for Innovation in Latin America, Fall 2011

A National GIS Infrastructure for Health Research, Summer 2011

GIS and Geography: Interactions with the Humanities, Spring 2011

Rebuilding Geography and GIS Capacity in Haiti, Winter 2010/2011

Space-Time Integration in GIS and GIScience, Fall 2010

Needed: A National Blueprint for GIS and Geography Education in Our Schools, Summer 2010

The Library of Congress: Geography's Treasury, Spring 2010

GIScience and Climate Change, Winter 2009/2010

Jane Goodall to Receive Atlas Award at AAG Meeting, Fall 2009

Geography, GIS, and Mental Health, Summer 2009

Supporting Our Colleagues Around the World, Spring 2009

Geography Education and GIS Professional Development, Winter 2008/2009

GIScience for Human Rights, Fall 2008

Geography in Las Vegas, Summer 2008

Global Dialogues: GIScience and Sustainable Development in Africa, Spring 2008

Reaching Out to Developing Regions, Winter 2007/2008

Sachs and Chomsky to Address AAG Boston Meeting, Fall 2007

Educating Congress on GIS and Geographic Education, Summer 2007

Editorial: A Serious Threat to the GIS Community, Spring 2007

The International Geographical Union: New Roles and Relevance, Winter 2006/2007

The GIS&T Body of Knowledge: A Valuable New Resource, Fall 2006

Geography, GIS, and the Humanities, Summer 2006

Geography Returns to Harvard, Spring 2006

Geographers Respond to Katrina, Winter 2005/2006

GIS and Drug Addiction, Fall 2005

Integrative Trends in Geographic Research and Societal Applications, Summer 2005

An "NIH of Geographic Research"?, Spring 2005

AAG to Honor GIS Pioneer Roger Tomlinson, Winter 2004/2005

Geography Education Needs Congressional Support, Fall 2004

Mapping the News, Summer 2004

Technology and Geography, Spring 2004

Where Do We Go From Here? The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism, Winter 2003/2004

Geography's Big Tent, Fall 2003