Like many of you, I really enjoy using open tools. I’m lucky also because most of the creators of some fine tools and web services will typically provide me with full access to exploit and test their apps. Recently, the gang at Spatial Networks provided me with access to their FulcrumApp mobile data collection tool.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Office of Coastal Management has recently completed the development of a new online mapping tool for the Great Lakes that will give decision makers, resource managers, and community members information on future lake levels. The NOAA tool illustrates the scale of potential flooding or land exposure at a […]
This page contains links to some of the shapefiles that the NWS uses as base maps in the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS). Many of these shapefiles are used by NWS partners and customers in their own operations.
LEDAPS is a NASA-funded project to map North American forest disturbance since 1975 from the Landsat and ASTER satellite data.
To kick off the New Year, the State of Arkansas has rolled out a shiny, new website for the Arkansas GIS Office
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Every minute the world generates 1.7 million billion bytes of data, equivalent to 360,000 standard DVDs. More digitised data was created in the last two years than in the rest of human history. This trend and the mountains of data it produces is what we call "Big data". The big data sector is growing at […]