Field Analyst Position

IndoorVu LLC has an opening for a Field Analyst in the greater Los Angeles area.  IndoorVu is a technology company that provides indoor mapping and data management services.

The Field Analyst is responsible for traveling to project locations, domestically and internationally, to perform accurate and timely data collection services for a variety of clients. 90% of work is performed indoors and the individual must be comfortable working on their feet for extended periods of time, during day and night shifts.

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The Living New Deal

During the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people a “New Deal”.  From 1933 to 1943 a constellation of federally sponsored programs put millions of jobless Americans back to work and helped revive the economy.  The result was a rich landscape of public works projects across the nation.  No city , town, or rural area was untouched.  Hundreds of thousands of roads, schools, theaters, libraries, hospitals, post offices, courthouses, airports, parks, forests, gardens, and artworks – created in only one decade by our parents and grandparents – are still in use today!

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Flyovers and Sonic Booms Today and Tomorrow

To mark the 70th anniversary of the first supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947, following the formal ceremony Edwards Air Force Base will launch two formation flights which are scheduled to pass over Southern California schools October 13 as part of its outreach to support STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education.

The first formation – two F-16 Fighting Falcons, a B-1B Lancer and an F-18 Hornet from NASA – will fly on a route over the Antelope Valley and Bakersfield, California.

The second formation – an F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II – is scheduled to fly a flight path over several cities in Southern California, including, San Bernardino, Colton, Riverside, Costa Mesa, Long Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley, Granada Hills, and Santa Clarita, Canyon Country and Palmdale.

Both flights paths will be at an altitude low enough for easy viewing by the general public and will take place between noon and 1 pm Friday.  The jets will pass over selected schools.

On Friday at 11 am, F-16 and F-18 sonic booms will be heard to kick-off the Team Edwards Day Ceremony.  Other sonic booms will be executed at 1:30 to 2 pm and 6 pm Friday, and 7 to 7:16 am on Saturday.  Click below for more info.


Calling All SoCalGIS Cities – Help!

I thought of using a title for this post like “He Totally Messed Up The Map And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next” just to get you to click, but I settled for the one above instead! 😀

Now that I have your attention…

If you are using GIS in a city or county government in Los Angeles County or Orange County and you have a public web site for your GIS maps and apps, please help me out!

Please check the SoCalGIS Resources page and make sure that the link to your city or county web site is correct.  If the URL has changed or your site is missing from the list, please let me know via email.

And if you have other resources you use that you think would be a good idea to have on the SoCalGIS site, let me know about that too!