A little fun with the news.. the following are the top 10 GIS industry news items and news tips from the past couple of days… enjoy!
40 Ignites in one week this March during Global Ignite Week @Ignite – Some great news from the O’reilly Media / Ignite team as the movement has exploded on a Global scale.. so much so that next Spring we’ll see a Global Ignite day.. make sure you attend an Ignite event in your area. you won’t be sorry!
Data Spotlight – USGS Quadrangles in Google Earth
The latest in the free, useful tools from Metzger & Willard. — QUADS is a web-based service for visualizing USGS quadrangles in Google Earth that provides an easy-to-use framework for retrieving georeferenced PDF topo maps from the USGS Store. QUADS also includes USGS, or USGSderived, overlays for grayscale and color shaded relief maps, topographic-bathymetric maps, black-and-white orthophotos, and urban areas color orthoimagery.