2019 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

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Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:35pm

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana has used UAS technology since 2018 to map vehicle crash scenes.  The technology has allowed them to map a crash scene in 5-8 minutes, instead of 2-3 hours using traditional methods, and has allowed them to reopen roads much faster after an accident.

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Fifty Years of Commercial GIS Part 1

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

This year marks the 50th anniversary since GIS started being used commercially.  The article below provides a nice summary of how GIS grew during its first 25 years.

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Viewing World Populations as Mountains

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:31am

Engineer Matt Daniels used 3D visualization to display world populations since 1975.  The interactive map is available here.  Note, if you have trouble viewing the map in Internet Explorer, try Google Chrome. 

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US Drought Monitor

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:49pm

The US Drought Monitor shows the drought conditions across the US.  Readers are also able to drill-down to the region and state level for more details about those areas.  The map is updated each Thursday. 

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ADWR Story Map Focuses on Willcox Area Land Subsidence

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:44pm

The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) has created a story map to show the subsidence issues within the Willcox Basin region.

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