IndianaMap Update – October 2017

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist and Geologist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Layer Updates:  We have added three layers showing Crops in Indiana from 2014, 2015, and 2016 (data supplied by the USDA, NASS)  onto the IndianaMap. We have also removed three older layers showing Crops for the […]

IndianaMap Update – September 2017

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Layer Updates:  We have updated two layers on the IndianaMap. If you are a frequent user of these data, please use the links below to access the Layer Gallery to download data and metadata for each of […]

StateScoop Recognizes Two Indiana Mapping Efforts in Top 25 Coolest GIS Visualizations

September 5, 2017.  Both the IndianaMap hosted by the Indiana Geological and Water Survey (IGWS), and the Daily Crash Prediction Map developed by the Indiana State Police (ISP) and the Management Performance Hub (MPH) are being recognized by StateScoop as Top 25 Coolest GIS Visualizations. IndianaMap is a buffet of geographic information fed by more […]

Dave Nail moves back to Missouri

Since 2007, Indiana has been fortunate to have Dave Nail living and working here in Indiana as our USGS Geospatial Liaison. The USGS Geospatial Liaisons perform numerous partnership related functions in support of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, The National Map, Geospatial One Stop, and National Geospatial Program initiatives in state, local, and other federal […]

Geographically coordinated: How GIS is evolving within state government

As technology grasps a growing number of government operations, geospatial officers find themselves drifting closer to the center of IT. A cross section of GIOs / Statewide Geospatial Coordinators are interviewed including Indiana’s GIO Jim Sparks and IGIC Executive Director Phil Worrall.  Source: Geographically coordinated: How GIS is evolving within state government

IndianaMap Update – June 2017 (PART 1)

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Layer Updates We have just updated nine layers and added one new layer on the IndianaMap. If you are a frequent user of these data, please use the links below to access the Layer Gallery to download data […]

IndianaMap Update – June 2017 (PART 2)

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Announcing our beta release of the IndianaMap Viewer (Version 4) We are releasing our beta version of the map for IndianaMap (version 4) and we think it’s ready for you to take it for a test drive. […]

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].        

IndianaMap Update – November 2016

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Layer Updates We have just added one layer to the map showing stream mileage measurements of select streams and rivers of Indiana, data supplied by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). We also have updated five transportation […]

IndianaMap ArcGIS online County Timeline Story Map Template

Overview: On December 11, 1816, President James Madison signed the act admitting Indiana to the Union, a date we now celebrate as Statehood Day. Indiana’s 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, and to do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting […]