June 2011
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ArcGIS for Home Use Program

Another item passed along from James Fee:


ArcGIS for Home Use makes GIS available to everyone. This offer is ideal for existing ArcGIS users who want to use the same powerful software at home for noncommercial personal use and for individuals who want to expand their GIS skills. However, anyone can participate in […]

James Fee’s Funny Banner

This is a pretty awesome image from James Fee (http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/2011/06/30/new-banner-ad-at-my-blog):






The Art of Cartography: BBC Film Shows Off Medieval Maps

The Art of Cartography: BBC Film Shows Off Medieval Maps http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/06/the-art-of-cartography-bbc-film-shows-off-medieval-maps/241222/

Official Boundaries of the County of Los Angeles

This is why GIS is better …


CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE, Section 23119: The boundaries of Los Angeles County are as follows:


Collect GPS data with your iPhone!

Michael Carson from Santa Monica passed along this cool little iPhone app – can’t wait to try it!

Looking to easily collect GIS data with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? Check this one out! And it’s free!



City IT Leaders Discuss Geospatial Data’s Growing Role

Very good article about the value of GIS (and has some nice case studies too). Click here to read.

GIS Job – GIS Manager for Sonoma Land Trust

Sonoma Land Trust is seeking a part-time GIS Manager to oversee all aspectsof the GIS program. The GIS Manager will report to the Conservation Easement StewardshipManager and will work closely with staff from the acquisition, stewardship and communicationsteams.

Note: The position is 20 hours per week. Sonoma Land Trust offers competitive salary and benefits.The salary […]

GeoSpatial LA Gathering (Social GIS)

Hi there,

For those of you in the LA Area, I wanted to invite you to the gathering of a little geospatial group that gets together every couple of months in a social setting. It’s composed of anyone in the LA area who is thinking geospatially.

We’ll be gathering in Koreatown this time and we’ll […]

Save the Date – GIS Day 2011 “GIS – The Fabric of LA County”


This year’s GIS Day event is titled “GIS – The Fabric of LA County.”

Please share with your GIS contacts. You are invited to join us for Los Angeles County’s 4th Annual GIS Day! SAVE THE DATE Flyer (PDF)

For details go to: http://gis.lacounty.gov/gisday

As in past years, we […]

Geocortex Picnic at the ESRI Conference

Geocortex BBQ and Technology Update at the Esri UC

Registered? Flights booked? Bags packed? We’re looking forward to another great conference this year. Look for us in Booth 2417.

With so much going on during the conference, please also keep these Geocortex-related events in mind, mark your calendars, and don’t forget to RSVP if […]