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Workforce for ArcGIS making a difference!

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

Jordan Rogers, GIS technician at Utilities Kingston, saw the value that Workforce for ArcGIS could bring to their organization before the product was released in July 2016. “We created all 5,300 assignments in Workforce for ArcGIS and then categorized them … Continue reading


Businesses Gain by Preventing Pollution

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental management healthy waters p2 pollution prevention program

by Mindy Lemoine Starting down the path of an environmental management system can lead a business to unexpected outcomes, like an abandoned quarry being turned into a 15-million-gallon rain barrel, sixth-graders being trained to sample aquatic macroinvertebrates, and implementation of a Leak Squad at a brewery. What does EPA have to do with these voluntary(...)


Superfund Acts to Protect Americans from Harmful Vapors

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  epa connect

By Mathy Stanislaus Under the Superfund program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protects people who live close to Superfund sites by addressing any threats those sites may pose to soil, air, groundwater and surface water. Approximately 53 million people in the U.S. live within three miles of a Superfund site. So when EPA conducts Superfund investigations and finds significant threats to public health or(...)


Protecting the Environment and Public Health: The Critical Role of Local Environmental Health and the Power of Partnerships

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  it all starts with science memorandum of understanding national environmental health association

By Tom Burke, PhD, MPH As a former state environmental official and Deputy Health Commissioner, I know firsthand the important role that state and local government play in ensuring a clean environment and protecting public health. From safe water and air to cleaning up waste sites and beyond, environmental health practitioners at the local level(...)


EPA Proposes Financial Requirements for Clean-Up at Hardrock Mining Facilities

Dec 08 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  and liability act cercla chemicals comprehensive environmental response epa connect

By Mathy Stanislaus The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, better known as the Superfund law) protects human health and the environment by managing the cleanup of the nation’s most contaminated lands and by responding to locally and nationally significant environmental emergencies. To further CERCLA’s mission, we are proposing a rule that will(...)


FME Parallel Processing: Tips and tricks for generating groups

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme cloner fme evangelist modulocounter parallel processing

I recently taught the performance chapter of our FME Desktop advanced training course and got into a conversation with a student about creative ways to use parallel processing. Some of the ideas we came up with about generating 'groups' were so interesting I thought I would share them. I hope you find them of use.

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Esri European DevSummit 2016

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  arcgis berlin devsummit esri european

It’s only the second day of the 2016 Esri European Developer Summit, but so far it’s been a terrific week! Living on the edge I just so happened to get my passport the morning of my flight, so to say I was cutting it close is an understatement. The flight here was long, yes, but...

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This map will take you to an amazing journey throughout 2000 years of human population

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  map maps population population density

Historical maps never cease to amaze me. The only problem I have with them is that they are mostly static or they are focusing on a single event without showing the full context. Team from populationeducation.org felt the same way, and they came up with nice project, which meets expectations of many GeoGeeks like you […]

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  citizen engagement esri story maps storytelling with maps

An Infamous Day in U.S. History This December 7th marks the 75th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. To commemorate this infamous day, Esri has put together a Story Map that shows a detailed, chronological account, complete with … Continue reading


Let your loved ones know you’re safe with Google’s new safety app

Dec 07 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  apps google location-based services maps personal safety app

In the ever-connected world that we live in, it can be worrisome not to know the exact whereabouts of a loved one; or sometimes you just want to keep someone updated about your location, just to make sure someone knows where you are and has your back. Personal Safety is a major concern and Google […]

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