2017 Local Government GIS Coordinator Forum

IGIC’s Education Committee held our 11th Annual Government Geospatial Coordinator Forum last Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville, Indiana. Thanks to our host this year:  Matthew Baller, GIS Director, Information System Services Department, Hamilton County Indiana. This year’s forum was attended by over 70 GIS enthusiasts and advocates working […]

FREE* Google Earth Engine Resources and Tutorials

Contributed By: Larry Biehl  IndianaView Coordinator Purdue University, Young Hall 942 155 South Grant Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Tel: (765) 494-3529 email:  biehl@purdue.edu Google Earth Engine (GEE) is a cloud based image analysis program. GEE allows the use of Google’s massive storage and computational power to perform imagery analysis and visualization on a planetary scale. GEE […]

IndianaView – Landsat county images for all 92 Indiana counties

Contributed by:  Larry Biehl IndianaView Coordinator 155 South Grant Street Young Hall 942 West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Tel: (765) 494-3529 Landsat data have been prepared for all of the counties in Indiana. The data sets represent a rectangular area which includes the county. The data sets also represent a temporal sampling across 30 years for […]

IGIC GIS Education Survey Released

August 23, 2017, Indianapolis, IN:  The Indiana Geographic Information Council has released a membership survey of GIS training classes.   IGIC is partnering with the Indiana Geographic Information Office and with TeachMeGIS to expand the availability of GIS training opportunities in Indiana.   Responding to this short survey will help our IGIC Education Committee to: […]

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How Data, Mapping Technologies Are Helping State, Local Oregon Agencies Prepare

State and local agencies in Oregon, where the solar eclipse will first reach the United States, have partnered for the past year to identify best uses for geospatial and mapping technology. Source: Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How Data, Mapping Technologies Are Helping State, Local Oregon Agencies Prepare

IGIC Webinar – Configurable GIS Web Applications with Opensource

Date / Time: Monday, August 14, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time Zone Presented By: Ahmed Osman, General Manager Cartologic IGIC is pleased to have our newest Corporate Sponsor give this presentation on Open Source technology. Abstract:  Deploy GIS web applications with no coding. Build and deploy interactive maps, dashboards, data collection forms and […]

Why GIS? – IGIC’s 2018 Annual Indiana GIS Conference Theme

WHY GIS? GIS (Geographic Information System) gives us the Power of Digital Mapping. A GIS lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends. … There is a growing interest in and awareness of the economic and strategic value of GIS. Source: Esri So Why GIS? Maps better than any other […]

IGIC’s 2017 Annual Indiana GIS Conference – FINAL Program

FINAL Conference Program and Schedule: IGIC’s Annual Indiana GIS Conference is less than one week away.  Our final conference Schedule and Program are available for download here: FINAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE [HERE] FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM [HERE] CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Pre-Conference Events, Monday May 8th  (Afternoon and Evening Education, Networking & Social Activities for the early arrivers) IU Well […]

Indiana School for the Blind Prints Huge 3D Map Based on Indiana’s OpenTopography Lidar Data

Christopher Crosby, Geodetic Imaging & OpenTopography Project Manager shared this story as a nice example of the broader impacts of the Indiana Statewide lidar dataset and open data access via OpenTopography [LINK].        

IGIC Webinar – NextGen 911 and Geospatial Preparedness

DATE/TIME:  Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ABSTRACT:  Eighty percent of emergency calls come from a wireless device.  Public safety needed to change the way these calls are routed, and the need for better location information is evident.  The methods through which the public communicates with 9-1-1 has changed dramatically in the […]