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Online meeting regarding ESRI Community Map

I will send this out as well, but I wanted to provide the connection information for tomorrow’s meeting regarding the ESRI Community basemap.

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).


Please join me in a Connect Pro Meeting.

Geospatial Technology Competency Model

GeoSpatial Pyramid

The Geospatial Technology Competency Model was developed under the Department of Labor, and is a comprehensive list of requirements for Geospatial experts.

This is an important release because it makes it official that geospatial technologies are a recognized, growing field, not related to any others. This is leading to […]

New [Free] Online Viewers from Esri

Esri is starting to roll out more of these free web apps with specific purposes in mind; so I thought I’d put a few of them here for you to take a look at. The latest is related to Landsat data (and change detection). But there is another for green building info and […]

LA County uses online redistricting software

A new article describing the County’s redistricting software in more detail has recently come out – I thought I would share the link:

I originally posted about this on May 2nd – Link to the original post – which contains links to the actual application.

From the article (link to the full […]

LA County Public Works releases iPhone app to find services

Snapshot on iTunes


If you live in areas covered by LA County’s Public Works department, they have just released an iPhone application that has been coming for a while. It’s a nice application that was developed in-house, and which ties to their back-end tracking systems. I recommend taking a look […]

Geographers median earnings are $54,000 per year

Passing this along:

Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce has released a report titled “What’s IT Worth?”.

According to the report, “Median earnings for those with Bachelor’s degrees vary greatly—from $29,000 for Counseling Psychology majors to $120,000 for Petroleum Engineering majors.”

What about a Bachelor’s degree in Geography?

Full-time, full-year workers […]