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California City Takes on Smaller Local Governments as GIS Clients
Rancho Cucamonga’s Rancho Enterprise GIS (REGIS) division was created two years ago to bring geographic information system (GIS) data and services to smaller municipalities.
“We are not...Read more
The Defense Department is using GeoSHAPE tool that will soon be available to assist countries and organizations dealing with the deadly consequences of hurricanes, earthquakes and other disasters and humanitarian crises, experts from DoD. The open-source tool is not directly related...Read more
The awards are new to me!
The Partnership for Public Service annually honors outstanding federal employees who have made a significant difference in the lives of Americans, presenting awards that have come to be known as the "Oscars of government...Read more
Today the Obama Administration is rolling out the Climate Data Initiative “Food Resilience” effort, "aimed at empowering America’s agricultural sector and strengthening the resilience of the global food system in a changing climate." Some geospatial highlights...Read more
The White House is keeping busy. In two separate efforts the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is reviewing geospatial technology initiatives in earth observation systems and in disaster response and recovery.
On July 18th, the OSTP released a report...Read more