Satellite Imagery: Hurricane Sally Damage & Aftermath, Alabama

Yesterday (September 17), in between the clouds, Maxar Technologies’ WorldView-3 satellite collected new satellite imagery of the aftermath of Hurricane Sally that reveals damage to many homes, businesses and infrastructure along the Alabama Gulf coast. Continue reading “Satellite Imagery: Hurricane Sally Damage & Aftermath, Alabama”

Creating Story Maps Just Got Easier with the New Look, ArcGIS StoryMaps Beta

Do you enjoy creating Story Maps? If so, there’s something new for you to explore, the Story Maps Beta. The new, Beta resource offers a completely new experience, new UI and new look and feel of your maps. Continue reading “Creating Story Maps Just Got Easier with the New Look, ArcGIS StoryMaps Beta”

MapThis shares Wildfire Maps – Maps, WebMaps and Resources for #BCwildfire Updates

From GEO Jobe GIS – Recall, recently we shared the story of how our friends and colleagues at Esri small business startup, Echosec, supported their lead developer in building a BC wildfire public information ArcGIS online resource in order to help keep the public informed and safe. Building on that and after searching for additional resources, the following is a list of useful map and webmap resources providing real-time and near real-time information, news, updates, and other data of interest. As resources are found, this list will continue to grow (please feel free to share your tips to be included here) Continue reading “MapThis shares Wildfire Maps – Maps, WebMaps and Resources for #BCwildfire Updates”

Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?

In the uncertain times following this election, one thing is for sure. Things will change over the next few years with a Republican president bent on change and a congress likely to cooperate with him. Continue reading “Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?”

Trumped: The Map That Made Donald the Republican Nominee

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.

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Map of the Day – Patterns of Mass Shootings in America Since 1982

So tragic that we must once again bring to light the topic of mass shootings in America. This story map shares data that visualizes the patterns and locations of mass shootings in America since 1982. Continue reading “Map of the Day – Patterns of Mass Shootings in America Since 1982”

B.C, Canada Wildfires Map, 2016 – How many fires are started by humans?

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 Continue reading “B.C, Canada Wildfires Map, 2016 – How many fires are started by humans?”

Map of the Day – World Military Hot Spots and Conflicts, May 2016

This “map of the day” comes via way of the publication Army Times and shares the locations of Army Hot Spots as of May 24, 2016. the map shares pins on a Google map along with descriptions of conflicts and references to related news stories Continue reading “Map of the Day – World Military Hot Spots and Conflicts, May 2016”

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