Category Archives: Florida

Google Trekkers tasked with capturing images of Florida’s beaches for Google Maps

TweetSoon, people around the world will be able stroll Southwest Florida beaches virtually. It’s coming courtesy of a Google and Visit Florida photo-mapping project that documented Lee and Collier county shorelines last week.  The statewide campaign ends with a splash … Continue reading

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Florida Gulf Coast Eagles put on the Map

TweetHow do you show a country just exactly where little known NCAA phenom, Florida Gulf Coast University (aka. Eagles) is found? Well, naturally you have to slap a map on a T-shirt! That’s exactly what the Eagles have done and … Continue reading

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Tracking Hurricane Isaac With Esri Storm Tracker News Map

TweetIf you need to track hurricane Isaac then the latest Esri news map update could be of interest to you. Follow regular news and social stream updates that relate to the storm as it gathers strength and heads towards the … Continue reading

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Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Universal Orlando Goes 3-D

TweetSome fun news out of Universal Orlando as Spidey will look really impressive now thanks to 3D technology! From Universal Orlando… The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man includes all-new 4K digital high definition animation, sophisticated 3-D projection systems, a new music … Continue reading

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Blue Dasher Capturing 360-degree street-level images in Tampa

TweetLooks like the crew at Blue Dasher Technologies have been busy driving the streets around Tampa-St. Petersburg as the area is being added to the Blue Dasher Technologies database of high-density 360-degree street-level images of major U.S. metropolitan areas.  Recall, … Continue reading

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Unboxing my historical 1888 map of Florida

TweetI may be a bit biased because we sell the darned things, but these historical maps (from our sister site, are darned sweet! Anyone looking for a space to fill on the office (or home) wall, look no more. … Continue reading

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GIS Data Steward – Senior – Florida

TweetThe Senior GIS Data Steward is formally responsible for the creation and maintenance of spatial data and metadata that will be broadly distributed and used through a centralized spatial data warehouse. The Senior GIS Data Steward is the authority for … Continue reading

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Specialist, Demographer/Statistician (GIS) Florida

TweetSeeking candidate with bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution preferably with major in Urban Planning, Geography, or related field. Must have a minimum of five years of related experience in and knowledge of research and population analysis methodologies … Continue reading

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Florida DOT GIS Data Pages

TweetThis resource from FL DOT has a ton of GIS data available for download. Data are SHP files UTM 17; Datum: NAD 83 – see The Free GIS Data Blog encourages you to visit for more leads to … Continue reading

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Florida Geographic Data Library – FTP downloads and more

TweetLooking for Florida GIS data? No qworries… this awesome resource provides FTP access to pretty much any data layers you can thionk of.. including DRG, DEM, DOQs, and much more! County Data Layers. (including Shapefiles, Aerial Photos, DRGs, DOQQ 3-meters) … Continue reading

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Central Florida GIS

TweetThe CFGIS initiative seeks to increase coordination among users of geographic information systems in Central Florida. Its two primary components are a regional users group and a data clearinghouse. The portal provides access to community message boards, data, and other … Continue reading

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Florida GIS Data from LABINS

TweetLABINS (Land Boundary Information System) has DOQQS, DRG, DEM, DLG, NWI, survey data (horizontal and vertical control) and much more for the State of Florida – See The Free GIS Data Blog encourages you to visit for more … Continue reading

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