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ADEQ wins ECOS State Innovation Award

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 2:29pm

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality received a State Innovation Award from the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) in 2018 for their Arizona Water Watch application.  The app, which was built using Survey 123, is a crowd sourcing mobile app that allows any citizen to report on water quality issues within Arizona.


NSGIC GIS 101 Webinar Series

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:39am

NSGIC recently started a monthly web series titled "GIS 101," which gives a non-technical overview of GIS topics for people without GIS backgrounds.  The webinars do require a NSGIC login account.  However, free limited-access accounts are available.  The link below opens the webinar on Orthoimagery.  However, there is a webinar on Redistricting also available in their Library.


Changes to the National Land Cover Database

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:35am

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) just released in May 2019 an update to the National Land Cover Database (NLCD), which details land cover change for the lower 48 states.


5 key Location Intelligence trends for 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:31pm

A recent publication of the Location Intelligence Market report shows the location intelligence industry is expected to double in size by 2022.  This article summarizes some of the major trends in the industry.


What does the FAA Reauthorization Act Mean for Educational & Recreational Flyers?

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:30pm

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 became public law on October 5, 2018.  This article discusses how two sections of the law may affect recreational and educational users of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).



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