The USGS has released the first unified geologic map of the moon. This new work represents a seamless, globally consistent, 1:5,000,000-scale geologic map derived from the six digitally renovated geologic maps. The goal of this project was to create a digital resource for science research and analysis, future geologic mapping efforts, be it local-, regional-, or global-scale products, and as a resource for the educators and the public interested in lunar geology. Click below to check it out!
The is a crowd-sourced grocery store reporting tool that you can use. Check out the post about it on the LA County Enterprise GIS site here.
ESRI has discovered a critical vulnerability in the ArcGIS Server component of ArcGIS Enterprise resulting in a Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) issue when special steps are taken by someone with network access to the deployment. This can result in access to and control over other infrastructure resources by unauthenticated persons.
This security issue affects all supported versions prior to ArcGIS Server 10.8 on both Windows and Linux. Click here for more info and how to fix.
Starting December 8, 2020, ArcGIS Online will no longer support communication over HTTP, so it is imperative to update all of your items to HTTPS. Click here for more info.
Apparently ESRI has a product called ArcGIS Drone Collections.
ArcGIS Drone Collections includes four prepackaged configurations of ArcGIS products specifically tailored for processing drone imagery and creating information products such as 3D visualizations and remote-sensing analysis. Each collection provides a different level of scalability and functionality to meet your organization’s imagery needs.
More info about it here.
The GIS Certification Institute is hosting a Map Contest. Submissions are open through the end of March 2020. First prize is $250. For more info click here.
Going to do a little boating soon? You better download the raster nautical charts (RNC) that you need since they are going away soon, as well as paper charts. RNC’s will be replaced with ENC’s, or electronic nautical charts, which are just vector files used in navigation systems. Check out the charts and download!