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Fully Online GIS Programs at UCLA Extension

With location as a service, cloud computing, 3D modeling and other trends, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies are becoming more prevalent in everyday life. The GIS industry is growing and becoming more important than ever before.

Our GIS and Geospatial Technology Programs are created in partnership with the UCLA Department of Geography, recognized internationally […]

Rio Hondo College GIS Course Offerings Fall 2018

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of August 18th. Registration is open for Fall GIS classes on campus and an Introductory course on location at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra). Here is a list of classes offered including a new Programming class GIS281 (GIS […]

Test Your GeoVocabulary – The Key

Here is the answer key to a crossword puzzle from a previous post.

We hope this puzzle has expanded your geo-vocabulary, even if just a little bit. For your convenience, the PDF contains links to learn more about the answers.

GISCI Map Contest – 2018 Results

The GIS Certification Institute (gisci.org) is proud to announce the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of this year’s annual map contest. The 2018 edition of the map contest sported a freestyle theme, and this year witnessed some very creative results!

Feel free to visit here […]

Test Your GeoVocabulary

Many of us like crossword puzzles. Many of us like the work we do. If finding a GIS themed crossword puzzle seemed near impossible, it made sense to create one, and this is what some of us came up with.

It’s a little geeky for the Times, but it will likely challenge […]

New Maps Plus

With so many JC’s and Uni’s all over SoCal teaching traditional desktop GIS, some might say there has been a flood of graduates in recent years. Good. Our profession needs really good people. Why not look into something a little bit different? The University of Kentucky is offering New Maps Plus, an […]

Summer and Fall 2018 GIS Class Offerings at Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College SUMMER 2018 GIS 25, INTRODUCTION TO CARTOGRAPHY 3 UNITS

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides a general introduction to Cartography, broadly defined as the art, science, and ethics of map making and map use. The emphases include map scale, map projection, reference and thematic […]

Summer and Fall 2018 GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College

Summer and Fall GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College include Introduction, field data collection, GIS & Python, Crime Mapping, GIS Applications, Cartography and Environmental GIS. For a full list of class offerings and descriptions you can visit Rio Hondo College GIS page.

Summer classes (8 weeks) start June 18th and Fall starts August […]

LA County (RRCC) Looking for Help Locating Vote Centers

This came through Nextdoor – from the LA County RRCC (related to Vote Centers).

In 2020, we’re stepping away from polling places and moving to Vote Centers – providing voters with greater convenience, accessibility and time to vote. We want YOUR help in choosing the locations of these Vote Centers.

The key part […]

County of San Bernardino

The County of San Bernardino department of Public Works has two GIS Analyst positions open. The first position is a contract GIS Analyst position, the second position is a regular full time GIS Analyst position.

See the links below for the job fliers:

Contract GIS Analyst position: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sanbernardino/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2046567

Full Time GIS Analyst […]