COGS, you’ve likely heard of it, or perhaps you know of it as the Center of Geographical Sciences. COGS has become well known in GIS EDU circles as a world-class institution. Students from all over the Globe attend COGS and most, if not all of them, find excellent careers in the GIS industry upon graducation. [Read more…] about So, What is it Like to Attend a world-leading GIS Education Program
Archives for November 2018
Technology is constantly advancing, and, especially in GIS, change is constant. Therefore, it is vital to stay up-to-date and keep the field moving forward. As professionals, it is our responsibility to keep our pool of knowledge expanding. My colleague, GIS developer Courtney Kirkham has recently shared strategies she uses for self-driven learning. [Read more…] about Self-Driven Learning Strategies can be F.A.S.T
This Monday, November 19 HawkEye 360’s first cluster of small satellites is expected to launch into orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 as part of Spaceflight’s SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission, the largest single rideshare mission from a US-based launch vehicle to date. [Read more…] about HawkEye 360’s first formation-flying satellites to launch aboard SpaceX Falcon 9
eGIS Associates have reminded us all that on December 4, 2018, Esri will be pushing a new update to ArcGIS Online. This update will include many changes. The biggest of which will be implementing new user types, going from 2 to 5 types. [Read more…] about Understanding ArcGIS Online New User Types
There are many ways to include a map within a blog post. Perhaps the most common method we see by bloggers is to include a screen capture, or perhaps a simple, Google Maps push-pin map – Yawn!! But for WordPress users, there’s a much better way to include professional looking, “live” maps and it can be done by using a free plug-in.
Hopefully this isn’t you, however, as hard as it is to believe, many people are faced daily with staring down the “office bully”. The bully takes many shapes and forms… he may be big and mean or she may be small but tough. Regardless, there’s nothing worse than being intimidated on the job and in the workplace.
Did-U-Know… There is a difference between a UAV waiver and an airspace authorization. A waiver is needed when a UAV operation needs one or several of the UAV restrictions eased or suspended in a particular instance. [Read more…] about Understanding UAV Waiver and Airspace Authorization
Where in the US do more people prefer beer, and where do they prefer wine? Indeed a good question and you can unlock the answer with this impressive story map. Best of all, via the new Geography.com resource, Esri has shared the steps involved in the creation process so you can replicate it and make your own map. [Read more…] about Mapping Beer vs Wine
Seems like it was just a few weeks ago that we were all together in San Diego for ESRIUC doesn’t it? Well, with Thanksgiving just around the corner and then the New Year, it really is time to start planning for the 2019 UC. [Read more…] about Time to Start Thinking About the 2019 ESRI User Conference
Township Canada (https://townshipcanada.com) is a simple tool that allows for searching, converting, and mapping Canadian legal land descriptions. What is a legal land description? [Read more…] about Township Canada – Explore Canadian Legal Land Descriptions on a Map