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 […]
Hello LARIAC participants,
This Thursday (7/28/16) we have our LARIAC4 status update, and LARIAC 5 kick-off meeting. The agenda is attached. This is an important meeting to attend. Pictometry will be providing lunch after the meeting, so it is important that you RSVP so we can get an idea of how […]
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 […]
In order to make our data easier to find, sometimes a nice table or spreadsheet is what you want. LA County has created a new page which lists all of the GIS Data Los Angeles County has identified in its systems, compiled and organized, with active links on this site to where the data can […]
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.
Passing this along:
We’re reaching out to you and the County GIS department about an upcoming mapathon Saturday April 2nd at the LA Times in downtown LA to get people together to edit OpenStreetMap and import all the buildings in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]