Demystifying Raster Image Properties and Compression

LizardTech University is offering a free webinar on Demystifying Raster Image Properties and Compression:

Have you ever wanted to know more about raster imagery? In this webinar, we’ll discuss all the basic properties of raster imagery that you’re likely to encounter. By the end of the webinar, you’ll understand what image bands are, what compression ratios mean, what it means for an image to be 16-bit, and more.

This is the first installment in a series of webinars about raster imagery and GIS.

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 30 Minutes

Register today!

Local GIS Jobs This Week

Support Analyst (ArcGIS Server) – ESRI, Redlands

Mapping Assistant – SoCal Gas, Los Angeles

Land Base Geospatial Analyst – SCE, Rosemead

GIS Analyst Internship – LAHSA, Los Angeles

Senior IT GIS Analyst – MWD, Los Angeles

Geoscience Technician – ExxonMobil, Torrance

Geoscience Technician – ExxonMobil, Cerritos

Geomorphology/Geologic Mapping of Mars – (probably JPL), Pasadena

Full Time GIS Technician Position

Full time position for junior level GIS technician. Full benefits.

Field GIS technician will collect data in the field and post it to the enterprise database in the office. 70% office and 30% field work. Candidate needs a good understanding of GIS and utilities. AutoCAD and the ability to read architectural drawings is a plus.

Send cover letter and resume to: jwagner@dwconsulting.biz

GIS Software Ranked by Public Opinion

Interested to know what the most popular GIS software is?  To see what the GIS industry is using, an article from GISGeography.com maps out the GIS software landscape and lists the top 30 GIS desktop options using the following ranking guidelines:

  • 40% is based on which GIS software is required by employers in job postings
  • 20% is based on which GIS software is being used in research and publications
  • 20% is based on which GIS software is being searched for
  • 20% is based on which GIS software is being discussed in community forums