USGS Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) available for download EarthExplorer

Contributed By: Larry Biehl IndianaView Coordinator Purdue University, Young Hall 942 155 South Grant Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Email: biehl@purdue.edu Tel: (765) 494-3529 USGS Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) for the conterminous United States are now available for download from EarthExplorer (https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov).  Eventually, Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Sensor (MSS) data will also be included in […]

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 […]

Open Data [a.k.a. GIS Data] Are Crucial in Long-Term Recovery Following Hurricane Harvey

[GIS] Data possess a number of useful functions for non-profit and government groups, from determining where to deploy anti-mosquito measures to helping assess how many people still need aid. Source: Tech, Open Data Are Crucial in Long-Term Recovery Following Hurricane Harvey

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 […]

Facebook has mapped human population, building internet in space

The company has created a data map of the human population by combining government census numbers with information it’s obtained from space satellites, according to Janna Lewis, Facebook’s head of strategic innovation partnerships and sourcing. Source: Facebook has mapped human population, building internet in space

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

Indiana Tech Company Surges Forward Bringing Mapping into the 21st Century | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

Source: Indiana Tech Company Surges Forward Bringing Mapping into the 21st Century | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov   For Chris Walls, it all began with a love for maps. “I always loved maps.  When we were in the car when I was growing up, I was always looking at where we were […]

SHARON KANDRIS APPOINTED ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT POLIS CENTER

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 4, 2017)—The Polis Center at IUPUI is pleased to announce that Sharon Kandris has been named Associate Director. In this role, she will lead center-wide initiatives, cultivate the development of new initiatives and project opportunities, expand community partnerships to further the Center’s mission, direct the community informatics area as a special focus […]

IGIC Launches Our First GoFundMe Campaign

January 17, 2017, Indianapolis, IN:  The Indiana Geographic Information Council (www.igic.org) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is pleased to announce in conjunction with the 2017 Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyor’s (ISPLS) Convention we are launching a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for a Marion County Pilot Project to provide “IndianaMap Access to County Surveyor Data […]