February 2014
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25 Maps and Charts that explain America Today

This was a good, quick read at the Washington Post. Â Thanks to Mike Henderson for passing along:


Where is LA’s Eastside?

Interesting article in the LA Times about mapping communities, specifically LA’s Eastside.

You can draw it yourself here:Â http://maps.latimes.com/debates/eastside/

The County is looking to do something similar, starting with our Board Reporting Areas.

Los Angeles Atlas project seeks a cartographer

Hi All –

While this sounds like a cool project, I’m in San Diego and they asked me if I knew anyone in LA that would be interested… so I’m putting Patricia’s email out to this list.




Heyday Books is actively seeking a creative cartographer to work with on a wonderfully ambitious […]

2014 CGIA Awards – Nominations open

Nominations for the 2014 CGIA Awards are open:Â http://cgia.org/cgia-award-nominations/

Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at the California GIS Conference (CalGIS), April 14-16th in Monterey California:Â http://www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis-conference/

Bring recognition to a colleague, project, or program. The visibility that goes with winning […]

Improving ArcGIS Performance with PerfQAnalyzer

Passing the information about this valuable tool along – it appears to have a number of enhancements.

In the Spring of 2012 [Esri] released the PerfQAnalyzer tool, which assists users in capturing render and edit times within ArcGIS for Desktop. This tool is a free, unsupported, downloadable tool offered to the Esri user community which […]

eGIS Committee Agenda for February 2014

Please find the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting here:February 2014.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda

It’s pretty packed, but here are some highlights:

A discussion of the document:Â CIO Preferred Technologies for Geographic Information Systems – 201312 The completion and re-launch of the Countywide Address Management System The start of the

LA Geospatial Summitt one week away

The Fourth annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summitt is one week away. Â I attend this yearly event as it is a great place to focus on broad geospatial trends in the Los Angeles area, meet colleagues and students, and take a day to breath in all the geospatial wonder!

Here’s a link:Â http://spatial.usc.edu/index.php/usc-spatial-sciences-institute/events/fourth-annual-los-angeles-geospatial-summit/

Here is […]

Eliminating pixelation in imagery (LARIAC imagery)

Thanks to Francis Calasanz for passing this along. Â This is good information for anyone using imagery, and also for our LARIAC participants.

“FYI…. We had a problem earlier with the LARIAC 3 image pixelating (top photo of Brackett Airport) at small scale (say 1:4000). I was about to forward the problem to you until […]