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A request from FracTracker Alliance: Help us persevere in fighting for a safer energy future

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles donate fractracker alliance our perspectives

As 2016 comes to a close, our earth and all of its inhabitants face grave challenges. In the past year, climate change has demonstrated its foreboding consequences with frightening vigor, while the US President-elect seems determined to derail every measure put into place to address the unfolding climate crisis. We – you and I – […]

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Geo Trends 2017 – What to expect across Geo Industries next year?

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  2017 featured geo trends

2016 was an eventful year with many of the predictions that our fellow GeoGeeks listed in their articles for ‘Geo Trends 2016‘ coming true, there is yet some time for the reflect on the year that has been. Looking forward, what can we expect in 2017? What to expect across Geo Industries in the new […]

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From Research To Industry – The StreetScan Story

Dec 19 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  esri startup program geo research gis road gis start-ups

In 2009, a group of researchers from Northeastern University received a grant of $18 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a new pavement inspection method (Voters Project). $18 Million might sound like a lot for research work in the area of pavement inspection but  aging road infrastructure is a problem […]

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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

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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(...)