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Community Outreach and Communications Specialist Position

Jun 12 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles communication events and announcements fractracker alliance job

Job Announcement and Application PURPOSE: The Community Outreach and Communications Specialist will assist and support regional and national communication activities of the FracTracker Alliance; and engage and support organizations, primarily but not exclusively at the community-scale, fighting fossil fuel harms in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia – especially in the Ohio River corridor. POSITION DUTIES: Assist […]

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Mapfit rises $5.5m to keep disrupting the mapping industry

Jun 12 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  mapfit start-ups

Mapfit is a New York-based startup that managed to outsmart the mapping industry and developed the platform that can analyze hundreds of IoT data sources and automatically  generate maps. The company​ announced today that its closing $5.5 million seed funding round. The seed funding comes from an experienced group of global technology entrepreneurs and investors including Cavalry […]

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How to collect polygon features with Mobile Data Collection app

Jun 12 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog features field data collection mobile data collection polygon collection

With increasing demand on natural resources, GIS technology can be used to maximize the efficiency of management, planning and decision-making processes for different disciplines such as agriculture, forestry, soil science, hydrology, etc.   With a powerful set of GIS tools and software capabilities, the stakeholders can gain insights into issues and problems to provide more...


Evaluation of 3D Laser Scanning Equipment

Jun 12 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d laser scanners geomatics government illinois center for transportation inspection

I have not had a chance to review this report on 3D Laser Scanning Equipment yet, but I wanted to get this out there as soon as possible as it will certainly be of interest to not only those in … Continue reading

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This new feature in GIS Cloud app lets you collect lines & polygons in the field

Jun 12 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  apps gis cloud

Last week GIS Cloud launched a new feature for their Mobile Data Collection app, a simple solution for real-time field location and attribute data collection. The new feature enables you to collect lines and polygons that populate your map in real time. When it comes to collecting data in the field you want to eliminate paper-based […]

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Puerto Rico Battling Mosquitos using Workforce for ArcGIS

Jun 11 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  field mobility mosquito puerto rico workforce workforce for arcgis

Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) is using Workforce for ArcGIS to plan vector control activities.


Innovative Geo-Solutions to be Showcased at 2018 Esri UC Startup Zone

Jun 11 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  announcements esri startup program esri uc 2018 esri user conference (uc) startup zone

Esri continues to foster industry innovation, showcasing groundbreaking applications in 2018 Esri User Conference Startup Zone.


ICEYE Gets $34 Million for SAR Microsatellites

Jun 10 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  business development data environmental forestry iceye

From an article by Michael Sheetz (@thesheetztweetz): ICEYE is a high tech start-up based in Finland that just secured another $34 million in financing for what they promise will be the world’s largest Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) microsatellite constellation. The … Continue reading

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Ecsite 2018 – Day 2: technology advocacy, evolution, citizen science in parody trial, and DITOs

Jun 08 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  #ecsite2018 citizen science conference ditos ecsa

The second day of Ecsite 2018 included several interesting sessions (here is day 1) which includes a morning discussion about the role of science centres and museum in the public discussion of science and technology, a parody trial of citizen science, and a discussion on the nature of multi-country projects, where I gave a presentation … Continue reading Ecsite 2018 – Day 2: technology advocacy, evolution, citizen science in parody trial, and DITOs


Control access to data in Collector through feature layer views

Jun 08 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  field mobility hosted feature layer views tips tips and tricks

Use feature layer views and give mobile workers different information and editing capabilities for the same layer.