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GeoSpatial LA Meeting After Geocortex User Group

Hi Everyone,

Next Wednesday, After the Geocortex User Group meeting – Click here for information the GeoSpatial LA group will be getting together for a more social GIS interaction.

Here’s the information:

When: Wednesday, March 6th

Time: 5:30 – 8pm

Where:

Far Bar (Little Tokyo) (http://farbarla.com)

347 E 1st St Los […]

Postal Address and Coordinate Finder

Pretty cool.

http://ctrlq.org/maps/address/

LA County GIS Viewer

The LA County GIS Viewer is fully running. The objective of the GIS Viewer is to publicize the County’s GIS authoritative data holdings and enable wide access to them through a powerful set of web-based GIS tools. Click on the image below to launch the viewer or go to

Open Source GIS 101, Introduction

In the world of open source software, one fact is clear. Everyone has different opinions about which software they prefer. Newcomers to open source GIS software are often confused by a seemingly chaotic mix of software applications.

So where do we start learning?

For the newcomers, this is an introduction to a short series of […]

London 360 Panaroma Megapixel

http://btlondon2012.co.uk/pano.html

Geocortex User Group Meeting – March 6th

Hi everyone,

Next week is the Southern California Geocortex User Group Meeting. This is a good opportunity for everyone who uses this technology or is interested to see what the County and other folks are doing with it!

Register here!

Details Date:

Wednesday March 6th, 2013

Time:

1:30pm – 4:00pm

Location:

Los Angeles […]

Cheating boyfriend caught on Russian Map site

Thanks to Chris Sellers for passing along this tidbit. I guess in Russia they don’t require the same privacy of faces that they do here ….

http://digitallife.today.com/_news/2013/02/20/17030737-cheating-boyfriend-busted-thanks-to-russian-map-site?lite?ocid=twitter

Interesting privacy issues though …

Pictometry Online – Parcels updated weekly!

I have completed working with Pictometry to make an important change to the parcels shown Pictometry Online. There is a new layer called Parcels (Streamed) which is coming directly from the County’s servers, and is updated weekly.

In the past, parcel data was uploaded to Pictometry and pre-rendered in a Web Mapping Service […]

eGIS Steering Committee Meeting – Agenda for February 2013

Please find the agenda for today’s eGIS Steering Committee here: February – 2013_0219.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda

On today’s agenda:

A discussion of the implemented monitoring tool for eGIS systems (click here to check it out) A discussion of the State Geocoding Standards and whether we should implement something like that in […]

USGS Topo maps Archive – Free to a good home!

This could be of great interest to educational institutions out there:

“The US Geological Survey Pacific Region would like to find a new home for a complete collection of USGS 7.5-minute topographic maps of California. The map collection was compiled by the (formerly named) CA Department of Fish and Game Biogeographic Data Branch and represents […]