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San Diego International Airport Interactive Map

San Diego International Airport developed an interactive map (mobile Geocortex viewer) to show locations for dining, shopping, relaxing, etc. with photos and information. I think it’s worth checking out!

 

 

Open Data Discovery

Open Data Discovery is an interesting project that tracks and displays 306 open data portals around the globe.

“These data portals are established by nations, provinces, cities, and institutes worldwide, which are main force of the global activity of data opening. With the effort of constantly observing these portals, we hope to provide […]

Where does Graffiti happen in North Long Beach?

Reported 9th District Graffiti Incidents, 2011-2016.

Passing this nice article around about work at a local level:

http://www.uplablb.org/blog/hacking-north-long-beach-graffiti

 

LA County buildings being loaded into OpenStreetMap (in 3D!)

Since we made our Building Outlines public a few years ago, I have received requests here and there for that information in order to load that information into Open StreetMap (OSM). The scope of the project is huge (over 3,o00,000 buildings) and OSM doesn’t allow, as far as I know, the ability to just […]

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)’s stated mission “applies the principles of open source and open data sharing to humanitarian response and economic development”. In a nutshell, HOT coordinates the work of OpenStreetMap volunteers and aerial mapping vendors, etc. in response to disasters in various parts of the world.

Volunteers often work from the comfort […]

Parcel Viewer Superseded by GIS Viewer

County staff and LAR-IAC participants have had access to comprehensive property information through the Parcel Viewer. This is an important message for those staff that use the Parcel Viewer.

Parcel ownership data has been moved from the Parcel Viewer to reside in the GIS Viewer. This eliminates the need to access two separate applications. Once […]

LA City Launches GeoHub

Mayor Garcetti And Esri Launch Innovative Platform That Puts Open Data To Work

These Maps are Fake, But You’ll Still Want to Explore Them

We all take great strides to provide the highest quality and accuracy of our maps. This article might be enjoyed by the creative minds among us. The article begins…

“Most maps depict a real place in the world, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Sometimes images that look like maps can be excellent […]

State releases application for park need

The California State Parks has released what it says is the nation’s first statewide GIS system of demographic data that can help identify where community parks are needed.

The new Park Access Tool can produce reports about every city, […]

eGIS Team members win award

Congratulations to Tom Weisenberger and Christine Lam of the Enterprise GIS Team for winning an IT Project Award at the Los Angeles Digital Summit yesterday!

Their application, the “Pest Detection Viewer,” was used to digitize the locations of over 400,000 fruit trees, which are used by the County’s Agriculture Weights and Measures Department […]