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GIS/RS folks needed

GIS/RS folks needed

I have checked about 5 or 6 images. The FEMA folks could use a hand id’ing really damaged areas. Just click the link and do a  few images.


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Now, the time has come for google to start the process of street views but off road. The google team started at the Grand Canyon and I’m wondering when they’ll put up the pics on GE.

Next, they have to rent a submarine and go 5 miles down the Marianas Trench and post up LIDAR and Bathymettry!


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Spatial SQL Tools from Codeplex.

Now, this is interesteing. I’ve been skeptical up to now about SQL SERVER gis data types, but his maybe the gamechanger

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GIS project

GIS project

Here is a nice GIS project template that ESRI was kind enough to post up.


It has some key things missing, the PM plan. But it does contain the charter.

Anyways, take a gander.

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SpatiallyAdjusted blog

This is still one of the top GIS-Centric blogs out there. James Fee has been an outspoken proponent of all things geo. When you get into very specialized areas of tech (ie – GIS, Security, Databases) they tend to be more narrow for the general audience – James Fee tends to break that paradigm. I don’t know him personally, but he’s always been one of the more “real” GIS geeks out there. Here is spatiallyadjusted.com

I remember seeing a list of the top GIS blogs – I think I’ll compile my own:





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I get the microstation dgn file format at least 1x a month. I have googled extensively for a free dgn converter and the same company always comes up – autodwg. This is really ridiculous! I have used arcview to convert, but there is always an error when you try to convert from dgn to shape file.

help a brother out!

here is the link of the company: http://www.autodwg.com/dgn-to-dwg/?gclid=CO-c5PSPlbICFYaDQgodT3AAVg

I thought that QGIS would be able to do dgn conversions, but aonly PRE-V8.


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CA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Map and other Government GIS News.

This is pretty nice. I think the CARB is probably one of the more forward thinking organizations out there and this is another manifestation of that ethos.
I am a believer in the GHG tracker, and hopefully we can be able to mine some of this data from Google (maybe as a pre-made Fusion Table)?

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