Republican mapmakers gained what they perceived to be a huge victory following their landslide state election wins in 2010 through gerrymandering and redistricting dozens of states, so much so that their victory will probably last a decade or more.
Once again wildfire season is upon us and unfortunately, experts are calling for a very busy and active summer season. Check out details of this map, updated for the 2016 season, by a colleague and friend of yours truly, Erin Philip
The FAA is still figuring it out, and all of us who love maps are drooling over the potential of high definition photography and even virtual reality for creating high definition maps and 360 degree views of locations all over the globe. The private drone sector is exploding as smaller craft become both more affordable […]
This interesting story comes to us via LiDAR Magazine… LiDAR and Imagery is Now Widely Used for Airport Mapping – In FY 2007, the FAA issued three Advisory Circulars to provide guidance for the collection and submission of aeronautical data and to identify the FAA’s GIS data model for airport-related data.
In December 2015 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras.
The City of Maple Valley, WA has successfully implemented Elements XS together with Geocortex Essentials for a complete asset and work management application across their street maintenance, stormwater, and parks departments.
Via our partner site at LiDAR Magazine… In FY 2007, the FAA issued three Advisory Circulars to provide guidance for the collection and submission of aeronautical data and to identify the FAA’s GIS data model for airport-related data.
Website Supports Governor Wolf’s Open Data Initiative
By searching public posts, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency fulfills its duty to provide decision-makers with past, present and future insights into locations during a global emergency. The NGA isn’t the only agency augmenting their data analysis efforts, analysis and mapping with the inclusion of public social media feeds. There are many ways that real-time public […]
(via the USGS) Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That — An innovative Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas.