October 2014
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eGIS Committee Agenda for October 2014

Please see the agenda for today’s eGIS committee meeting attached below.

October 2014 eGIS meeting notice and Agenda

GIS Day – Manager Track

We are bringing back the Manager Track for GIS Day 2014.

This is a special half-day track for County managers who want an introduction to GIS and learn how it can support their operations. This track will focus on providing a non-technical understanding of GIS and show how GIS is used across the County to […]

Twitter map of sunrise

This live map showing tweets about sunrise, connected to the actual map of the world, is really cool! Click on the image to view the live map

EGIS Committee meeting for October


I will send out a more detailed agenda tomorrow but I wanted to remind folks of our meeting tomorrow. I look forward to a presentation from DPSS on their boundary redistricting project and we will discuss the classification exams and share notes.

See you tomorrow.

Maps of water use by water agency

Wanted to share a pair of maps that someone made based upon the Water Purveyor Service Areas dataset available from the LA County GIS Data Portal.

This is the power of sharing – it comes back in interesting ways.

Click here to see the map of Per […]

The Trouble with the Purple Election Map

Mike Henderson from LAFCO found this article – I think it is a great twist on one of the great mapping questions of our time – Red vs. Blue vs. Purple (and now Grey) chloropleth maps of elections.

Click here to go to the article.


FOSS4G 2014 Videos Available

If anyone missed the FOSS4G 2014 international conference in Portland, we can thank the presenters and event organizers for their generosity. This year’s 187 General Sessions were recorded and are available online for all of us.

The videos cover a wide range of subjects, […]

URISA Certified Workshops – to be Presented Virtually!

Passing this along from URISA.

URISA is pleased to announce the presentation of two of its most popular Certified Workshops via instructor-led web-based training. Normally full-day classroom sessions, each workshop has been re-packaged into three sections for presentation virtually without the travel expense and time away from work. The workshop content is thoroughly peer-reviewed and […]