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Webinar: Sharing Large Raster Data with GIS Cloud

May 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog drone mapping gis gis cloud remote sensing

On Thursday, 1st of June, we will hold a webinar about easily sharing large raster data with clients, stakeholders and organizations using GIS Cloud.   A lot of industries utilize large raster data, usually obtained by aerial photography/drone mapping and satellite imagery. After the imagery is processed, the biggest challenge with large raster files becomes...


Citizen Science 2017 – workshops day and opening panel

May 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  book citizen science citizen science association citsci2017 conference

The Citizen Science Association conference is held at the River Center in St Paul, Minnesota on 17th to 20th May. This post and the following ones are notes that were taken during the meeting in the sessions that I’ve attended. Wednesday was dedicated to workshops, and I joined the Citizen Science at College level workshop. Organised by Thomas … Continue reading Citizen Science 2017 – workshops day and opening panel


Let Google Maps remember where you parked your car

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps

It’s one of the most frustrating things in the world: Wandering about a crappy parking lot looking for your car, pointing the remote key in random directions. One BMW driver, in fact, spent five days searching for his car in a multi-storey parking lot in the United Kingdom. And we kid you not, he was […]

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Uber integrates public transportation departure times in its app

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news uber

If you often find yourself toggling between the Uber app and the local train schedule, your life is going to become much easier. At least if you are an Android user residing in one of the US cities listed at the bottom of this post. Uber has joined forces with Canadian journey planning company called […]

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DigitalGlobe Announces Agreement with Rise Broadband

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  asset management big data climate change cloud data

DigitalGlobe, Inc. this week announced an agreement to provide elevation data to Rise Broadband, a fixed wireless internet service provider (WISP), to enable faster and more efficient deployment of wireless internet services in the United States. Kreg Barrett, DigitalGlobe’s director of North America Sales, spoke with GISCafe Voice about the announcement, whereby DigitalGlobe will provide Rise […]


GIS Cloud Visualization in Planning of the New Administrative Boundaries for the Zadar County

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  administrative boundaries blog polygons urban planning use cases

This project was done by a geography student Branimir Bilandžić, who collected and visualized data with a goal to make a proposal on the topic how to rationalize local government structure in Croatia. As a result, map portal was created, showing a proposal for the new municipality structure. This project was done using the example...


FME and Digital Data Checking: 9 Transformers for Automated Validation

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about our customers data qa data quality data validation qa

Today we welcome a guest post by William Tober, one of the GIS and CAD experts at MNC. MNC needed to make an automated validation process for incoming files to ensure they comply with a range of business rules. Using FME, they developed online digital data submission solutions for 3 Canadian provinces. Here’s a look at the top transformers they […]

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ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online

There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading


ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis online best practices configuration organization

There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading


The Author, Contractor and some Managers: A Tale of Roles and Privileges

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis online custom roles members privileges

What do submarine sandwiches and ArcGIS Online have in common? They’re better with custom roles. What a knee slapper?!? Custom roles are a helpful tool that enable administrators to fine-tune the capabilities and levels of access that their ArcGIS Online … Continue reading


Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  empleos español ewdjt

Tacoma, Washington El Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental de la EPA (EWDJT, por sus siglas en inglés) está destinado a mejorar la salud ambiental de las comunidades a nivel nacional mientras mejora el … Continue reading


How much money will Amazon save by using drones for deliveries?

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  amazon drones

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first talked about drones delivering packages in December 2013, naysayers were quick to dismiss his ambitions as a mere publicity stunt. Today, as we near Bezos’ 2018 timeline for the coveted project, drone deliveries have become an obsession with the tech world. Let’s face it. Drones are the ultimate disruptive […]

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Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Success Stories: Richmond, California

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields hazardous waste our planet, our home

EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program is aimed at improving the environmental health of communities nationwide while improving the livelihood of the residents who live in those communities. Over the years, successful EWDJT programs have been implemented … Continue reading


Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Success Stories: Tacoma, Washington

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields ewdjt human health our planet, our home unassigned

EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program is aimed at improving the environmental health of communities nationwide while improving the livelihood of the residents who live in those communities. Over the years, successful EWDJT programs have been implemented … Continue reading


Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields ewdjt training unassigned

For nearly two decades, our Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program has helped put people to work by building a skilled, local environmental workforce equipped to take advantage of the job opportunities created when cleaning up brownfields sites. The … Continue reading



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