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Videos of GIS Day 2015 presentations

If you missed our opening speakers, we had a video crew on hand to film the presentations from Bernie Szukalski, Ted Ross, and Lilian Coral. They did a great job of kicking off GIS Day, and I wanted to thank Andres Trinidad and the DHS film crew for capturing these great moments.

Our presentation schedule […]

Changes to Canvas Basemap

For those folks who use our online mapping systems, and for those partners who directly leverage our map services, we are rolling out a number of small changes to our cartography in order to make our maps more accurate and useful, as well as more suited to mobile devices.

This post covers changes to our […]

LA County Image Change App

Explore changes over time in LA County using our high resolution LAR-IAC imagery. Click and drag the time slider bar to see the changes between 2014 and 2011 imagery. Several bookmarks have been created for you to quickly see some cool examples of development and the effects of drought on the landscape (e.g. LAX, Santa […]

LA Geospatial Summit – registration open

Registration for the sixth annual LA Geospatial Summit is now open.

February 24, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Propel your geospatial career on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the annual one-day professional development and networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute.

Learn how GIS is transforming the energy, […]

Summer internship at Southern California Edison

Edison has a GIS internship available for next summer:

https://sce.taleo.net/careersection/sce_external_campus_career_section/jobdetail.ftl?job=71013320

 

Overview:

This position is part of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) University and Campus Relations Internship Program. The Summer Internship program is a 10-12 week paid opportunity to gain hands-on experience with challenging work, while developing your skills, and building your network. The […]

100 outstanding maps of 2015

Read through a few of them – very cool stuff!

Part One

Part Two

Updates to LA County BaseMap

For those folks who use our online mapping systems, and for those partners who directly leverage our map services, we are rolling out a number of small changes to our cartography in order to make our maps more accurate and useful, as well as more suited to mobile devices.

This post covers changes to our […]

eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda for December 2015

The agenda for today’s meeting is attached: eGIS meeting notice and Agenda – December 15, 2015

We will recap GIS Day, raffle off ESRI virtual campus, and discuss the draft strategic plan, among other things.

I am also looking forward to a presentation from Public Works about their CatchBasins mobile application.

Related Documents

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Roam for Windows Tablets

IntraMaps Roam is a free and open source app for offline tablet use, providing a field-friendly interface ‘skin’ on top of QGIS. On tablets we tested, panning, zooming, editing, and taking pictures were extremely smooth and fast. Our prototype tablet had enough local storage to include 4 GB for vector basemap layers plus locally hyperlinked […]

Assessment of Green Infrastructure of LA’s Coastal Zone

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) recently announced the completion of a tree canopy and land cover assessment of the coastal area of Los Angeles County, in partnership with the University of Vermont Spatial Analysis Lab and Clark University. At a recent event, a presentation was done of the data analysis, which used high-resolution […]