Is the risk of wildfires increasing where you live? Check out this article about analyzing US Forest Service data and the threat of fire breaking out in areas that would be difficult to contain.
This interesting animation of Earth shows a year of seasons in 1 second. Besides the usual snow in the north, note the green vegetation that fluctuates over the year. This animation was created from monthly images in NASA’s Blue Marble project.
A GIS job bonanza this week! As William Mulholland once said: “There it is. Take it.”
Temp GIS Specialist I – Riverside County
GIS Specialist – City of Los Angeles
GIS Exams for All GIS Positions – Los Angeles County
Senior GIS Specialist – Rancho Santa Margarita area
Solution Engineer Local Government – ESRI, Redlands
Los Angeles County is opening GIS position exams for the recruitment of talented people to fill current vacancies and future GIS positions. Positions include GIS Technician I and II, Supervising GIS Technician, GIS Analyst, Senior GIS Analyst, Principal GIS Analyst, GIS Specialist, and GIS Manager I and II. Click here for more information.
Found this interesting digital map of San Francisco in the David Rumsey Map Collection. It was a massive wooden model of San Francisco that has not been on display in one piece since 1942. The 158 pieces that create a 42×38 foot model of the city were digitally photographed and pieced together to create one big mosaic image. The model represented the city as it was in 1940. Check it out!