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GIS Day 2014

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Well the time has come for the annual GIS Day. This is a great worldwide event to learn all about the wonders of what GIS can do. “On November 19 join in the worldwide celebration of GIS Day, the annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and …

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How Businesses Can Benefit from Using GIS Technology

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A GIS (Geographic Information System) assimilates hardware, software, and data for capturing, analyzing, managing, and exhibiting all systems of geographically referenced material. It allows the user to interpret, visualize, question and understand how data can reveal patterns, trends, and relationships in the form of charts, reports, globes, and maps. This …

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2014 Top 10 GIS Graduate Degree Programs

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Determining a school to further your GIS education is a very hard decision. The amount of research and reviews that you have to dig through just to see if the program(s) they offer are even what you want/need. Sure there are a bunch of degrees offered out there, but which …

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URISA GIS Hall of Fame is Accepting Nominations for 2014

URISA GIS Hall of Fame

Well it’s time again for the ¬†Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) Hall of Fame… and time to send your choice of nominations from the GIS world.¬†Nominations are due by May 1, 2014. For those who don’t know about URISA or who they are here is a quote from …

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2010 US CENSUS Demographic data down to the block level!

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Well, no more fumbling around with the US Census American Fact Finder website looking for data. Now they have released a 2 DVD set with all of your 2010 US Census SF1 needs. Ready for the best part… IT’S FREE! Now…Census data is already free, but hey its still nice …

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Become a GIS Priority Contributor

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The world of GIS is vast, and we are looking for some skilled people to contribute some great articles, posts, blogs, and videos. The topics are endless and open to whatever you feel comfortable with writing or showing. We would love some writes about the open source GIS culture. But …

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ArcGIS for Home Use Program

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Finally an affordable license of ArcGIS for personal use is available! Now this isn’t any breaking news, but hey its news to you whenever you read it. ESRI is offering every GIS professional all the heavy work tools needed to do some serious mapping as well analytical research for the …

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