There are lots of bad maps. The USGS is crowd sourcing TNM. Apple fired people over bad maps. OpenStreetMap quality is superior to many – even Bing. How Important is map quality? To web users? To mobile users? To the Media? To the big issues of the day: national security, energy independence. How much faith do we put in our maps?
Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, Third Edition, has been updated for ArcGIS 10.1. This new edition includes chapters and exercises related to working with ArcGIS Online, creating web maps, and searching for shared online data. Visit www.esri.com/esripress for more information.
Join us at the inaugural .Map Conference September 8-10 in Boston.
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 to shapefiles; the acronym stands for geospatial tool for security, humanitarian assistance and partnership engagement....