If you are old enough, remember when you printed a map on a dot matrix printer? How about those Calcomp plotters that used different colored ball point pen cartridges to make color maps? Cross hatching was a big thing!
Check out this article about how advances in computer mapping shaped the early days of GIS.
The Huntington is pleased to announce an addition to its fellowship program that may hold particular interest for members of this group. This fellowship is unusual among the Huntington’s offerings in having no specific degree requirements. To apply, please go to https://fellowships.huntington.org/; for further details, contact Natalie Serrano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Huntington Fellowship in the Materiality of Print Culture
This newly created fellowship in the materiality of print culture provides one month of support for research in any aspect of printing history, book production, or illustration technologies including photography. Applications are welcomed from those inside and outside the academy, but are especially encouraged from librarians, curators, conservators, and advanced practitioners of any of the allied arts of printing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, or book production. Applicants must have a focused research project that centers on some material aspect of print culture and must demonstrate how research in The Huntington’s Library collections is critical to its development.
Five years after the United States Geological Survey launched its 3D Elevation Program, it has delivered the first ever national baseline of consistent high-resolution elevation data. As the program matures and works toward its goal of covering 100 percent of the U.S. and its territories, it faces challenges and opportunities in the West. Click below to read the article.
Do you use the Map Viewer in ArcGIS Online? If so, the new version in Beta will be ready for you to try out! Click below to read more about it and what to do to be able to use the new functionality.
Looking to get the latest air quality info for your area? Try South Coast AQMD’s new app that offers up to date air quality information at your finger tips. Click below to read more about it!
Interested in Deep Learning using ArcGIS tools? Sign up for this webinar, held October 1st, to learn more about how to implement Deep Learning tools in ArcGIS to perform analysis faster. Topics include Deep Learning in ArcGIS best practices, the Deep Learning tools, tips, and a deep dive into technical use cases. Sign up now!
The ESRI Disaster Response & LivingAtlas teams authored this StoryMap Swipe with recent Maxar imagery showing before and after Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Check it out!