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Arizona's 2017 student competition

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:46pm

Details are still being gathered, but general information and guidelines can be found by looking in the AGIC News/Resources tab. 

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National Address Database - Pilot Project...

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 2:46pm

The document describes, in great detail, the concepts, planning, and work done to date.  As we learned in Prescott, our in-state collaborations and leadership on this pilot strongly influenced the pilot and findings.

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FGDC announces new Address Theme

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:34am

This is being posted in AGIC News because of our states significant involvement with several national efforts/organizations leading to the creation of this theme by FGDC

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911- How high are you?

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:20am

This article has noting to do with callers reporting OD's....but, instead, considers High in relation to elevation above or below the surrounding landscape. 

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911 — How high are you?

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:14am

Location reporting remains two-dimensional. We correlate left and right, forward and back, or east and west, north and south—especially when dealing with maps. While this logic has worked in the past, the lack of a Z indicator for altitude creates an additional problem. How do dispatchers accurately direct fire or police when the cell phone caller is in a high-rise building? Because AGIC is very involved with 9-1-1 and is working on standards and national initiatives related to NG911, this article is posted as AGIC news. 

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