URISA has just released the second edition of The GIS Management Handbook. This is a major revision of the 2009 book. The book has been expanded and updated and comes with a valuable set of supplemental digital materials. Click to the right for more info and to read an overview of the book.
ESRI announced that it has partnered with 3DR, a leading US drone data company, to expand ESRI’s current drone imagery offering, Drone2Map for ArcGIS, with an end-to-end enterprise drone data and analytics solution for ESRI’s ArcGIS platform. Click below to read more.
Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2020 Ristow Prize competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted digitally as a PDF document to email@example.com by 1 June 2020. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged. The winning essay will receive a cash prize of $1000 and will be published in The Portolan, the journal of the Washington Map Society. The prize, named in honor of the late Dr. Walter W. Ristow, is sponsored by the Washington Map Society of Washington, D. C. For more information, including a list of previous winners, go to the website www.WashMapSociety.org or contact Dr. Katherine Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are some ArcGIS users that export their maps to an Adobe format so a graphic artist can finish it up. Now inside Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator you can import data-driven maps with ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud. Check out the video below and read the Seattle Times case study.
Reminds me of my digitizing days!
Registration for the CalGIS 2020 conference in Long Beach next year is now open. Check out their website and register today!
Twenty years ago, Ralph Nader suggested to Jack Dangermond that GIS deserved its own day as a means for outreach, celebration, and awareness building. Read more about it here.
Happy GIS Day to all those that are celebrating GIS Day!
GIS Day 2019 is almost upon us. If you have an event and want to get the word out, send an announcement request through the About page and I will get it posted right away.
Here is one for the City of Irvine. They are celebrating GIS Day on November 14.
The big one at LA County will happen on November 13.
GIS Day will be celebrated at a number of colleges like: Pierce College, CSUN, and USC.
Channel Islands Regional GIS Collaborative (CIRGIS) will have GIS Day on December 6 at Ventura College. The keynote speaker will be Michael Goodchild.
Also make sure to register your event on the GIS Day website.