Mudslide map shows which California communities could get hit next
The new tool is designed to help emergency managers allocate resources and understand regional risk following recent wildfires.
With federal dollars in mind, Wisconsin digitizes its local boundaries
A new data tool in Wisconsin will help the state accurately assess its local boundaries and help some of its cities and counties to qualify for greater federal funding.
GIS industry remains at odds over Geospatial Data Act
Some say existing language in the legislation designed to support the geospatial technologies industry would unfairly exclude many firms from bidding on federal contracts.
Geographically coordinated: How GIS is evolving within state government
As technology grasps a growing number of government operations, geospatial officers find themselves drifting closer to the center of IT.
GIS platform puts Miami-Dade ‘leaps and bounds ahead’ for mosquito season, officials say
After scrambling to control last summer’s Zika virus outbreak, officials say the county is prepared to combat mosquito-borne disease with the help of integrated map and data technology.
How government is tracking Zika using GIS technology
Esri software is helping organizations map populations that might be vulnerable to Zika, track what cases have been reported so far and look at where the mosquitos might set up shop.
Hawaii revamps GIS systems to improve access to accurate geographic data
The state is unveiling a new central server for its GIS database, allowing it to share that data with the public via a cloud-based open data portal.