GIS Insights from Blue Marble Geographics

Blue Marble Geographics creates accurate, easy-to-use GIS software for academia, government, mining, oil and gas exploration, surveying, and many other industries. Wherever accurate geographical information is needed, you’ll find our software.

Find out what makes us tick, our latest projects, musings, and insights, and how we enjoy what we do.

GIS Pro

The Myth of Free GIS – A Lesson from Nelson

GIS is, by its very nature, an investment in which the return on the initial and ongoing disbursement can be seen in many ways: increased productivity, improved efficiency, or in some cases, financial rewards from the sale of GIS derived products or services. Read on >

Tips & Tricks

Got LiDAR? Now What?

The availability of LiDAR data is expanding at a rate that is out-pacing the requisite knowledge and skills needed to effectively utilize the data. Sounds like a cart-before-the-horse analogy, to coin an idiom from a bygone era. Read on >

Behind the Scenes

Tone-Deaf Customer Service and How to Avoid It

Our corporate culture is one that is defined by a sense of day-to-day pride in what we do — an interest in our customers succeeding and the science they are tackling every day. Read on >