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Interactive Snowpack Map

Thanks to Mike Carson for passing this along:

Interactive Snowpack Map

eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda for May 2015

Please find the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting attached here: eGIS meeting notice and Agenda – May 2015

See you tomorrow!

Forum – LARIAC Data for a Resilient LA Region

Loyola Marymount is hosting a forum for the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability – this one is focused on the use of LARIAC data for resiliency and sustainability. The event is free and open to the public.

Click here to view the flyer: LARC 3rd Month Forum at […]

MapStory and Story Maps

Many of us are familiar with Esri Story Maps, and hopefully, many of us will visit exhibits and workshops about them at the upcoming Esri User Conference in July. Story Maps are a great way to add a “where” dimension to telling our story, or to just help explain something to someone. (It’s not […]

Interactive Map of Fatal Collisions (2003 – 2012)

I wanted to play a bit more with both Leaflet, which is an open source Javascript library for mapping. A recent dataset that we downloaded from UC Berkeley contains all injury collisions in LA County from 2003 – 2012. Mapping the locations of fatal collisions would let me play with some of the […]

Update to Preferred GIS Technologies

LA County has released an update to our preferred technologies for GIS, which recognizes the value, increasing adoption rates, and power of Leaflet (, which is an open source Javascript Library for mobile-friendly apps, along with the related data structure, geoJSON ( As well, this update recognizes the use of Socrata […]

LA County Open Data Portal goes live

This morning LA County launched its Open Data Portal at Beyond GIS data, the data portal expands the scope of our open data efforts to non-GIS data, including budget and finance information.

Developer tools and Open APIs enable developers to leverage the data as a service, and to build applications against […]