GIS News

Applying Fantasy Maps to Globes

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  fantasy maps maps and literature westeros

Map to Globe is an online tool that allows you to transfer a flat map onto a globe. Adam Whitehead has been trying it out with fantasy maps. Some work better than others. Westeros is not one of them, “because the maps of the North and the lands beyond the Wall need to be adjusted … Continue reading "Applying Fantasy Maps to Globes"


JSAPI 4.2

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

TBD


EPA Launches Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Website

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  clean water act clean water rule epa connect water

By Joel Beauvais We live in a society that increasingly allows us to visualize information and data on our phones, TVs, and computers. That’s why I’m excited to announce that EPA is once again demonstrating its commitment to transparency in decision-making by launching a new website that helps the public see where the Clean Water(...)


Lidar Training

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  airborne lidar education hydrographic lidar mapping rsac

This website, hosted by the U.S. Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center is offering six online Lidar technology training tutorials. They have also identified a number of online resources. It appears to be open to the public at no charge. … Continue reading

The post Lidar Training appeared first on In The Scan.


Update on EPA’s Clean Power Plan Model Rules

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  clean power plan climate change cpp epa connect

By: Janet McCabe States, cities, businesses, tribes, and other organizations across the country are taking important steps to cut carbon pollution from power plants. In fact, power plant carbon emissions in 2015 were almost 25 percent below 2005 levels. Our extensive public engagement highlighted this continued progress and helped us ensure that the Clean Power(...)


Webinar Recording: GIS in the Railroad Industry

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog geomobiliti gis gis cloud railroad industry

What are the uses of GIS in the Railroad Industry? The answer to this and many more questions can be found in a recording of last week’s webinar, held by Tomy Brown, the owner of Geomobiliti Inc. Tomy Brown, who has worked with numerous clients from the Railroad and Real Estate Industry, presented a several...


Taking Air Sensors to Communities

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air monitoring research air quality air research air sensors citizen science

By Joel Creswell When I read about air quality in the news, it’s often described as a large scale problem where entire cities or states are being affected. While it’s important to think about these problems on a larger scale, I often wonder more about what’s happening in my neighborhood. Does the air I breathe(...)


CityEngine unveils mobile Virtual Reality solution

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis arcgis earth city modeling cityengine

We are excited to announce a mobile VR solution for urban planners, architects, and GIS professionals. With the latest version of CityEngine, we offer the ability to simply and quickly create VR experiences on mobile devices. You can view these … Continue reading


Introducing Arcade

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  api app developers apps arcgis online arcgis pro

If you’ve been keeping up on ArcGIS news you might have noticed we’ve added something new… That something is Arcade. You’re probably still wondering what it is exactly and what it means to you as a GIS user.  The simple … Continue reading


Electoral Map What-Ifs

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  2016 us elections politics usa

Neil Freeman’s Random States of America creates election maps from an alternate reality. They apply real-world election results to randomly generated state boundaries, which can yield radically different results than what actually happened. Taking things one step further, Josh Wallaert of Places asked Freeman “to calculate who would win the 2016 election if the states were … Continue reading "Electoral Map What-Ifs"