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My Road to Pro: A guide to getting up and running with ArcGIS Pro in a ‘Redlands Minute’

Aug 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro best practices uncategorized

Learning any new software can be a daunting task, especially in a field as technical as GIS – “With great power comes…. a certain level of complication.” After years of practice perfecting your workflows in ArcMap, initially hearing about Esri’s … Continue reading


Cloud Platforms 101: Autodesk A360

Aug 09 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  a360 about data autodesk cloud fme 2017

Autodesk A360 is a cloud solution like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc. made specifically for sharing and collaborating on Autodesk projects. A360 is a web service for collaborating on CAD projects in the cloud. What I love about this platform is that Autodesk specifically designed it for what they’re good at: CAD and BIM. Sure, you could […]

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Web GIS for Connecting At-risk Youth with Health Services

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers developer health internship local government

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Services (AHS) (teenhealthcare.org) is a NYC-based program that “delivers comprehensive, integrated medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 10 to 22”, and the largest center of its kind in the U.S. … Continue reading


Web GIS for Connecting At-risk Youth with Health Services

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers developer health internship local government

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Services (AHS) (teenhealthcare.org) is a NYC-based program that “delivers comprehensive, integrated medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 10 to 22”, and the largest center of its kind in the U.S. … Continue reading


FME 2017.1: Yet Another Awesome Datetime Update

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme dateformatter dates datetime datetimecalculator

FME2017.0, in addition to the existing TimeStamper and DateFormatter transformers, gained a new transformer - the DateTimeCalculator - for carrying out temporal calculations. There were also new functions for datetimes built right into the text editor dialog.

In FME2017.1 the TimeStamper and DateFormatter transformers have been deprecated, and replaced with two new transformers: the DateTimeStamper and the DateTimeConverter, both of which use a new core datetime definition.

Let's see what this means for you.

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Deadline for Entries Extended! Special Coverage on Online GIS Courses!

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  american sentinel university analytics arcgis autodesk bentley

Dear Readers: The deadline for those entries to our Special Coverage of Online GIS Courses has been changed to August 14th, 2017. The face of GIS and Geospatial education has changed dramatically over the past few years, with new online courses being offered in numerous subjects, ranging from GIS fundamentals to Spatial Analytics and UAVs. […]


Participate in a European Renewable Energy Tour with FracTracker & Ecologic Institute

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles denmark ecologic institute europe event

Next spring, join FracTracker Alliance and Ecologic Institute on a unique and timely European Renewable Energy Tour. Witness the incredible – and essential – energy revolution happening in Europe in an immersive, holistic way. Europe’s energy policies are set to reduce dependence on foreign providers of fossil fuels, and substantially reduce the region’s climate change footprint.  In addition to learning how […]

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How Earth will look like 250 million years from now

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  earth featured geography giscience

Our planet is continuously in motion. Continents are floating on tectonic plates at different speeds from 1 to even over 10cm a year. Recently Australia had to shift its geographic coordinates by 1.5m (4.9ft) as the global GPS coordinates didn’t match the real world (Australia shifts 7cm a year north-east). The idea that continents drift dates back […]

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Apple Upgrades Maps in iOS 11

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  apple apple maps ios ipad iphone

iOS 11 won’t be available to iPhone and iPad users until the fall, but tech journalists are already noting the improvements coming to Apple’s maps, including lane guidance, augmented-reality enhanced Flyover maps, indoor maps and one-handed mode, among others.


‘The Messed Up Mountains of Middle-earth’

Aug 08 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  fantasy maps geology maps and literature middle-earth tolkien

Science fiction/fantasy novelist Alex Acks, a geologist by training, has some issues with Middle-earth’s mountain ranges. “Middle-earth’s got 99 problems, and mountains are basically 98 of them.” Basically it comes down to how Tolkien’s mountain ranges intersect at right angles—and mountains don’t do that. And Mordor? Oh, I don’t even want to talk about Mordor. Tectonic … Continue reading "‘The Messed Up Mountains of Middle-earth’"