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Fixing aerial imagery stretching in ArcMap 10.1 (or why does my imagery look so bad?)

ESRI has apparently made some unnecessary changes to the way it handles raster imagery in its newest version (10.1). The County goes through great lengths in its imagery project (LARIAC – see website) to ensure that the imagery is color balanced and looks good natively. When you added our data to ArcMap, it […]

Weather related map services

I received some links for those of you who might want to embed weather related information into existing mapping sites. The NEXRAD weather radar is a good one. Thanks to Carol Ostergren from the USGS for passing along: here are a few services

USGS Hazards Info dynamic http://rmgsc.cr.usgs.gov/ArcGIS/rest/services/nhss_usdata/MapServer Link USGS Hazards […]

Sandy, Before and after in pictures

Thanks to Chris Sellers of Beaches for passing this along: Drag the vertical line on the right side of each picture to the left, to see before and after.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/hurricane-sandy-before-after-photos/

GIS Job – GIS Technician for Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach has an opening for a GIS Technician position.

Pays between $4,647 and $5,390 per month.

Link to the job posting Job Description (pdf file). GIS Tech Supplemental Questionnaire (pdf).

The mysterious “Sandy Island” – an island that never was ….

Thanks to Kenneth Bennett for passing along – always interesting how maps make errors:

http://news.yahoo.com/lost-island-maps-made-103222703–abc-news-topstories.html

GIS Job – GIS Manager for Orange County Parks

This looks like a good opportunity for GIS professionals with a fair amount of experience. It is located in Irvine, CA

Pay is between $53,000 and $105,000 annually (quite a range!)

PDF file of the description: gis manager position (pdf file) Click here to go to the full online description […]

GIS Day 2012 Pictures

Thanks to everyone who came, and especially to the volunteers and GIS Day Committee who made this day such a success!!! See if you can find yourself! And thanks to Diandra for taking these great pictures

If you have any pictures that you would like me to add, please send them to me!!!

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GIS Post Doctoral Fellowship at Loyola Marymount

This was passed along to me: Post Doc GIS_Center for Urban Resilience.revised_061812 (word file)

Position Title: Post Doctoral Fellowship

Position Summary

Under general supervision of the Director of Center for Urban Resilience and Ecological Solutions this position will examine urban greening as a key form of urban land use and land cover change in […]

GIS Day kickoff!

William Fujioka kicks off GIS Day

Thank you to our GIS Day Sponsors

The sponsors below are providing coffee, gift cards, the GIS Day Cake, and helping us make GIS Day the best event it can be.

See everyone tomorrow morning!