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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 […]

Welcome Steve Steinberg! New LA County GIO!

Re-posting – because it’s important (thanks Michael Carson).

Congratulations to Steve Steinberg on becoming the new Geographic Information Officer (GIO) for the County of Los Angeles. He will be working from the Internal Services Department (ISD); for those of you that want to know.

Before joining the County, Steve was the Principal Scientist and Department […]

Oblique satellite imagery from PlanetLabs

Wanted to pass this along: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/04/these-oblique-satellite-images-are-pretty-amazing/

These are oblique imagery from the satellites from Planet Labs.

There are some potential applications, too, beyond the “wow” factor of the images. Taking stereo images of an object from different angles will allow for the derivation of height. And taking images from many different angles will allow for […]

Interactive Nuclear Blast Map

A bit creepy, but GIS nonetheless.

Interactive Nuclear Blast Map

https://outrider.org/nuclear-weapons/interactive/bomb-blast/?airburst=false&bomb=2&lat=34.0653347&location=Los%20Angeles%2C%20California%2090012%2C%20United%20States&long=-118.24389099999999

Big Data Day LA 2018

Registration for Big Data Day LA is now open.

There has been a rise in the field of Data Science and a host of technologies that surround this field. With over a dozen different knowledge tracks, this event covers a wide range of subjects ranging from material that will challenge hard core data scientists down […]

NG9-1-1 and the GIS Workflow – Presented by SoCal URISA (LA)

Topics Covered: Why Next Gen 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1)? Keystakeholders: PSAP, Address, GIS 9-1-1 Technology, Terminology & Standards GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 Getting Your GIS Ready Real-World Examples and Lessons Learned Los Angeles Workshop:

Wed, February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST

Los Angeles Fire Department Metropolitan Fire Communications Center 500 E. Temple Street […]

2018 GISCI Map Contest

The GIS Certification Institute (gisci.org) is proud to announce its Map Contest for 2018, with a freestyle theme allowing you to create a map with a topic and style of your own choosing.

Map submittals may qualify for 1 point under the Contributions to the Profession category towards your GISP certification or recertification, and […]

Call for participation for combined GIS super event of the year! CalGIS 2018 / GIS-Pro in Palm Springs

The call for proposals is now open for CalGIS 2018 / GIS-Pro in Palm Springs! Please visit the website below for more information and to submit your great work!

Palm Springs, California – Convention Center

October 9 – 12, 2018

Press release: http://www.urisa.org/news/2018/01/22/press-release/presentation-proposals-invited-for-gis-pro-calgis-2018-in-palm-springs/

Call for proposals: http://www.urisa.org/gisprocalgis2018call

GIS-Pro has […]

Holiday Maps and GIS Related Sites for 2017

Get in the spirit this year with all things maps or GIS related. Some highlights (from various sources)…

LA County Holiday Decorations Web Map

http://arcg.is/0eHXTa

 

Oakland County Michigan – Crowdsourced Holiday lights

https://oakgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/StoryMapCrowdsource/index.html?appid=fdc67c6611ee48c8a3a727e925af93e0

 

Temecula California Holiday Lights Map

https://temecula.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=1ddd51dcd34f419089e6912fcca0e579

 

New York Public Library’s Christmas Cards

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/cartography-maps-new-york-public-library-christmas-cards

 

Esri […]

Access to Los Angeles County Cadastral Landbase Data

The Cadastral Landbase is the foundation for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works’ transportation, mapping, and infrastructure, and is an integral part of project workflows and GIS applications. The Landbase is continuously updated with the most current land information.

The website provided in the link provides the Cadastral Landbase data in CADD […]