Imagery MOOC

ESRI has a new massive open online course (MOOC) on Imagery. If you’re interested in test-driving ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS Online, ESRI’s new cloud-based imagery product, or seeing how to bring drone-captured imagery into ArcGIS Pro for visualization and analysis, this no-cost course is a great opportunity. The course is from August 11 to September 22, 2021 and is free. Check it out and sign up!

USGS lidar webinar: Costsharing in FY2022

The USGS National Geospatial Program is hosting a public webinar to provide information about the 3DEP Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitation for cost sharing assistance in lidar projects for the upcoming Federal 2022 fiscal year. If you have interest in funding or are in the early stages of coordinating a lidar collection for your area of interest, this webinar will give you the information you need for FY2022 and beyond.

The webinar will be held on August 11, 2021. Click here for more info and to register.

Indicators of Broadband Need Map

The Indicators of Broadband Need map was created by the United States Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).  The map uses several different data sources to show information on broadband availability within the United States.  Layers in this map were created using data sourced from the American Community Survey collected by the U.S. Census, Measurement Lab (M-Lab), Ookla, Microsoft and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  Check it out!

Fireworks 2021!

July 4th is just a few days away, which means there will be fireworks again!

Use the app to view cities in LA, Orange, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino County that allow the sale and discharge of fireworks.  Included are days and times when fireworks will be sold and when you can light them up, as well as links to city websites and telephone numbers.  Data was collected from municipal codes, websites, and/or contacting each city.  Some cities allowed sales to start yesterday AND allow you to discharge them now as well!  Check it out and be safe!