Looks like the capabilities of Google Earth Enterprise Server, Fusion, and Portable will be open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license by the end of March this year and available to open source developers on Github.
In January, the City of Long Beach launched an open data portal that aims to give the public clear, visual information they can use. In addition to maps, DataLB provides access to applications that put city data in context.
Developed with ESRI, DataLB’s applications focus on visualizing the impact of initiatives and public investments. Check it out!
Thanks goes to LA County GIS for finding this one. Here are the top 14 maps and charts that explain Valentine’s Day.
After almost 80 years in business, the owner of The Map Store in Milwaukee will be closing the doors in April. Read about the owner and the store history, and maybe buy a few maps before they close! Click below for the story.
Hillmap is a web based mapping app that lets you create and print free, customizable maps from high quality map layers. You can also use Hillmap tools to calculate slope and distance, check the weather at your destination, analyze snowpack, and more.
This app is definitely handy to calculate your hiking route and check on the slope. You can also turn on multiple overlays, like slope, weather radar, and other map information. Give it a spin!