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GIS classes at Santa Monica College

Website Snapshot

Here are another set of classes for those of you on the Westside:

Click this link:Â http://www2.smc.edu/schedules/2012/fall/default.htm

And then click on “Geographic Information Systems” on the left side.

LA County Board of Supervisors approves new GIS Classifications (May 2012)

Adopted!

I haven’t had the time to post about this before today, but I am very happy to report that the LA County Board of Supervisors adopted a GIS classification series for the County!

For the first time the County has a career path for staff doing GIS, and will recognize […]

eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda for May 2012

Please find the agenda for tomorrow’s LA County eGIS Committee Meeting attached here:Â May – 2012_0515.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda (pdf file)

Important note

The GIS classifications will be in front of the Board of Supervisors tomorrow. Â It was held from two weeks ago due to unrelated issues, so let’s hope it passes […]

GIS Internship on Catalina Island

For those of you who want to do GIS and fieldwork – this is a great opportunity.

Thanks to Tom Weisenberger for passing along!

 

Organization:Â Catalina Island Conservancy Title:Â GIS/IT Technician Location:Â Avalon, CA USA Application Deadline: Posted:Â 2012-05-14

http://www.gjc.org/gjc-cgi/showjob.pl?id=1337014157

What is your Walk Score?

Walk Score

If you haven’t been to Walkscore.com you should check it out: Â They have done a pretty interesting spatial analysis based upon distance from an address to local resources (restaurants, shopping, etc). Â Check it out here:Â http://www.walkscore.com/apartments/search/90071.

What is interesting to me about this is that if […]

GIS Science certificate from North Dakota

North Dakota

Betsy Barker from Beaches and Harbors pointed me to another online GIS certificate:

http://distance.und.edu/degree/?id=geoinfoscience2

LA City Planning releases GIS Data Portal

LA City Planning GIS Data PAge

The City of Los Angeles Planning department has launched a GIS Data Portal for downloading various GIS data files pertaining to City Planning information.

You can access the data by going to http://planning.lacity.org, selecting the Maps and Stats button on the left, […]

New GIS certificate from Cal State Fresno

Fresno's certificate program

A new on-line only GIS certification from Cal State Fresno.

Thanks to Betsy Barker for passing this long: Â http://www.fresnostate.edu/cge/giscert/index.shtml

 

HELP!!! Please up-vote this idea at ESRI: User Assignable Layer Ids for REST Map Services

Promote this idea!

I’m asking for a favor to everyone who get this (even if you aren’t a GIS programmer). Â This will help you all in the long run. Â I want this idea to go to the top of the ideas page!!!

Idea Title : User Assignable Layer Ids […]

LA LAFCO Looking for GIS/Mapping Technician

POSITION CLOSED (OVER 30 APLICATIONS RECEIVED) – AS OF 5/14/12Â

RECRUITMENT

GIS/MAPPING TECHNICIAN

The Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles (LAFCO) is actively seeking candidates for the position of GIS/Mapping Technician. This position reports to the LAFCO Executive Officer and interacts with other LAFCO […]