Back in 1913, the National Highway Association drew up the first proposed highway plan. Their campaign stressed that good roads lead to things like good schools, good health, good morals, good times, etc. Check out the article and maps leading up to the nation’s first nationwide system of numbered highways adopted in November 1926.
According to Jay Famiglietti, the senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech and a professor of Earth system science at UC Irvine, California has about one year of water supply left in its reservoirs. Are you ready to ration? What is your government agency you work for going to do? Imagine what this will do to California’s economy … and the way we will live here, or leave for greener pastures. Check out the LA Times Op-Ed piece.
See also USGS California Drought.
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This interesting and interactive map comes from the New York Times. A lot of information is displayed showing migration information by state. Very good use of colors and symbols to show multi layered migration data. Select a year, then hover over the different areas of the state to get more info. Check it out.
Interested in map history? Doing a research projected in map history or cartography? You might want to check out The International Directory of Researchers in Map History.
The purpose of the directory is to promote communication among researchers who study the history of maps and to provide information about the field to the public. The directory is an open source for contact information, current interests, research projects, and publications related to map history. Check it out.
ESRI has updated ArcGIS Online for March. One of the big ones is what they call Smart Mapping which include new ways to symbolize data, “smart” defaults, and data-driven workflows. Check it out.
Interested in teaching GIS to high school students interested in pursuing future education and careers in GIS? East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC is in search of someone who enjoys working with youth and would like to share their passion and GIS expertise.
This particular assignment is taught at a high school, 5 days per week. To teach in high school, one must have (or apply for) the California Designated Subjects Credential for Career Technical Education (see http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/adult-voc-ed.html) which can be obtained based on professional work experience in the field.
For more information and to apply, go to https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/650530 .